The Bachelor of Science in Fisheries & Aquaculture degree program is a four-year degree program requiring 130 credits of study. This degree is closely tied to the Bachelor of Science, Major in Biology. Students take core courses in Biology and are encouraged to take upper-level electives in Biology.
A good number of fisheries expert is required for research, extension and development activities as follows:
Government Organizations (GOs):
DoF (Department of Fisheries under the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock), Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Planning, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI), Bangladesh Fisheries Development Corporation (BFDC), Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC) etc.
Candidates having degree can apply for the post of Instructor, Research Assistant, Biochemist, Biologist, Technicians, etc. in some conventional universities. Candidates having postgraduate degree can apply for the post of Assistant Professor in the faculty of Fisheries.
Non-Government Organizations (NGOs):
BRAC, Proshika, Grameen Bank, RDRS, Banchte Shekha, TMSS etc.
World Fish Center, FAO, UNDP, CARE etc.
Fish farms, hatcheries, feed mills, processing factories etc.
Projects and Programmes:
GoB funded different projects and programmes, International donor (DFID, USAID, DANIDA, EC etc.) supported different projects and programmes.
Bangladesh Krishi Bank, Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank, Sonali Bank, Agrani Bank etc.