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Wildlife Technology

University College: Penn State DuBois
University Park, College of Agricultural Sciences (2 WLT)

PROFESSOR AARON STOTTLEMYER, in charge, Penn State DuBois

The Wildlife Technology major helps prepare students in the techniques of wildlife management. Personnel trained in this field are needed to assist in the applied phases of natural resource management, wildlife biology, range management, and the care, maintenance, and propagation of animals. Graduates should be able to support professionals in wildlife biology, park managers, game refuge managers, and laboratory technicians in research. The Wildlife Technology Program is accredited by the North American Wildlife Technology Association (NAWTA).

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA to change to this Associate degree after admission to the University.

For the Associate in Science degree in Wildlife Technology, a minimum of 65 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 21 credits
(9 of these 21 credits are included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 53 credits
( This includes 9 credits of General Education courses: 3 credits of GN and 6 credits of GWS.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (46 credits)
BIOL 110 GN(4), FORT 150(3), FORT 160(3), ENGL 202C GWS(3), WILDL 101(3)[1], WILDL 103(4)[1], WILDL 106(4) (Sem: 1-2)
AG 113(1), CAS 100 GWS(3), FOR 242(3), KINES 013 GHA(1), WILDL 207(3), WILDL 208(3)[1], WILDL 211(4), WILDL 213(4) (Sem: 3-4)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (7 credits)
Select 3 credits from: ENGL 015 GWS(3) or ENGL 030 GWS (3) (Sem: 1-2)
Select 4 credits from: WILDL 204(4) or STAT 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 3-4)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2017

Blue Sheet Item #: 45-04-004C

Review Date: 1/10/2017

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