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One-year Certificate of Completion

Term 1 (Fall)

Course Name Course # Course Credit Total Credits
Introduction to Aquarium Science AQS 100 3

 13

Biology of Captive Fishes AQS 215 4
Life Support System Design and Operation AQS 240 4
Animal Husbandry in a Research Capacity AQS 245 2

Term 2 (Winter)

Course Name Course # Course Credit Total Credits
Aquarium Science Practicum 1 AQS 110 2

  16

Biology of Diverse Captive Species AQS 226 2
Reproduction & Nutrition of Aquatic Animals AQS 232 4
Exhibits and Interpretation AQS 252 4
Fish & Invertebrate Health Management AQS 270 4

Term 3 (Spring)

Course Name Course # Course Credit Total Credits
Aquarium Science Practicum 2 AQS 111 2

12

Current Issues in Aquarium Science AQS 165 1
Introduction to Scientific Diving AQS 186 3
Elasmobranch Husbandry AQS 216 2
Biology of Captive Invertebrates AQS 220 4

Term 4 (Summer)

Course name Course # Course Credit Total Credits
Aquarium Science Internship AQS 295                      12 12
                                                                                                         Degree Total                   53