Fisheries and Wildlife Minor

Intro to FWCB/Ecology
Transfer students and those with more than 60 credits may substitute a class from the Advanced FW list below for this requirement.
FW 2001W - Introduction to Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology [ENV, WI] (3.0 cr)
or EEB 3407 - Ecology (3.0 cr)
or EEB 3408W - Ecology [WI] (4.0 cr)
or FNRM 3104 - Forest Ecology (4.0 cr)
or any other ecology course approved by the Undergraduate Coordinator
Principles of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
    • FW 4102 - Principles of Conservation Biology [ENV] (3.0 cr)
    • FW 4103 - Principles of Wildlife Management (3.0 cr)
    • FW 4107 - Principles of Fisheries Science and Management (3.0 cr)
Human Dimensions
Note: students may not take both 3000 & 5000 versions of the same class.
Take 1 or more course(s) from the following:
  • ESPM 3011W - Ethics in Natural Resources [CIV, WI] (3.0 cr)
  • ESPM 3202W - Environmental Conflict Management, Leadership, and Planning [WI] (3.0 cr)
  • ESPM 3271 - Environmental Policy, Law, and Human Behavior [CIV, SOCS] (3.0 cr)
  • FW 3925 - Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Management (3.0 cr)
Organismal
Take 1 or more course(s) from the following:
Advanced FW
Courses may require senior status and/or instructor's permission.
Take 1 or more course(s) totaling 3 or more credit(s) from the following:
  • FW 3925 - Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Management (3.0 cr)
  • FW 4001 - Biometry (4.0 cr)
  • FW 4301 - Conservation Genetics (3.0 cr)
  • FW 4401 - Fish Physiology and Behavior (3.0 cr)
  • FW 5051 - Analysis of Populations (4.0 cr)
  • FW 5459 - Stream and River Ecology (3.0 cr)
  • FW 5603W - Habitats and Regulation of Wildlife [WI] (3.0 cr)
  • ESPM 5071 - Ecological Restoration (4.0 cr)

Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Minor

Effective Fall 2020
The fisheries, wildlife, and conservation biology 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 the general principles applied to managing their populations and habitats. Students interested in the minor should contact the CFANS Student Services Office.