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  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Wildlife, BS


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About the Program

Learn about wildlife research, management, and education, as well as application of biological, ecological, economic, and social knowledge to wildlife management issues. Studies emphasis understanding ecosystems function, natural and human disturbance, and ecosystem resilience. You are preparing for work in public organizations (state/federal fish and wildlife), not-for-profit organizations (Nature Conservancy, Ducks Unlimited), private consulting firms, or for graduate studies (MS, PhD, DVM). This degree meets the educational standards of The Wildlife Society to become a Certified Wildlife Biologist.

Wildlife Website

Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information

The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Wildlife  include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.

Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.

120 credits required for graduation

 

Departmental/Program Major Courses (110 credits)


Major Selectives (10 credits)


  • Botany Selective - Credit Hours: 2.00
  • Wildlife Disease Selective - Credit Hours: 2.00
  • Wildlife Selective - Credit Hours: 6.00

Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (51 credits)


Electives (10 credits)


  • Elective - Credit Hours: 10.00

University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website or click here .

120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree


2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree


College of Agriculture & University Level Requirements


  • 2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree
  • 32 Upper division credits taken from Purdue
  • 9 credits International Understanding
  • 3 credits Multicultural Awareness
  • 9 credits of Hum and/or Social Sciences outside the College of Agriculture

Program Requirements


15 Credits


16 Credits


13 Credits


15 Credits


6 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


14 Credits


Fall 4th Year


13 Credits


Spring 4th Year


13 Credits


Note


120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.

2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

Consultation with an advisor may result in an altered plan customized for an individual student.

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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