2018-2019 Catalog 
    Jun 04, 2020  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Natural Resource Management, Conservation Law Enforcement track, B.S.

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The Conservation Law Enforcement track of Natural Resource Management is designed to educate and prepare students for careers in Conservation Law Enforcement. There are additional requirements that must be met before graduates from this program can become a certified law enforcement officer in Georgia. A summary of the steps required can be found at http://www.gadnr.org/careers?cat=inside_dnr. Since all criminal justice courses are a part of the Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) basic certification, the focus of this degree program is to give students a solid foundation in wildlife ecology and management and to enhance their written and oral communication skills through a variety of advanced courses in communication and public administration. Lab activities and field trips are heavily geared towards experiential learning.

A minimum grade of C is required in all Forest Resources (FRSC prefix) courses.

Core Curriculum: Areas A-E (42 hours)

See ABAC Core Curriculum , using Area D Science option .

Total Hours Required for the Degree: 120 hours

Plus PHED 1100  and one PE activity course.


  • Students should follow their advisor’s recommendations for appropriate selections in Core Curriculum  Area A1 , Area A2 , and Area D .
  • The maximum number of hours that will be awarded for credit for completion of internships is 9 credit hours.

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