Natural Resource Management, Wildlife track, BS

120 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 123

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

ENGL 1101 - Composition I 

3

ENGL 1102 - Composition II 

3

MATH 1112 - Trigonometry 

3

FRSC 3070 Dendrology 

3

FRSC 1192 Wildlife Ecology and Management I 

3

FRSC 1180 Quantitative Methods in Forest Resources 

3

HIST 2111  or 2112  - US History I or II

3

FRSC 2200 - Soils in Forest Resources 

3

FRSC 1190 - Natural Resource Conservation 

3

BIOL 1107 - Principles of Biology I/
BIOL 1107L - Principles of Biology I Laboratory 

4

TOTAL

15

TOTAL

16

 

Milestones: Math, Biology, English and all FRSC courses require “C” or better.

 

Second Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

FRSC 3140 - Forest Measurements & Mapping 

3

FRSC 3265 - Silviculture 

4

BIOL 1108 - Principles of Biology II/
BIOL 1108L - Principles of Biology II Laboratory 

4

FRSC 2100 - Herbaceous Plant Communities 

3

PHED 1100 - Health & Wellness 

2

MATH 1401 - Elementary Statistics 

3

POLS 1101 - American Government 

3

Area C Fine Arts 

3

COMM 1100 - Human Communication 

3

 

 

AGRI 2209 - Agricultural Seminar

1

 

 

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

13

 

Milestones: FRSC 1192FRSC 2200FRSC 2100FRSC 3140, and FRSC 3265 must be completed by the end of the second year for students to be eligible for the Summer Session courses and stay on track for graduation.

 

Summer Semester (Summer Session)

Hrs

FRSC 2261 - Wildlife Ecology and Management II 

3

FRSC 3262 - Introduction to Fisheries 

3

FRSC 3135 - Nongame Wildlife Conservation and Management 

2

FRSC 2266 - Aquatic Habitats OR

2

FRSC 2260 - Conservation Law Enforcement 

2

TOTAL

10

 

Milestones: Summer Session courses are typically taken between the sophomore and junior years.

 

Third Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

FRSC 3363 - Techniques in Wildlife Management 

4

FRSC 3243 - Geographic Information Systems 

4

FRSC 3130 - Endangered Species Management 

2

FRSC 4510 - Vertebrate Natural History 

3

FRSC 3520 - Forest Hydrology & Wetlands Management 

4

FRSC 3300 - Fire Ecology & Management 

4

Area E Elective 

3

FRSC Elective 

3

PHED11xx - Activity PE excludes PHED 1100 Health & Wellness 

1

 

 

TOTAL

14

TOTAL

14

 

Milestones: FRSC 3770 - Ornithology or FRSC 3880 - Herpetology is required for students interested in being eligible for Wildlife Biologist certification through The Wildlife Society.

 

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

FRSC 4150 - Wildlife Measurements 

4

FRSC 4630 - Senior Project 

4

FRSC 4910 - Natural Resources Policy & Law 

3

Area E Elective

 

3

FRSC 4370 - Natural Resources Recreation 

2

FRSC Elective 

3

FRSC Elective 

3

Area C Literature 

3

TOTAL

12

TOTAL

13