Wildlife (WANR)

WANR 302  Principles of Wildlife Management  3(3-0)  

History of conservation and natural resource use; ecological principles, and social/economic limits of conservation. Principles and practices of wildlife management. Prerequisite: BIOL 202 and 202L. (*)

WANR 303  Nat Resource Policy & Admin  3(3-0)  

Principles and concepts of public land and resources policy, administrative decision making, and contemporary issues and problems. (*)

WANR 304  Human Dimensions in Nat Res Mgmt  3(3-0)  

Science of incorporating human-natural resource relationships with traditional biological sciences information in decision-making processes. (*)

WANR 401  Fisheries Science  2(2-0)  

Principles and concepts of studying structure and dynamics of fish populations. Topics include estimating abundance, mortality, sustainable harvest levels, appropriate regulations. Prerequisite: MATH 221 and BIOL 479 and 479L. Corequisite: WANR 401L. (*)

WANR 401L  Fisheries Science Lab  1(0-2)  

Principles and concepts of studying structure and dynamics of fish populations. Topics include estimating abundance, mortality, sustainable harvest levels, appropriate regulations. Prerequisite: MATH 221 and BIOL 479 and 479L. Corequisite: WANR 401. (*)

WANR 402  Management of Endangered Species  3(3-0)  

Problems and solutions of species endangerment. Political and biological aspects to endangered species. Proactive and reactive maintenance and restoration. Prerequisite: WANR 302. (*)