Wildlife & Fisheries Undergraduate Minor

for the undergraduate minor in Wildlife & Fisheries


department website: https://nres.illinois.edu/

department faculty: https://nres.illinois.edu/directory/faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

college website: https://aces.illinois.edu/


The Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation minor is ideal for students in biology-centered fields who seek additional instruction related to the management and conservation of undomesticated fish and animals. This minor is not available to NRES majors, but it is open to students in all other majors.

for the undergraduate minor in Wildlife & Fisheries


The minor requires the completion of an additional 17-19 hours of coursework selected from the following list. Six hours of advanced course work must be distinct from credit required in major or another minor.

Required Courses for a Minor in Wildlife & Fisheries
NRES 219Applied Ecology3
or IB 203 Ecology
NRES 348Fish and Wildlife Ecology3
Pick one:
Wildlife Population Ecology
Fishery Ecol and Conservation
Pick one:
Landscape Ecology
Restoration Ecology
Aquatic Ecosystem Conservation
Stream Ecosystem Management
Pick one:
Dendrology
Native Plant ID and Floristics
Plant Systematics
Mammalogy
Herpetology
Herpetology
Ichthyology
Total Hours17-19