B.S. Program

  UNITS
Written/Oral Expression 8
University Writing Program 1 4
Communication 1 4
Above requirements simultaneously satisfy the College requirements.  
Preparatory Subject Matter 49-50
Biological Sciences 2A, 2B, 2C 14
Chemistry 2A, 2B, 8A, 8B 16
Mathematics 16A, 16B 6
Physics 1A, 1B 6
Statistics 100, 102, or Plant Sciences 120 4
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 10, 11, or 50 3-4
Depth Subject Matter 47-54
Students graduating with this major are required to attain at least a C average (2.000) in all courses taken at the university in depth subject matter.  
Environmental Science and Policy 100 or Evolution and Ecology 101 4
Evolution and Ecology 100 4
Biological Sciences 101 4
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 121 or 130 4
Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 102 or Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 141 4
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 122 4
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 154 4
Choose three lecture courses and two (laboratory) courses from Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 110, (110L), 111, (111L), 120, (120L), or Evolution and Ecology 134, (134L) 12-15
Choose one course (two recommended) from Statistics 104, 106, or 108 4
Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 100, or 101 & 101L, or 102 & 102L 4-7
Strongly recommended, but not required Landscape Architecture 150 3
Strongly recommended, but not required Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology 100 4
Restricted Electives 15-24
Choose one from the five Areas of Specialization shown below. Students must maintain a C average (2.000 GPA) and pass all course work in their chosen specialization.  
Areas of Specialization  

(1) Conservation Biology: Complete Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 155 & 155L. Choose one course from Environmental Science and Policy 161, 170, or 171.

Choose two courses from Environmental Horticulture 160, Environmental Science and Policy 127, Evolution and Ecology 115, 117, 138, 147, Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 152, 156, or 157.

Choose one course from Animal Science 103 or 170.
 

(2) Fish Biology: Complete Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 120 & 120L.

Choose one course from Entomology 116 or Evolution and Ecology 112 & 112L.

Choose three courses from Animal Science 118, Environmental Science and Policy 116N, 150C, 151, 151L, Evolution and Ecology 115, Environmental Science and Management 100, Hydrology 143, Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 155 & 155L, or 157.

Choose one course from Hydrology 150, Environmental Science and Policy 161, 169, or Landscape Architecture 150.

 

(3) Wildlife Biology: Complete Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 151.

Choose one course from Plant Biology 102, 147, Plant Sciences 144 or 178.

Choose one course from Environmental Horticulture 160, Environmental Science and Policy 155, Plant Sciences 130, Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 155 & 155L, 156, or 157.

Choose two courses from Animal Science 104, Environmental Science and Policy 121, Environmental Toxicology 101, Evolution and Ecology 107, Landscape Architecture 150, Medical Microbiology 116, Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 136, 141 (cannot be used to simultaneously satisfy the Depth Subject Matter requirement), or 152.

Note: Students interested in certification as a Wildlife Biologist from The Wildlife Society should consider additional courses in plant sciences.

ecommended courses include Plant Biology 108, 117, 118, 119, 148, Plant Sciences 131, 144, 145, or 178.

 

(4) Wildlife Health: Complete either Biological Sciences 102 and 103 or Animal Biology 102 and 103.

Choose one course from Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology 136, 151, 152, or 155 &155L.
Choose one course from Animal Science 103 or 170.

Choose one course from Anatomy, Physiology, and Cell Biology 100, Animal Science 104, Medical Microbiology 115, 116, Microbiology 102, Molecular and Cell Biology 150, Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 101, 126, 127, 128, 129, 140, or Veterinary Medicine 158. Note that this AOS recommends additional preparatory courses; pre-requisites for admission to Veterinary Medicine vary among schools and students should confirm the specific requirements of the school(s) to which they wish to apply. Additional Preparatory (recommended, not required): Chemistry 2C, 118A, 118B, 118C, Physics 7A, 7B, 7C.

 
5) Individualized: Students may, with prior approval of their adviser and the curriculum committee, design their own individualized specialization within the major. The specialization will consist of five upper division courses with a common theme.  
Total Units for the Degree 119-136

Area of Specialization Checklists (2015-16)

Wildlife and Conservation Biology (PDF)
Fish Biology (PDF)
Wildlife Health (PDF)

Area of Specialization Checklists (2014-2015)

Conservation Biology (PDF) 
Fish Biology (PDF) 
Wildlife Biology (PDF) 
Wildlife Health (PDF) 
Individualized (PDF)