FKCC 2014 schedule Spring Summer final web with links - page 7

Our prestigious
program is one of FKCC’s most exciting, challenging,
and attractive fields of study. The unique Keys
environment provides students with a natural outdoor
laboratory, which is representative of actual work
environments in the field. This makes our program one-
of-a-kind. We provide traditional theoretical classroom
knowledge supported by a practical hands-on learning
environment where the ocean is the laboratory.
Students will apply state-of-the-art marine
environmental conservation and restoration technology
while learning technician level scientific skills including
marine data collection, analysis and writing technical
reports. In addition, students will learn and develop a
skill set, including but not limited to, seamanship and
basic marine engine theory that will provide the most
success in an ocean-oriented career.
includes hands-on, in-water interactive dolphin
experiences. All course work takes place at the
Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key. The program
includes: meal preparation; animal handling and
behavior modification through operant conditioning;
animal presentation and narration delivery; cognitive
research and implementation; behavior observation
and research; and animal enrichment design and
For more information, contact Jack Seubert, Department Chair of Marine Environmental Technology, at
305/809-3195 or email
Turn your passion for the marine environment into a career!
s designed to develop marine
ornamental entrepreneurs, or, in layman’s terms:
aquarium fish farmers. This program provides students
with technical level marine aquaculture skills. TOMT
certificate holders will be ready to fill the growing need
for aquaculture businesses that supply oceanic resources
from a cultured environment, as opposed to the ocean.
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