Aquaculture and Aquatic Science A.A.S.
Upon completion of the program, a successful graduate will be able to:
- Describe the state of the aquaculture and aquatic science profession and potential career opportunities.
- Utilize the developed expertise in concepts, theories, and emerging methodologies to succeed in tackling real-world issues in aquaculture and aquatic science.
- Conduct himself/herself in a manner consistent with an embodied sense of environmental stewardship.
- Assess, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information objectively and deal professionally and ethically with clients, the public, and agency personnel.
- Utilize oral and computer communication skills necessary to interact in the profession.
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge and competency in taxonomy and natural history of aquatic flora and fauna of the northeast.
- Demonstrate hands-on experience in aquatic sampling inventory and measurement techniques.
- Become an independent, self-motivated professional with the ability to recognize problems in their field of aquaculture and aquatic science and apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Utilize existing technology, products, and services to maximize work efficiency and success.
- Practice a collaborative spirit in team-efforts and project coordination.