Undergraduate Studies

Those interested in obtaining more information about opportunities in Fisheries Science, visits with faculty and tours of departmental facilities should contact:The Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures is recognized by peer institutions as a premier U. S. warm water fisheries program. A 4-year undergraduate program in Fisheries Science leads to the Bachelor of Science degree.

Careers in Fisheries Science: A degree in Fisheries Science prepares students for employment in commercial aquaculture, aquaculture extension, fish hatchery management, fish population assessment, management of recreational fisheries, and monitoring and enhancement of aquatic environments. Also visit the College of Agriculture website here.

  • Curriculum – All students enrolled in Auburn University are required to complete 120 semester credit hours for the Bachelor of Science degree.
  • Honors Program – The Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures participates in the Auburn University Honors Program. This program provides unique opportunities for academic excellence.
  • Scholarships – Limited financial assistance is available to students with outstanding high school records. Contact the coordinator for admissions, Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures at the address below for more information.
  • Tuition Costs – A break down of the costs to attend Auburn University for resident and non-resident individuals per semester or year including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, personal costs, and transportation costs. Certain college or schools have the specific books and supplies costs along with specific tuition costs.
  • Financial Aid Services – How to apply for the FAFSA, and other forms and documents for financial aid.
  • Admission to Auburn University – Interested high school students should file an admission application early in their senior year. Acceptance to Auburn University is based on high school records and ACT or SAT scores. Specific admissions information and application forms for admissions and financial aid can be obtained by accessing The Admissions Office main website.
  • Housing and Residence Life – A campus experience only accommodating single undergraduate students. After the student is accepted, go ahead and apply for housing. Housing tours are available Monday through Friday. Residence Life Program is designed to help students meet new people and make long lasting friendships.
  • Transfer from Junior or Community College – Students may enroll at Auburn University after attending a community college. Plan ahead to ensure that the courses taken will be accepted at Auburn. To plan a course of study at a community college that prepares you for enrollment in the Fisheries Science program contact:

Academic Dean
College of Agriculture
Auburn University, AL 36849
Phone: 334-844-2345

Alabama community college transfer equivalencies for Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures can be found here.

  • Online Application – Incoming freshman, transfer students, and international students can apply for the Summer 2008 or Fall 2008 Term. Students with disabilities may also apply with help from the Program of Students with Disabilities.
  • Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ about Auburn University, Admissions, Financial Aid, Housing, Academics, Student Activities, Scholarships, Student Financial Services, and Other Questions.

Those interested in obtaining more information about opportunities in Fisheries Science, visits with faculty and tours of departmental facilities should contact:

Undergraduate Admissions
Attention: Tracy Collier Cline
Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures
Auburn University, AL 36849
Phone: 334-844-3615

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