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Wildlife and Conservation Biology


Curriculum


 


University Studies Courses 45 Hours

Core Courses
BIO 100T Transitions
BIO 115 The Cellular Basis of Life
BIO 216 Biological Inquiry and Analysis
BIO 221 Zoology: Animal Form and Function
BIO 222 Botany: Plant Form and Function
BIO 330 Principles of Ecology
BIO 333 Genetics
BIO 350 Systematic Botany
or
BIO 553 Field Botany
BIO 499 Senior Biology Seminar
and the following two courses:
CHE 210 Brief Organic Chemistry
CHE 215 Organic Chemistry Laboratory
or the following two courses:
CHE 312 Organic Chemistry I
CHE 320 Organic Chemistry II

33-37 Hours

Options of Study
Choose one of the following three options:

Wildlife Biology
BIO 154 Dendrology
BIO 320 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
BIO 380 Wildlife Techniques
BIO 580 Principles of Wildlife Management
BIO 584 Wildlife Policy and Administration
PLN 507 Urban and Regional Land Use Planning
and two of the following:
BIO 572 Herpetology
BIO 573 Ornithology
BIO 574 Mammalogy
Elective (0-1 hrs)
and one of the following:
CSC 199 Introduction to Information Technology
PHY 140 Introduction to Computing Applications in
Science and Engineering
and one of the following:
ENG 204 Advanced Expository Writing
ENG 324 Technical Writing
ENG 325 Professional Technical Writing
ENG 404 Advanced Composition

Conservation Biology
BIO 308 Ethics in Biology
BIO 578 Conservation Biology
BIO 580 Principles of Wildlife Management
and two of the following:
BIO 570 Ichthyology
BIO 572 Herpetology
BIO 573 Ornithology
BIO 574 Mammalogy
and
ECO 230 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 231 Principles of Microeconomics
ECO 310 Issues in the Global Economy
GSC 512 Remote Sensing
or
GSC 521 Geographic Information Systems
PLN 507 Urban and Regional Land Use Planning
POL 250 Introduction to International Relations
or
POL 252 Contemporary Political Systems
SOC 231 Social Problems

Elective-300 level or above (1 hr)

Zoological Conservation
BIO 300 Introductory Microbiology
or
BIO 467 General Parasitology
BIO 322 Animal Physiology
BIO 538 Animal Behavior
BIO 539 Animal Behavior Laboratory
BIO 578 Conservation Biology
and two of the following:
BIO 570 Ichthyology
BIO 572 Herpetology
BIO 573 Ornithology
BIO 574 Mammalogy
and
AGR 300 Principles of Animal Nutrition
AGR 322 Veterinary Laboratory Principles
AGR 329 Veterinary Hematology and Microbiology
AGR 331 Small Animal Diseases
AGR 332 Animal Nursing and Radiography

40-41 Hours
Unrestricted Electives 0-2 Hours

Total Curriculum Requirements


120-123 Hours

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