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  • Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

    This minor introduces the basic principles of fisheries science, fish biology, aquatic plant biology and management, aquaculture, and related global issues.

    About this Minor

    Students applying for the minor must obtain written approval from the undergraduate coordinator for fisheries and aquatic sciences at least two semesters before graduation.


    • Complete a minimum of nine credits at UF
    • Complete a minimum of nine FAS credits at the 3000 level or above
      • FAS 4905 Independent Study cannot be used to satisfy this requirement
      • Two credits maximum of FAS 4933 Seminar can apply toward this requirement
    • Complete at least six credits, as approved by the FAS undergraduate coordinator
      • These may include FAS, FNR, GLY, OCE, SWS, VME, WIS and/or ZOO courses
      • Three credits maximum of FAS 4905 Independent Study can apply toward this requirement
      • One course maximum, or three credits, of scuba coursework can apply toward this requirement; approved courses include FAS 4932 Scientific Diver and FAS 4932 Research Dive Master.
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