• Fisheries - How to Get Started

  • Fisheries Technology is now open entry!

    The Fisheries Technology program is open entry and begins in the fall term only. There is no application process to register for program classes. Prospective students register on a space available basis after reading, writing, and math placement requirements have been met. Registration for fall term opens in May, visit the registration calendar to see specific dates.

    Follow this simple 3-step process to be admitted to the program.

    1. Submit an MHCC General Admission Application if you are new or returning after four terms or more.  Select Fisheries Technology as your major. Current students: Email ar@mhcc.edu to request your major be updated to Fisheries Technology.
    2. Meet the class registration requirements in reading, writing and mathematics by placement into RD115, WR115 and MTH060 or by completing RD090, WR090 and MTH020 with a C grade or higher. (Non-MHCC students need to submit official transcript(s) and request a transcript evaluation). Evaluations can take up to four weeks, please plan ahead). For information about determining course placement, visit Testing Services or call 503-491-7591.

    3. Register for your fall term classes in May. All first term Fisheries Technology students should register for these classes:

    • FI101 Fishery Techniques 1 (4cr)

    • FI111 Fish Biology I (4cr)

    • HPE120 Introduction to Navigation (1cr)

    In addition to the core courses above, these general education requirements are recommended for the fall term. See program curriculum for general education class selections if you have already completed the classes below. 
    • CIS120L Computer Concepts Lab I (1cr)
    • Select one of the following:        (4-6cr)
      • MTH058 Quantitative Reasoning I (6cr) OR
      • MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (or higher) (4cr)

    Still have questions about the Fisheries Technology program?

    Read through the Frequently Asked Questions or contact any Fisheries Technology faculty adviser via email. Faculty are happy to meet with prospective students throughout the Fall, Winter and Spring terms during our weekly office hours. Please note: Fisheries Technology faculty advisers are not on campus during the summer months so please use email to contact us over the summer.

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