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Bachelor of Science in Fisheries (BSF)

Core Values
  • Love
  • Leadership
  • Community
  • People
  • Innovation


1. Degree Name
      The degree program shall be called Bachelor of Science in Fisheries

2. Nature of Field of Study
      a) Aquaculture
      b) Capture Fisheries
      c) Post-harvest Technology
      d) Aquatic Resources Management and Ecology

3. Allied programs
      a) Biology
      b) Zoology
      c) Botany
      d) Chemistry
      c) Aquatic Sciences
      d) Environmental Science
      f) Food Science
      g) Biotechnology
      h) Agriculture
      i) Veterinary Medicine

      The program goals are to produce the following:
      a) Globally competitive graduates in the areas of sustainable aquaculture, capture fisheries, post-harvest and aquatic resources and ecology;
      b) Fisheries professionals imbued with high level of integrity, nationalism and ethical standards;
      c) Leaders in their profession and respective communities; and
      d) Professionals with knowledge, skills and positive attitudes in fisheries research, resource management, instruction, extension, production and marketing

       The minimum standards for the BS in Fisheries program are expressed in the following minimum set of learning outcomes:

  1. Common to all programs in all types of schools

    1. Articulate and discuss the latest developments in the specific field of practice
    2. Effectively communicate orally and in writing using both English and Filipino;
    3. Work effectively and independently in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams;
    4. Act in recognition of professional, social, and ethical responsibilities;
    5. Preserve and promote “Filipino historical and cultural heritage” (based on RA 7722);

  2. Common to the discipline (Agriculture Education: BS in Agriculture, BS in Fisheries, BS in Forestry and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine)

    1. Generate and share knowledge relevant to specific fields in the study of agriculture education;
    2. Formulate and implement agricultural development plans and programs;

  3. Specific to sub-discipline and a major

    1. Develop, operate and manage aquaculture production systems
    2. Utilize fisheries resources using innovative fishing methods which are responsible and sustainable
    3. Apply post-harvest practices that are compliant to international standards for food safety and quality
    4. Manage and protect the integrity and quality of aquatic ecosystems and resources

Common to a horizontal type as defined in CMO 46 s 2012
  1. For professional institutions: a service orientation in one’s profession
  2. For colleges: an ability to participate in various types of employment, development activities, and public discourses particularly in response to the needs of the communities one serves
  3. For universities: an ability to participate in the generation of new knowledge or in research and development projects

  1. Fisheries resource management
  2. Fisheries research
  3. Fisheries extension service
  4. Fisheries entrepreneurship
  5. Fisheries industry management
  6. Fisheries education
  7. Fisheries engineering
  8. Fisheries nutrition
  9. Fisheries biotechnology

The College of Agriculture and Fisheries) is curretly facilitated with: Dr. Pablo B. Pedrano, -College Dean.


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