Degrees Offered with a Major in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    • without a concentration
    • concentration in Geographic Information Systems
    • concentration in Tropical Conservation and Development
    • concentration in Wetland Sciences
  • Master of Science
    • without a concentration
    • concentration in Geographic Information Systems
    • concentration in Tropical Conservation and Development
    • concentration in Wetland Sciences
    • concentration in Wildlife Forensic Sciences and Conservation

Requirements for these degrees are given in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Courses

ALS 6500Multivariate Statistics for Agricultural and Life Sciences3
ALS 6501Data Carpentry for Biologists3
WIS 5496Research Design in Wildlife Ecology3
WIS 5555CConservation Biology3
WIS 5562Conservation Medicine3
WIS 6050Pro Communication in Wildlife Forensic Sciences3
WIS 6051Wildlife Tracks and Sign3
WIS 6306Applied Wildlife Forensic Genetics3
WIS 6307Integrated Wildlife Forensic Genetics3
WIS 6405Biodiversity3
WIS 6421Wildlife Toxicology: The Ecohealth Perspective3
WIS 6425Carrion Ecology and Evolution3
WIS 6444CWetland Management3
WIS 6455Wildlife Population Ecology3
WIS 6466Wildlife Population Modeling3
WIS 6468CPattern and Process in Landscape Ecology3
WIS 6522Coupled Human and Wildlife Systems3
WIS 6525Environmental Interpretation3
WIS 6544Administration in Natural Resources3
WIS 6556Trade in Wild Resources3
WIS 6557International Wildlife Conservation Law, Policy and Ethics3
WIS 6558Introduction to U.S. Wildlife Law, Policy & Ethics3
WIS 6559Forensic Science for Conservation Biology3
WIS 6561Wildlife Crime Scene Processing3
WIS 6563Wildlife Forensic Pathology3
WIS 6565Negative and Suboptimal Research Findings in Wildlife Forensics3
WIS 6576Human and Wildlife Conflict3
WIS 6905Research Problems in Wildlife and Range Sciences1-6
WIS 6910Supervised Research1-5
WIS 6933Seminar1
WIS 6934Topics in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation1-4
WIS 6940Supervised Teaching1-5
WIS 6946Wildlife Forensics Internship1-6
WIS 6971Research for Master's Thesis1-15
WIS 7979Advanced Research1-12
WIS 7980Research for Doctoral Dissertation1-15

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Departmental Courses

ALS 6500Multivariate Statistics for Agricultural and Life Sciences3
ALS 6501Data Carpentry for Biologists3
WIS 5496Research Design in Wildlife Ecology3
WIS 5555CConservation Biology3
WIS 5562Conservation Medicine3
WIS 6050Pro Communication in Wildlife Forensic Sciences3
WIS 6051Wildlife Tracks and Sign3
WIS 6306Applied Wildlife Forensic Genetics3
WIS 6307Integrated Wildlife Forensic Genetics3
WIS 6405Biodiversity3
WIS 6421Wildlife Toxicology: The Ecohealth Perspective3
WIS 6425Carrion Ecology and Evolution3
WIS 6444CWetland Management3
WIS 6455Wildlife Population Ecology3
WIS 6466Wildlife Population Modeling3
WIS 6468CPattern and Process in Landscape Ecology3
WIS 6522Coupled Human and Wildlife Systems3
WIS 6525Environmental Interpretation3
WIS 6544Administration in Natural Resources3
WIS 6556Trade in Wild Resources3
WIS 6557International Wildlife Conservation Law, Policy and Ethics3
WIS 6558Introduction to U.S. Wildlife Law, Policy & Ethics3
WIS 6559Forensic Science for Conservation Biology3
WIS 6561Wildlife Crime Scene Processing3
WIS 6563Wildlife Forensic Pathology3
WIS 6565Negative and Suboptimal Research Findings in Wildlife Forensics3
WIS 6576Human and Wildlife Conflict3
WIS 6905Research Problems in Wildlife and Range Sciences1-6
WIS 6910Supervised Research1-5
WIS 6933Seminar1
WIS 6934Topics in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation1-4
WIS 6940Supervised Teaching1-5
WIS 6946Wildlife Forensics Internship1-6
WIS 6971Research for Master's Thesis1-15
WIS 7979Advanced Research1-12
WIS 7980Research for Doctoral Dissertation1-15

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Courses

ALS 5156Agricultural Ecology Principles and Applications3
ALS 5905Individual Study1-4
ALS 5932Special Topics1-4
ALS 6046Grant Writing2
ALS 6166Exotic Species and Biosecurity Issues3
ALS 6921Colloquium on Plant Pests of Regulatory Significance1
ALS 6925Integrated Plant Medicine4
ALS 6931Plant Medicine Program Seminar1
ALS 6935Topics in Biological Invasions3
ALS 6942Principles of Plant Pest Risk Assessment and Management3
ALS 6943Internship in Plant Pest Risk Assessment and Management1-10
ANS 6936Graduate Seminar in Animal Molecular and Cell Biology1-2
BCH 5045Graduate Survey of Biochemistry4
STA 6093Introduction to Applied Statistics for Agricultural and Life Sciences3
STA 6329Matrix Algebra and Statistical Computing3

Wildlife ecology & conservation (PHD)

SLO 1     Concepts and Theories of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation       
Describe and explain concepts and theories of wildlife ecology and conservation science, and the appropriate methods and techniques in a specialization.

SLO 2     Independent/Original Research
Plan, conduct and analyze independent/original research.

SLO 3     Apply Research to Address Problems     
Apply quantitative, spatial or qualitative research approaches to address wildlife ecology and conservation problems.

SLO 4     Effective Communication            
Communicate proficiently and productively in oral and written form.

SLO 5     Professional Behavior   
Display ethical behaviors and professional conduct to contribute as responsible professionals in the field of wildlife ecology and conservation

wildlife ecology & Conservation (MS)

SLO 1     Concepts and Theories of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Science       
Describe and explain concepts and theories of wildlife ecology and conservation science, and the appropriate methods and techniques in a specialization.

SLO 2     Independent/Original Research
Plan, conduct and analyze independent/original research.

SLO 3     Apply Research to Address Problems     
Apply quantitative, spatial or qualitative research approaches to address wildlife ecology and conservation problems.

SLO 4     Effective Communication            
Communicate proficiently and productively in oral and written form.

SLO 5     Professional Behavior   
Display ethical behaviors and professional conduct to contribute as responsible professionals in the field of wildlife ecology and conservation.