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FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES


The Department of Watershed Sciences

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Student with Fish

Students of fisheries and aquatic sciences learn the skills necessary to understand and manage freshwater fish populations. This study also includes an understanding of the relationships among physical, chemical and biological components of aquatic ecosystems.

Graduates of this program may go on to work as scientists and managers for state and federal natural resource agencies, researchers, or as professionals for environmental consulting firms, nonprofit environmental firms, and water-based industries.

Curriculum can meet the USA Federal Government's Office of Personnel Management requirements for the Fish Biologist Series.

Shelly Kotynek

ACADEMIC ADVISOR


Shelly Kotynek

NR 120
435.797.2473

shelly.kotynek@usu.edu

Shelly brings years of experience in academic advising, and her love for the outdoors to help students succeed in their educations and future careers.

  • Semester-by-semester planning
  • Connecting with clubs
  • Changing your major
  • Academic success resources
Jereme Gaeta

FACULTY ADVISOR


Dr. Jereme Gaeta

BNR 175
435.797.2498

jereme.gaeta@usu.edu Directory Listing
  • Career planning
  • Graduate school planning
  • Undergraduate research opportunities
  • Selecting degree program electives