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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Cook College Programs of Study Certificate Programs Fisheries Science Certificate (30 Credits)  

Fisheries Science Certificate (30 Credits)

This certificate program addresses the growing demand for trained fisheries professionals in the region. The certificate provides students from several curricula with courses and practical experience and is modeled on the guidelines of the American Fisheries Society.

The program was developed by faculty from the departments of ecology, evolution, and natural resources; human ecology; and marine sciences. For more information, contact Dr. John A. Quinlan, IMCS 309D, 932-6555, ext. 549, or

Required courses (24)

11:373:121 Principles and Applications of Microeconomics (3) orequivalent

11:373:363 Environmental Economics (3) or11:373: 362 Natural Resource Economics (3)

11:628:321 Ichthyology (4)

11:628:462 Ocean Ecology (4) or11:704:335 Limnology (4)

11:704:213 The Natural Resources Professions (P/NC1)

11:704:406 Fishery Science (3)

11:704:407 Research Methods in Fishery Science (3) oran adviser-approved course in population dynamics

11:704:453 Natural Resource Biometrics (3) or01: 960:401 Basic Statistics for Research (3)

Two of the following (6 credits):

11:374:308 Human Ecology of Maritime Regions (3)

11:374:313 Environmental Policy and Institutions (3)

11:374:314 Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management (3)

11:374:315 International Environmental Policy (3)

11:375:333, 334 Environmental Law I,II (3,3)

An appropriate, adviser-approved practicum in fisheries science (3)

For additional information, contact RU-info at 732/932-info (4636) or
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