Students majoring in Watershed Science, Forestry, Rangeland Ecology, Zoology, and others may find that a minor in Fishery Biology will increase employment opportunities. The requirements for this minor provide a solid base for work in fishery and aquatic science.

Effective Spring 2011

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Lower Division
LAND 220/LIFE 220Fundamentals of Ecology (GT-SC2)3
or LIFE 320 Ecology
Select one group from the following:8
Group A:
Principles of Animal Biology (GT-SC2)
Animal Biology Laboratory (GT-SC1)
Principles of Plant Biology (GT-SC1)
Group B:
Attributes of Living Systems (GT-SC1)
Biology of Organisms-Animals and Plants (GT-SC1)
Lower or Upper Division
Select one course from the following:3
Introduction to Fishery Biology
Principles of Wildlife Management
Design of Fish and Wildlife Projects
Upper Division
FW 300Biology and Diversity of Fishes2
FW 301Ichthyology Laboratory1
Select two courses from the following:6-7
Conservation of Fish in Aquatic Ecosystems
Fishery Science
Fish Culture
Advisor-approved aquatic course3-4
Program Total Credits:26-28