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 019QR: Fundamentals of Calculus I 13
or MATH 021 QR: 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

Fisheries Biology Concentration

WFB 232Ichthyology3
WFB 261Fisheries Management3
NR 250Limnology4
NR 280Stream Ecology4
Choose two of the following:
Community Ecology
Behavioral Ecology
Geochemistry of Natural Waters
Advanced Special Topics (Phycology)
Introduction to Marine Science
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 2
Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology 2
Wildlife Behavior
A relevant study abroad, internship, or research experience may potentially count towards this requirement with approval of the Program Chair.