Professional and Technical

Aquaculture Technology – Diploma (D15120)

The Aquaculture Technology curriculum prepares individuals for careers in aquaculture and management of aquatic ecosystems. It provides a broad background in science and math as well as specialized course work and practical experience in fish, shellfish, and aquatic plant production and management.

BCC also offers Aquaculture Technology Degree and Certificate options. The Aquaculture Technology Diploma program is specifically designed to help students get ahead in their professional field of interest and is also a stepping stone to those who may want to purse an Aquaculture Technology Associate degree.

This program is also available through Brunswick Online. Click to learn more.

Diploma (D15120)

(This diploma can be completed fully online or on-campus.)

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
AQU 111 Aquaculture I 3
AQU 220 Aquaculture Facilities 3
BIO 111 General Biology I 4
BUS 280 REAL Small Business 4
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 4
Semester Total 18
Spring Semester #1
AGR 130 Altern Agriculture Production 3
AQU 112 Aquaculture II 3
-or-
AQU 260 Aquariology 3
AQU 210 Limnology & Water Quality 3
-or-
AQU 270 Water Gardens 3
AQU 251 Hatchery Management I 3
-or-
AQU 161 Aquaculture Practicum I 1
& AQU 162 Aquaculture Practicum II 1
& AQU 163 Aquaculture Practicum III 1
-or-
AQU 162 Aquaculture Practicum II 1
& AQU 165 Aquaculture Practicum V 1
& AQU 166 Aquaculture Practicum VI 1
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
Semester Total 18
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 39