Bachelor of Science in Fisheries

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Science in Fisheries (BSFi) has no majors and graduates are intended to be knowledgeable in all aspects of fisheries. The paradigm shift from having majorsis a call to provide competent fisheries professionals who can contribute better to sustainable and responsible fisheries and total approach to fresh water and marine coastal management, and would be flexible in tackling job opportunities in both private and government sectors. (Commission on Higher Education Memorandum Order No. 43 series of 2006)

The BSFi is offered at the Orani Campus, which is strategically located in the municipality where freshwater and marine resources are located.

Program Objectives

  • Educate students in the field of fisheries who can contribute to the country's need for sustainable/responsible fisheries and proper concept of fisheries management, environmental management and multi-sectoral approach to coastal management
  • Make student knowledgeable in statistical tools, computer use, social equity, extension service, economics, and proper handling of fish to reduce losses
  • Help students acquire knowledge and competencies in all aspect of fisheries, aquatic resources and aquatic ecology; and be capable to do research.

Career Opportunities

  • Fisheries management
  • Fisheries research
  • Fisheries extension service
  • Fisheries industries
  • Fisheries instruction