Wildlife and Conservation Biology Minor
The minor in Wildlife and Conservation Biology serves as a concentrated study, beyond a student's primary major, that allows students to explore their interest in wildlife ecology and conservation and their passion for nature and the outdoors.
Students interested in a minor in Wildlife and Conservation Biology must complete a minimum of 5 courses and 20 credits. Up to 8 credits can be used to satisfy both major and minor requirements. A maximum of 2 EcoQuest courses may be used to satisfy requirements. Appropriate course substitutes from other study-abroad programs may also be used with permission.
|Wildlife Ecology 1,2,6
or NR 650
|Principles of Conservation Biology
|Select one of the following:
|Marine Invertebrate Evolution and Ecology
|Sharks and Bony Fishes
|Remaining 12 credits may be chosen from the following:
|Wildlife Habitats 2,3
|Wildlife Population Ecology 2
|Introduction to Biogeography 3
or NR 603
|Principles of Conservation Biology 1,2,6
|Conservation Genetics and Applied Evolution
|Inventory and Monitoring of Ecological Communities 2,4
|Community Ecology 3
or ZOOL 733W
Enrollments are capped and admission is not guaranteed to those pursuing a minor.
NR 795 requires working with an individual WCB faculty member on a special problem/issue.
NR 650 can only count towards either Category 1 or Category 3 (but not both).