Vernon E. Cleaves Agricultural Science & Technology
Lyman Hall High School

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Aquaculture

Course Offerings

AQUACULTURE SCIENCE 1      

Course Level: A                                         Grade: 9

Freshmen course work introduces students to aquaculture on the global scale with domestic perspective, culture techniques, external finfish anatomy, species under culture and the Fish Production Laboratory. Students will be introduced to and participate in the Lyman Hall Chapter of the national organization, FFA. Students will start to develop a portfolio and skills to prepare for future careers in aquaculture and the related aquatic sciences. (Credit1)

AQUACULTURE SCIENCE 2      

Course Level: A                                       Grade: 10

Sophomore course work continues to build a foundation for students interested in aquaculture. Topics include small recirculating system design, finfish morphology, water chemistry, fresh water aquaculture, recirculating equipment as well as continued experience in the Fish Production Laboratory.  Students will continue to participate in the Lyman Hall Chapter of the national organization, FFA. Students will continue the development of their portfolio and skills to prepare for future careers in aquaculture and the related aquatic sciences. (Credit: 1 ½)

AQUACULTURE SCIENCE 3      

Course Level: A                                       Grade: 11

Junior course work continues to build a foundation for students interested in aquaculture. Topics include large recirculating system design, advanced water quality, applied husbandry, marine aquaculture, pond culture techniques as well as rigorous experience in the Fish Production Laboratory. Students will continue to participate in the Lyman Hall Chapter of the national organization, FFA. Students will continue the development of their portfolio and skills to prepare for future careers in aquaculture and the related aquatic sciences. (Credit: 1 ½)

AQUACULTURE SCIENCE 4     

Course Level: A                                       Grade: 12

Senior course work continues to build a foundation for students interested in aquaculture. Topics include genetics; both Mendelian and applied, hatchery techniques, seafood marketing, microalgal techniques and recirculating system maintenance as well as rigorous experience in the Fish Production Laboratory. Students will continue to participate in the Lyman Hall Chapter of the national organization, FFA. Students will complete their portfolio and document skills for future careers in aquaculture and the related aquatic sciences. (Credit: 2)

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