Wildlife and Conservation Biology

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Required Courses

BI 332 General Ecology
BO 310 Plant Biology
ZO 310 Animal Biology
For this option, the additional math course should be chosen from MA 139, MA 140 or MA 223.
Choose Two  
BI 420 Management of Wildlife Populations
BI 430 Management of Wildlife Habitat
BI 435 Conservation Biology
BI 440 Ecology and Management of Wetlands
BI 469  Wildlife Toxicology

Additional Requirements:

GO 110 Physical Geology

Choose 6 hours from specified Biology Electives (see below).

Choose 23-25 hours from Biology Electives. Elective courses may be selected to fulfill requirements for certification as a Wildlife Biologist by The Wildlife Society.

At least one course must be BO prefix and one must be ZO prefix.

  • BI 420 Management of Wildlife Populations
  • BI 430 Management of Wildlife Habitat
  • BI 432 Advanced Ecology
  • BI 435 Conservation Biology
  • BI 440 Ecology and Management of Wetlands
  • BI 45 Freshwater Ecology
  • BI 469 Wildlife Toxicology
  • BI 471-473 Biology Internship
  • BI 493 Readings in Biology
  • BI 551/553 Biological Field Studies
  • BI 589-591 Biological Research
  • BO 361 Systematic Botany
  • BO 420 Ethnobotany
  • BO 445 Plant Physiology
  • BO 461 Native Aquatic Plants
  • BO 469 Field Botany
  • ZO 420 Animal Behavior
  • ZO 441 Parasitology
  • ZO 459 Mammalogy
  • ZO 460 Herpetology
  • ZO 465 Entomolog
  • ZO 466 Ornithology
  • ZO 469 Vertebrate Adaptations
  • ZO 478 Ichthyology

NOTE: The Gulf Coast Research Laboratory courses as listed in the University Bulletin may also be used as electives with the approval of your advisor.

Contact

573.651.2170
jchampine@semo.edu
Rhodes Hall 224
Department of Biology
One University Plaza, MS 6200
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701