Department of Aquaculture

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Training Goal
   Training the students to be a high-level professionals that possess the basic theories, knowledge and skills in the domain of aquaculture, animal breeding, disease control and environment regulation. Graduates can work for technological promotion, aquatic product trade, teaching, scientific research, administration and so on in aquaculture.
Teaching Requirements
    In order to get the basic skills about Aquaculture. The students will not only learn the basic theories, knowledge and skills about fisheries science, bioscience, environmental science and so on .but also they will accept much basic training such as biology and chemistry experiment teaching , aquaculture science .
The graduates should acquire the following knowledge and abilities:

  1. To grasp the basic theory of modern biological science and environmental science

  2. To grasp the basic knowledge and skills of cultivation techniques, disease control and so on.

  3. To grasp culture technique of artificial seedling on fishes, shrimp, crab, shellfish, algae, seedling production, intensive cultivation and large-scale artificial.

  4. To grasp the basic knowledge and skills of modern aquaculture engineering, Marine fishing and aquatic products processing and utilization.
To master the basic methods of a variety of waters, shallow water and tidal flats of fishery resources and the environment investigation and planning,

5. Be Familiar with basic knowledge about aquatic products trade, domestic and international market trading, international trade.
To grasp the law of the sea, fishery laws, fishery enterprise, aquatic products enterprise management and marketing knowledge.

  6. To master the basic methods of aquatic literature search, data query and scientific experiments, To get the ability of scientific research.

 7. To understand the development trend of the aquaculture and bioscience.

Major Disciplines:Bioscience,Environmental science, Aquatic science

Core Curriculum
   Hydrobiology, Ichthyology, Culture and enhancement of fish, Culture and enhancement of crabs, Culture and enhancement of shellfish, Algae cultivation, Heredity and breeding, Aquatic animal nutrition and feeding, Aquatic animal disease, Hydrochemistry and so on.

Main Practice Education
The forms of main practice education include curricular practical training, curriculum papers, graduation practice, thesis and so on.
Specific schedule as below :
Curricular practical training:Culture and enhancement of fish, Culture and enhancement of crabs, Culture and enhancement of shellfish, Aquatic animal disease, Aquatic microbiology, The aquatic animal nutrition and feeding, Hydrobiology.
Curriculum papers: Heredity and breeding, Algae Cultivation.

Major Professional Experiments
   Zoology, Hydrobiology, Ichthyology, Aquatic anatomy and histological embryology, Animal physiology, Animal biochemistry, Aquatic animal nutrition and feeding, Live food cultivatology, Aquatic heredity and breeding, Aquatic microbiology, Aquatic animal disease, Biostatistics ,Hydrochemistry and so on.

Duration : 4 years

Degrees Conferred: Bachelor of Agriculture

Credits
    the minimum grade for Bachelor : 171.5 credits
Includes: compulsory courses 109.5 credits, major elective courses 21 credits, personality development course 15 credits, centralized practical teaching 26 credits

Enrollments
    60