Course Descriptions

FW251 :  Principles of Wildlife Conservation

This course explores wildlife management and conservation in the United States and throughout the world. Students discuss the social and political aspects of wildlife conservation and management, wildlife ecology, population and ecosystem management, and challenges to the management of biological diversity. They examine these issues through case studies and inquiry exercises with lectures as needed to provide background. Students are expected to take an active role in class activities, including class discussions and group work. This course is recommended for all fisheries and wildlife science majors and all students interested in wildlife conservation.
Prerequisite: RD090, WR090 and MTH020, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.
Credit Hours: 3
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