Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences - Minor

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences offers an 18-hour minor in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences as a supplement to other related majors. The minor includes three required courses as well as three additional courses that students can choose from which include courses centered on wildlife management, fisheries management, habitat management, and differences among the different types of wildlife. Students will get an exposure to both terrestrial and aquatic wildlife and habitats. BIOL 111 and BIOL 112 as well as RENR 205 are required prerequisites for several of these courses. 

WFSC 302Natural History of the Vertebrates3
WFSC 304Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation3
WFSC 403Animal Ecology3
Select one of the following:3
Ichthyology 1
General Mammalogy
General Ornithology
Select one of the following:3
Urban Wildlife and Fisheries
Wildlife Habitat Management
Principles of Fisheries Management 1
Select one of the following3
Aquatic Ecosystems 1
Techniques of Wildlife Management
Marine Fisheries 1
Aquaculture I: Principles and Practices 1
Aquaculture II: Aquatic Animal Nutrition, Feeding and Disease Management 1
Fish Ecophysiology 1
Total Semester Credit Hours18
1

 Aquatic course

Students must choose at least one terrestrial and one aquatic course.