Wildlife and Fisheries Biology B.S.

All students must meet the Degree and University Requirements.

All students must meet the Catamount Core Curriculum Requirements.

All students must meet the Rubenstein Core Curriculum Requirements.

Major Requirements

A total of 120 credits is required for the degree.

BIOL 1000AP Biology 14
or BIOL 1400 Principles of Biology 1
or BCOR 1400 Exploring Biology 1
BIOL 1450Principles of Biology 24
or BCOR 1450 Exploring Biology 2
CHEM 1100Outline: General Chem w/lab4
or CHEM 1400 General Chemistry 1
CHEM 1150Outline: Organic & BIOC w/lab4
or CHEM 1580 Intro Organic Chemistry w/lab
MATH 1212Fundamentals of Calculus I 13
or MATH 1234 Calculus I
NR 2400Applied Environ Statistics 14
NR 2430Intro to Geog Info Systems3
WFB 2010Methods Fisheries and Wildlife4
WFB 2170Scientific Writing and Interpr4
WFB 2740Prin of Wildlife Management3
WFB 3240Conservation Biology4
WFB 3610Fisheries Biology & Techniques4
Choose 1 of the following:
Special Topics (Ecology of Freshwater Algae)
Plant Systematics
Stream Ecology
Choose 1 of the following:
Field Herpetology
Special Topics (Herpetology)
Choose 12 credits from the following:
Introduction to Marine Science
Community Ecology
Mammalogy 4
Dendrology 4
Special Topics (Herpetology ) 4
Special Topics (Ecology of Freshwater Algae) 4
Plant Systematics 4
Stream Ecology 4
Ornithology 4
Field Ornithology
Field Herpetology 4
Special Topics (Herpetology) 3
Special Topics (Wildlife Disease Ecology)
Ichthyology 4
Fisheries Management
Wildlife Behavior
Terrestrial Wildlife Ecology
Internship 3
Independent Study 3
Undergraduate Research 3

WFB 2310 is offered only during the summer session.


PBIO 2090, WFB 2410, and WFB 4830 are laboratory courses.


A maximum of 3 credits of WFB 2991 or WFB 2993 or WFB 2995 may apply with Program Chair approval.


These courses cannot double count for both an elective course and a core course.