AQU 111 – Aquaculture I

Aquaculture
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces the basic principles of fish and shellfish production. Topics include site selection; water quality; nutrition and feeding; management of diseases and parasites; genetics and breeding; and harvest, transport and marketing. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the natural conditions and management practices necessary to produce a crop of fish or Read More

AQU 112 – Aquaculture II

Aquaculture
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers the specific culture techniques used in the production of a variety of aquatic species. Emphasis is placed on species of economic importance in North Carolina, especially channel catfish, hybrid striped bass, rainbow trout, crawfish, clams, and oysters. Upon completion, students should be able to describe the various culture methods and prepare a Read More

AQU 161 – Aquaculture Practicum I

Aquaculture
Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 1
This course provides students with practical hands-on experience in fish/shellfish farming. Emphasis is placed on introductory concepts involved in daily management. Upon completion, students should be able to perform routine duties associated with the daily management of a fish/shellfish production facility.

AQU 162 – Aquaculture Practicum II

Aquaculture
Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 1
This course is designed to provide students with basic hands-on experience in fish/shellfish production. Emphasis is placed on the specialized culture techniques used to produce a variety of species of fish/shellfish. Upon completion, students should be able to complete the various tasks associated with the production of various species of fish/shellfish.

AQU 163 – Aquaculture Practicum III

Aquaculture
Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 1
This course is designed to provide students with basic hands-on experience in fish/shellfish production. Emphasis is placed on the special problems associated with fish/shellfish production during the critical warm summer season. Upon completion, students should be able to address the various problems associated with warm season fish/shellfish production.

AQU 164 – Aquaculture Practicum IV

Aquaculture
Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 1
This course is designed to provide students with advanced hands- on experience in fish/shellfish production. Emphasis is placed on advanced topics in aquaculture, including nutrition, diseases, and genetics and breeding. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize nutritional and pathogenic diseases and should be proficient at selecting brood organisms.

AQU 165 – Aquaculture Practicum V

Aquaculture
Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 1
This course is designed to provide students with advanced hands- on experience in fish/shellfish production. Emphasis is placed on facility design, construction and maintenance. Upon completion, students should be able to design, construct and maintain a variety of aquaculture production facilities.

AQU 166 – Aquaculture Practicum VI

Aquaculture
Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 1
This course is designed to provide students with advanced hands- on experience in fish/shellfish production. Emphasis is placed on water quality management in aquaculture. Upon completion, students should be proficient in the management of water quality in a variety of aquaculture production facilities.

AQU 210 – Limnology & Water Quality

Aquaculture
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces the ecosystem dynamics of freshwater lakes and ponds. Topics include the physical, chemical, and biological aspects of standing water bodies with emphasis on practical management. Upon completion, students should be able to collect and analyze data and develop an appropriate management plan for a freshwater pond or lake.

AQU 215 – Algae Culture

Aquaculture
Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers the specific techniques used in the process of propagating various species of marine and freshwater algae. Topics include media preparation and culture on a scale ranging from the research laboratory to commercial production. Upon completion, students should be able to start, maintain and scale up cultures of algae.