Wildlife and Fisheries Biology B.S.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

There are two concentrations available under the Wildlife and Fisheries Major:

Fisheries Biology Concentration

Wildlife Biology Concentration

Major Requirements

A total of 120 credits is required for the degree.

Courses required for both concentrations:

MATH 019Fundamentals of Calculus I 13
or MATH 021 Calculus I
NR 140Applied Environ Statistics 14
BIOL 001Principles of Biology4
or BCOR 011 Exploring Biology
BIOL 002Principles of Biology4
or BCOR 012 Exploring Biology
CHEM 023Outline of General Chemistry4
CHEM 026Outline of Organic & Biochem4
or CHEM 042 Intro Organic Chemistry
FOR 111Nat Res Ecol and Assessment 14
NR 143Intro to Geog Info Systems3
WFB 117Scientific Writing and Interpr3
WFB 161Fisheries Biology & Techniques4
WFB 174Prin of Wildlife Management3
WFB 224Conservation Biology4
1

 MATH 019 (or MATH 021) and NR 140 also fulfill the RSENR general education requirements.

Fisheries Biology Concentration

WFB 232Ichthyology3
WFB 261Fisheries Management3
NR 250Limnology4
NR 280Stream Ecology4
Choose two of the following:
Wetlands Wildlife
Wetlands Ecology & Mgmt
Marine Ecology & Conservation
Community Ecology
Field Herpetology
A relevant study abroad, internship, or research experience may potentially count towards this requirement with approval of the Program Chair.

Wildlife Biology Concentration

FOR 021Dendrology4
WFB 130Ornithology3
WFB 131Field Ornithology 12
WFB 150Wldlf Habitat & Pop Measrmnt 11
BIOL 217Mammalogy4
Choose two of the following (one must have a lab):
Plant Systematics 2
Field Herpetology
Wetlands Wildlife 2
Terrestrial Wildlife 2
Wildlife Behavior
Marine Ecology & Conservation
A relevant study abroad, internship, or research experience may potentially count towards this requirement with approval of the Program Chair.
1

Field intensive courses (WFB 131 and WFB 150) are offered only during the summer session.

2

PBIO 109, WFB 141, WFB 271 and WFB 283 are laboratory courses.