Wildlife Resources (B.S.Wildl.Res.)

Students pursuing a B.S. in wildlife resources must have received a grade of C or better in each of the following four indicator courses to register in fish- and wildlife-prefixed upper-division courses and to graduate with a B.S. in wildlife resources: BIOL 114 and BIOL 213, STAT 251, and FOR 221.

To graduate, a student must receive a grade of C or better in each fish- and wildlife-prefixed upper-division course listed in the requirements for the B.S. in wildlife resources.

Required course work includes the university requirements (see regulation J-3) and:

First and Second Years
BIOL 114Organisms and Environments4
BIOL 115Cells & the Evolution of Life3
BIOL 115LCells and the Evolution of Life Laboratory1
BIOL 213Principles of Biological Structure and Function4
CHEM 101Introduction to Chemistry3
CHEM 101LIntroduction to Chemistry Laboratory1
CHEM 275Carbon Compounds3
or CHEM 277 Organic Chemistry I
COMM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking2
ECON 202Principles of Microeconomics3
FISH 202Fish & Wildlife Applications II1
FOR 221Principles of Ecology3
FOR 235Society and Natural Resources3
MATH 160Survey of Calculus4
or MATH 170 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
NR 101Exploring Natural Resources2
STAT 251Statistical Methods3
WLF 102The Fish and Wildlife Professions1
WLF 201Fish and Wildlife Applications I1
WLF 370Management and Communication of Scientific Data2
Select one of the following:3-4
Dendrology
Systematic Botany
Wildland Plant Identification
and Wildland Plant Identification Field Studies
Select one of the following:4
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Lab
Fundamentals of Physics
and Fundamentals of Physics Lab
General Physics I
and General Physics I Lab
The Soil Ecosystem
and The Soil Ecosystem Lab
Third and Fourth Years
BIOL 310Genetics3
or GENE 314 General Genetics
FISH 398Renewable Natural Resources Internship2
or WLF 398 Renewable Natural Resources Internship
FOR 375Introduction to Spatial Analysis for Natural Resource Management3
NRS 383Natural Resource and Ecosystem Service Economics3
REM 411Ecological Monitoring and Analysis2
WLF 314Ecology of Terrestrial Vertebrates3
WLF 315Techniques Laboratory2
WLF 371Physiological Ecology of Fish and Wildlife3
WLF 440Conservation Biology3
WLF 448Fish and Wildlife Population Ecology4
WLF 492Wildlife Management4
Select one of the following:2-3
Conflict Management
Forest Policy and Administration
Environmental Problem Solving
Environmental Communication Skills
Natural Resource Policy
Public Involvement in Natural Resource Management
Wildlife Law Enforcement
Select two Restricted elective courses from the following (must receive a grade of C or better):7-8
Mammalogy
Herpetology
Ichthyology
Ornithology
Total Hours92-95

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree