BS Four-Year Degree Plan

The wildlife conservation and management degree may be completed in four years or eight semesters. However, the four-year degree plan does not take into account dual credit or transfer credit that you may bring with you upon admission to the University.

Sample schedule

This plan is a recommended course schedule. Your schedule may vary depending on course availability and electives. A projected course offering list is provided on the course rotation page. Consult with your advisor to develop a program of study that fulfills program requirements and prepares you for your career.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

GRY 100 World Regional Geography 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
CSC 111 Introduction to Computing 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MTH 135 College Algebra 3
AGN 143 Introductory Forestry 3
Total hours17

Second semester (spring)

KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
AGA 105 Soils and Crop Science 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GLG 110 Principles of Geology 4
BIO 121 General Biology I 4
Total hours16

Third semester (fall)

PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the US to 1877 OR HST 122 Survey of the History of the US from 1877 3
BIO 122 General Biology II 4
CHM 160 General Chemistry I 4
AGN 215 Soils 3
Total hours17

Fourth semester (spring)

PHI 115 Ethics and Contemporary Issues 3
AGR 320 Writing in the Applied Sciences 3
AGN 335 Soil Conservation and Water Management 3
BIO 369 General Ecology 4
BIO 573 Ornithology 3
Total hours16

Fifth semester (fall)

ANT 125 Exploring Our Human Ancestry 3
BIO 339 Identification of Woody Plants 2
AGW 496 Wildlife Conservation Senior Seminar 1
BIO 577 Mammalogy 3
Electives 6
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

REL 210 Paths of World Religions 3
AGH 333 Principles of Landscape Design 3
BIO 334 Plant Taxonomy 3
AGA 375 Forage Crops 3
AGR or BIO elective (300 level or above) 4
Total hours16

Seventh semester (fall)

ART 209 Introduction to the Visual Arts 3
AGN 351 Game Bird Production 2
BIO 373 Principles of Wildlife Management 3
AGP 485 Weed Science 3
AGR or BIO elective (300 level or above) 3
Total hours14

Eighth semester (spring)

AGR 383 (Course no longer offered. See advisor for replacement.) 3
AGR or BIO electives 6
General electives 6
Total hours15