Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, B.S., Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Concentration

Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology emphasizes the ecology, conservation, and sustainable management of fish and wildlife species and communities. It is designed for students interested in understanding interactions among humans, wild animals, and their habitats. The concentration includes coursework in conservation of threatened and endangered species, management of harvested species, aquatic ecosystem conservation, animal behavior, vertebrate natural history, identification of animals and plants, and advanced ecology. 

Concentration Core Requirements
NRES 407Wildlife Population Ecology4
NRES 409Fishery Ecol and Conservation4
Concentration Elective Requirements
One Organismal Biology/Identification Course4
Ornithology
Mammalogy
Ichthyology
Herpetology
One Specialization Course3-4
Ecology of Invasive Species
Wetland Ecology & Management
Env and Plant Ecosystems
Restoration Ecology
Aquatic Ecosystem Conservation
Landscape Ecology
Animal Behavior
Conservation Biology
One Plant Classification/Identification Course4
Dendrology
Native Plant ID and Floristics
Woody Landscape Plants
Systematics of Plants
Total Concentration-Required Hours19-20