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Option Fish and Wildlife Conservation Option  

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This option is offered within the following major(s):
Natural Resources - College of Forestry



This option prepares the student for a career in the broad arena of natural resource and wildlife conservation, with an emphasis on understanding of the relationship between animal species and their habitat requirements and the ability to apply this knowledge to the management of ecosystems as a means of conserving fish and wildlife.



No more than 20 credits from one department; no more than 20 lower-division credits.

Required Courses (22 credits)

FOR 111. Introduction to Forestry (3)
   or FES 342. Forest Types of the Northwest (3)
FOR/FW/RNG 346. Topics in Wildland Fire (3)
   or FOR/RNG 436. Wildland Fire Science and Management (4)
   or FOR/FW/RNG 446. Wildland Fire Ecology (3)
FW 323. Management Principles of Pacific Salmon in the Northwest (3)
   or FW 470. *Ecology and History: Landscapes of the Columbia Basin (3)
   or FW 360. *Origins of Fish and Wildlife Management-Evolution, Genetics, and Ecology (3)
FES/FW 445. Ecological Restoration (4)
FW 251. Principles of Fish and Wildlife Conservation (3)
RNG 341. Rangeland Ecology and Management (3)
RNG 455. Riparian Ecology and Management (3)

Fish and Wildlife Biology

Choose three of the following:
FW 311. Ornithology (3)
FW 315. Ichthyology (3)
FW 317. Mammalogy (3)
FW 320. Introductory Population Dynamics (4)
FW 321. Applied Community and Ecosystem Ecology (3)

Habitat Management

Choose two of the following:
FW 326. Integrated Watershed Management (3)
FW 435. ^Wildlife in Agricultural Ecosystems (3)
FW 479. Wetlands and Riparian Ecology (3)

Natural Resources Policy

Choose one of the following:
PS 475. Environmental Politics and Policy (4)
SOC 481. *Society and Natural Resources (4)

Total=41

 

Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)

 


Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed - Signifies that the Major/Option can be completed thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

Option Code: 672




 
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