Wildlife and Conservation Science B.S.


 This program will be jointly administered by both the Department of Biological and Environmental Science and Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

Core Curriculum Courses
See the Core Curriculum Requirements42
Required Common Courses in the Major (26)26
BSC 307Ecology3
AG 404Vertebrate Biology3
or BSC 404 Vertebrate Biology
AG 316Becoming a Wildlife Professional3
or BSC 316
PLS 460Plant Taxonomy3
BSC 337Field Methods in Wildlife and Conservation Science4
or AG 337 Field Methods in Wildlife and Conservation Science
PLS 309
PLS 329
Soil Science
and Soil Science Laboratory
AG 440Human Dimensions of Wildlife3
or BSC 440 Human Dimensions of Wildlife
BSC 412Fundamentals of Biostatistics3
or AG 412 Fundamentals of Biostatistics
Required Courses in the Major – Biology Majors (28 sch)28
BSC 1411Botany4
BSC 1413Zoology4
BSC 335Wildlife Management I3
BSC 336Wildlife Management II3
BSC 315Ecological Genetics3
or AG 315 Ecological Genetics
BSC 314Comparative Vertebrate Physiology3
BSC 405Wildlife Internship5
BSC 436Plant Diversity & Conservation3
or AG 436 Plant Diversity & Conservation
Required Courses in the Major – Agriculture Majors (31 sch)31
AG 1131Intro To Agriculture1
BSC 1411Botany4
Introduction to Plant Science & Agronomy (&)
Applied Plant Science Lab
Introduction to Horticulture (&)
Introduction to Horticulture Laboratory
BSC 1413Zoology4
AG 335Wildlife Management I3
AG 336Wildlife Management II3
ANS 310Animal Genetics3
ANS 1319Introduction to Animal Science3
AG 405Internship Agri-Industries3
AG 400Seminar1
AG 418Undergraduate Research Experience1-3
or AG 383 Waterfowl Management
ALC 4301Professional Presentations in Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications3
or ANZ 4303 Communicating Science to the Public
AG 381Big Game Management3
or BSC 381 Big Game Management
Upper Level Electives – Biology Majors (22 sch)21
Select upper level electives from the following:
BSC 338Wildlife Management Techniques3
or AG 338 Wildlife Management Techniques
BSC 438Wetland Ecology and Management4
or AG 438 Wetland Ecology and Management
BSC 402Ornithology3
or AG 402 Ornithology
BSC 406Mammalogy3
or AG 406 Mammalogy
BSC 415Upland Game Bird Ecology and Management3
or AG 415 Upland Bird Ecology and Management
BSC 416Wildlife Population Biology3
or AG 416 Wildlife Population Biology
BSC 417Geospatial Mapping3
or AG 417 Geospatial Mapping
BSC 435Wildlife Habitat Ecology and Management3
or AG 435 Wildlife Habitat Ecology and M
BSC 462Agroecology3
or AG 462 Agroecology
BSC 463Landscape Ecology3
or AG 463 Landscape Ecology
BSC 464Principles of Sustainability3
or AG 464 Principles of Sustainability
AG 423Natural Resources Management3
ENVS 403Environmental Ethics and Law3
BSC 418Undergraduate Research1-3
BSC 383Waterfowl Management3
or AG 383 Waterfowl Management
BSC 385International Wildlife Conservation3
or AG 385 International Wildlife Conservation
BSC 381Big Game Management3
or AG 381 Big Game Management
Upper Level Electives – Agriculture Majors (19 sch)19
Select upper level electives from the following:
AG 435Wildlife Habitat Ecology and M3
or BSC 435 Wildlife Habitat Ecology and Management
AG 338Wildlife Management Techniques3
or BSC 338 Wildlife Management Techniques
AG 438Wetland Ecology and Management 4
or BSC 438 Wetland Ecology and Management
AG 402Ornithology3
or BSC 402 Ornithology
AG 406Mammalogy 3
or BSC 406 Mammalogy
AG 417Geospatial Mapping 3
or BSC 417 Geospatial Mapping
ENVS 403Environmental Ethics and Law3
AG 415Upland Bird Ecology and Management3
or BSC 415 Upland Game Bird Ecology and Management
AG 462Agroecology3
or BSC 462 Agroecology
AG 463Landscape Ecology3
or BSC 463 Landscape Ecology
AG 464Principles of Sustainability 3
or BSC 464 Principles of Sustainability
AG 423Natural Resources Management3
AG 416Wildlife Population Biology3
or BSC 416 Wildlife Population Biology
AEC 360Agricultural Law3
or ANZ 3335 Laws and Regulations of Animal Care and Use
AG 385International Wildlife Conservation3
or BSC 385 International Wildlife Conservation
Required support courses
College Algebra *
Pre-Calculus *
Introductory Chemistry I *
CHEM 1105Introductory Chemistry Laboratory I1
Introductory Chemistry II *
CHEM 1107Introductory Chemistry Laboratory II *1

 This course can be used to satisfy the Common Core Requirements.

 A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in all courses in this Major.

Program will also accept CHEM 1312 General and Quantitative Chemistry II(common course CHEM 1312 General and Quantitative Chemistry II) as substitute for CHEM 1307 Introductory Chemistry II; BSC 305 General Physiology as substitute for ANS 319 Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals.

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