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 animals.

for the undergraduate minor in Wildlife & Fisheries


The minor requires the completion of 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