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Fisheries and Wildlife Minor

Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2012
  • Required credits in this minor: 16 to 18
The fisheries and wildlife minor enables students in programs such as biology, communications, education, forestry, natural resources, environmental studies, and others to develop an understanding of the principles and practices of fisheries, wildlife, and conservation biology. An overview is provided of fish and wildlife biology and natural history and of the general principles applied to managing their populations and habitats. Students interested in the minor should contact the CFANS Student Services Office.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
Ecology
BIOL 3407 - Ecology (3.0 cr)
or BIOL 3408W - Ecology [WI] (3.0 cr)
or FNRM 3104 - Forest Ecology (4.0 cr)
or Or any other ecology course
Principles of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· FW 2001W - Introduction to Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology [ENV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· FW 2003 - Introduction to Marine Biology (3.0 cr)
· FW 4102 - Principles of Conservation Biology [ENV] (3.0 cr)
· FW 4103 - Principles of Wildlife Management (3.0 cr)
Human Dimensions
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· ESPM 3001 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· SUST 3003 - Sustainable People, Sustainable Planet [ENV] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3011W - Ethics in Natural Resources [WI] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3202W - Environmental Conflict Management, Leadership, and Planning [WI] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3241W - Natural Resource and Environmental Policy [SOCS, CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3245 - Sustainable Land Use Planning and Policy [ENV] (3.0 cr)
· ESPM 3271 - Environmental Policy, Law, and Human Behavior [CIV, SOCS] (3.0 cr)
Taxonomy
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 4 or more credit(s) from the following:
· FW 4101 - Herpetology (4.0 cr)
· EEB 4129 - Mammalogy (4.0 cr)
· EEB 4134 - Introduction to Ornithology (4.0 cr)
· FW 4136 - Ichthyology (4.0 cr)
Advanced FW
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
· FW 4108 - Field Methods in Research and Conservation of Vertebrate Populations (3.0 cr)
· FW 5051 - Analysis of Populations (4.0 cr)
· FW 5455 {Inactive} (3.0 cr)
· FW 5601 - Fisheries Population Analysis (3.0 cr)
· FW 5603W - Habitats and Regulation of Wildlife [WI] (3.0 cr)
· FW 5604W - Fisheries Ecology and Management [WI] (3.0 cr)
 
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