AQS 165 : Current Issues in Aquarium Science

Students understand both internal operational issues and external issues which impact zoological facilities. Incorporates various topics each term.

Course Outcomes

  • Discuss the benefits that a zoological facility presents to the local community and to society.
  • Understand and discuss the role of revenue streams and expenditures within a zoological institution.
  • Identify how global or regional conditions outside of a zoological organization impact its operations.
  • Understand the role of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and similar organizations in promoting the viability of zoological facilities.

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