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Major Concentrations

All students pursuing the Wildlife and Natural Resources BS program may select an emphasis area as a specialization to their Degree. We offer the following areas of concentration:

Aquatic

The Aquatic concentration program combines the study of wildlife and natural resource with advanced aquatic conservation research methodology, so that students may understand how to plan and implement a variety of conservation practices that benefit aquatic species and environmental protection.  

The program prepares students for careers as an aquatic biologist, conversation resources management biologist, wildlife manager, and much more!  

The Wildlife and Natural Resources Program with an Aquatic emphasis meets the certification requirements of the American Fisheries Society (AFS)

We offer advising toward several professional programs. Specific requirements vary and faculty mentors will assist with course choices.

 

Terrestrial

The Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Natural Resources with a Terrestrial concentration program combines the study of wildlife and natural resource with advanced coursework in animals, land-based plants, and other living organisms. The program also focuses on the importance of protecting and maintaining a healthy population of forestry species and habitats.

The program prepares students for careers as a Zoologist and Wildlife Manager, Habitat Biologist, Terrestrial Biologist, Ecologist, Educator, and much more!

The Wildlife and Natural Resources Program with a Terrestrial emphasis meets the certification requirements of The Wildlife Society (TWS)

We offer advising toward several professional programs. Specific requirements vary and faculty mentors will assist with course choices.

Summer 2022

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$500 Scholarship Opportunity

Advising for summer courses is open. New and current students are eligible for a $500 summer scholarship if enrolled in 9 or more summer credits. 

Summer Scholarship Interest Form

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Registration is Open

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Registration for both summer and fall courses is open for continuing students. Students can register for classes in self-service Banner or reference the following instructions and resources.

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