SAFS majors are required to complete both the College of Environment’s General Education requirements and the School’s degree requirements listed below. These requirements lead to a Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.
10 credits. Courses taken as part of core AFS degree requirements will fulfill Q/SR and W requirements.
Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning (Q/SR)
10 credits.Calculus and Statistics, taken as part of the AFS degree requirements will fulfill this requirement.
Natural World (NW)
20 credits.10 credits of NW must be outside the major (i.e., not a major prefix and no overlap with major). This is a good opportunity to take courses in Oceanography, Forestry, Biology, Atmospheric Sciences, Earth and Space Sciences, etc.
Individual and Society (I&S)
20 credits.10 credits of I&S must be outside the major (i.e., not a major prefix and no overlap with major).
* Students entering the University in Autumn 2014 (or later) must also meet a Diversity (DIV) requirement, minimum of 3 credits – these credits will simultaneously satisfy other Area of Knowledge requirements and do not add to the total number of credits you need to graduate.
AFS Departmental Degree requirements
Planning Your Degree The following documents will be helpful in planning your degree. It is also recommended that students meet with the SAFS Adviser early and often for help in degree planning and staying on track to graduation.