University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2014–2015

B.S. in Agriculture: Aquaculture Specialty Requirements

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Group 1. General Education Basic, Area, and Integrative Requirements in effect Fall 2011

Students may choose to graduate under the General Education Basic, Area, and Integrative requirements and graduation requirements in force at the time they entered the UH System, when they entered UH Hilo, or when they graduate, provided there is no break in enrollment lasting longer than one semester.

Students should meet with their academic advisor to ensure that they enroll in courses that will enable them to meet these requirements as well as requirements for the major and for graduation. Some courses may meet both General Education requirements and major requirements.

The new GE basic, core, and integrative requirements and lists of certified courses are posted at hilo.hawaii.edu/academics/gened/.

Group 2. Major Requirements (and Assigned Credits)

  1. Agriscience Requirements
    • AG 200 Agro-Environmental Science and Communication (3)
    • AG 291 Directed Work Experience (3)
    • AG 496 Senior Seminar (1)
    • AGBU 320 Agribusiness Management (3) or AGEC 330 Farm Management (3)
    • AGEN 400 Aquaculture Engineering (4)
    • ANSC 141 Introduction to Animal Science (3)
    • ANSC 244 Fundamentals of Animal Nutrition (3)
    • AQUA 262 Introduction to Aquaculture (3)
    • AQUA 352–352L Aquaculture of Fishes with lab (4)
    • AQUA 353–353L Invertebrate and Algae Culture with Lab (4)
    • AQUA 425–425L Water Quality and Aquatic Productivity Laboratory (4) or NRES 425 Marine Biogeochemistry (3)
    • AQUA 466 Fisheries Science (3)
    • HORT 262 Principles of Horticulture (3)
    • HORT 263 Hydroponics (3)
    • Choose one course from the following three courses: (3)
      • AG 375 Introduction to Genetic Analysis
      • ANSC 445 Animal Breeding and Genetics
      • BIOL 466 Genetics
  2. Supplemental Requirements
    • Chemistry (Choose one of the following three sequences):
      • Sequence 1: CHEM 124–124L General Chemistry I with Lab (4), CHEM 125–125L General Chemistry II with Lab (4)
      • Sequence 2: CHEM 124–124L General Chemistry I with Lab (4), CHEM 141 Survey of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (3)
      • Sequence 3: CHEM 114–114L Introductory Chemistry with Lab (4),CHEM 141 Survey of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (3)
    • MARE 171–171L Marine Biology-Diversity with Lab (4)
    • MARE 172 Marine Biology-Cellular Processes (3)
    • MARE 201–201L Oceanography with Lab (5)
    • PHYS 106–170L College Physics with Lab (4)
    • Choose two course pairs from the following three course pairs (8)
      • MARE 371–371L Biology of Marine Invertebrates with Lab (4)
      • MARE 372–372L Biology of Marine Plants with Lab (4)
      • MARE 484–484L Biology of Fishes with Lab (4)
    • Choose one course from the following two courses: (3)
      • BIOL 281 General Ecology
      • MARE 265 Marine Ecology and Evolution
    • Choose one course from the following three courses: (3)
      • BIOL 280 Biostatistics
      • MARE 250 Statistical Applications in Marine Science
      • MATH 121 Introduction to Statistics and Probability

Total in Group 2: 83–85 Semester Credits

Group 3. Electives, To be determined

Elective hours will vary depending upon which GE courses are selected by the student.

Minimum total credit hours required for the B.S. in Agriculture: Aquaculture Specialty

123 credit hours