Wildlife and Fisheries

Program Description

The Wildlife and Fisheries curriculum provides the opportunity to study the biology, ecology, management and conservation of wildlife, fish and their habitats. In this program students may choose to emphasize in wildlife or fisheries based on choice of electives.

Students will gain a basic and technical understanding of biology, ecology and natural resource management issues at the two-year level.

Students that proceed on to the 4-year degree will achieve a greater theoretical and conceptual understanding of biology, ecology, management and research.

Students completing the bachelor’s degree are required to complete an undergraduate senior thesis that demonstrates the knowledge they have gained in their undergraduate education. Upon completion of the Bachelor’s degree, students are prepared for a variety of natural resource careers or for graduate school.