Aquaculture and Aquarium Science
Learn how to raise fish and shellfish through RWU’s unique and innovative program in Aquaculture and Aquarium Science, offered in partnership with the New England Aquarium in Boston. You’ll study and conduct research in our state-of-the-art Marine and Natural Sciences Building, which is home to nearly 200 ocean tanks, the state’s only shellfish hatchery and our renowned tropical marine ornamental program.
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Requirements for the Minor in Aquaculture and Aquarium Science
|AQS||260||Principles of Aquatic Animal Husbandry and Lab|
|AQS||262||Aquarium System Design and Life Support and Lab|
Three (3) courses from the following list:
|AQS||306||Principles of Exhibit Development (offered at RWU and NEAq)|
|AQS||314||Field Collection Methods (offered by NEAq in the Bahamas)|
|AQS||346||Hatchery Management and Lab|
|AQS||352||Public Aquarium Management|
|AQS||450||Aquaculture/Aquarium Science Research|
|BIO||302||Ichthyology and Lab|
|BIO||345||Aquaculture and Lab|
*A maximum of two (2) courses may be applied towards both the Aquaculture & Aquarium Science minor and to the major in Marine Biology.