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Aquaculture Technician Program

The Aquaculture Education and Development Center (AEDC) at Gadsden State Community College is a teaching facility that specializes in working with students interested in aquatic biology, marine biology, aquaculture and environmental science.

The Aquaculture Technician Certificate is a unique one-year program specifically designed to train the future work force for Alabama's growing multi-million dollar aquaculture industry.

The aquatic programs at the AEDC also offer fun and exciting summer internships at locations such as The Tennessee Aquarium, Disney Living Seas, Seaworld , The Alabama Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, The McWane Center, and aquaculture farms throughout Alabama. Click Here for more info.


Aquatic Biology Transfer Guide

The Associate of Science in Aquatic Biology is a great jump-start for students desiring to transfer to 4-year schools. The aquatic programs at the AEDC also offer fun and exciting summer internships at locations such as The Tennessee Aquarium, Disney Living Seas, Seaworld , The Alabama Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, The McWane Center, and aquaculture farms throughout Alabama. Click Here for more info.

 

COURSES TAUGHT:

  • FHS 101 Principles of Aquaculture
  • FHS 102 Water Chemistry for Aquaculture
  • FHS 112 Biology and Diseases
  • FHS 114 Aquaculture Hatchery / Pond Management
  • FHS 140 Aquaculture Practicum I
  • FHS 141 Internship Off Site