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EVSP504 - Fisheries Management

Course Details

Course Code: EVSP504 Course ID: 4133 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines the principles and theory of fisheries management with major emphasis on the human dimension in fisheries management, fishery assessment, population dynamics, and common management practices.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

The successful student will fulfill the following learning objectives:

  1. Apply ecological concepts and principles to problems in fisheries management.
  2. Apply quantitative methods of fisheries assessment.
  3. Assess the habitat requirements of common, threatened and endangered fisheries resources.
  4. Assess the concept of ecosystem management to fisheries management activities.
  5. Analyze the regulations and issues (social, economic, ethical, and ecological) in the management and conservation of fisheries resources.
NameGrade %
Forums 24.00 %
Forum 1 3.00 %
Forum 2 3.00 %
Forum 3 3.00 %
Forum 4 3.00 %
Forum 5 3.00 %
Forum 6 3.00 %
Forum 7 3.00 %
Forum 8 3.00 %
Assignments 40.00 %
Assignment 1: Case Study 1 10.00 %
Assignment 2: Case Study 2 10.00 %
Assignment 3: Case Study 3 10.00 %
Assignment 4: Case Study 4 10.00 %
Mid Term Project 15.00 %
Mid Term Project 15.00 %
Final Project 21.00 %
Final Project - Analysis of a Fisheries Management Plan 21.00 %

Required Readings and Other Resources: As identified in the Lessons
Additional Resources: Please go to the program guides in the APUS Library for additional resources:

Software Requirements

  • Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) - American Public University System provides
  • Microsoft Office 365 to AMU/APU students and faculty at no cost
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.