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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Wildlife (WILDL)

(These courses are offered only at the DuBois Campus as part of the two-year Wildlife Technology major.)

WILDL 101 Introduction to Wildlife Management (3) Basic principles of wildlife management. Introduction to general ecology and wildlife population dynamics.
Effective: Summer 2013

WILDL 103 Animal Identification (4) Identification of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians; introduction to their life histories.
Effective: Fall 2016

WILDL 106S Wildlife Management Techniques (4) Overview of laboratory and field techniques for natural resource research and management.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: WILDL 101  

WILDL 204 Wildlife Mensuration (4) Estimation and analysis of animal populations and their habitats, including sampling considerations and basic biometry.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 3 credits in mathematics  

WILDL 207 Outdoor Recreation (3) Sociology, history, and economics of recreational demand; recreational areas and management procedures.
Effective: Summer 2013

WILDL 208W Terrestrial Wildlife Management (3) Ecological characteristics and manipulation of terrestrial habitats; control of wildlife populations.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: FORT 150, FORT 160, WILDL 101, WILDL 103, WILDL 106, WILDL 204  

WILDL 209 Animal Handling and Care (4) Techniques in capturing, marking, and maintaining wild animals in captivity. Wildlife physiology, parasitology, and necropsy procedures are covered.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: WILDL 101  

WILDL 211 GIS and Aerial Photo Interpretation in Wildlife Management (4) Use of Geographic Information Systems and aerial photo technology with applications in wildlife management and natural resources.
Effective: Fall 2016

WILDL 213 Wetlands and Fisheries Management (4) Introduction to basic limnology. Ecology and management of swamp, marsh, pond, and stream habitats and their animal populations.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: WILDL 101, WILDL 103, WILDL 106S, WILDL 204  

WILDL 295 Internship in Wildlife Technology (1-6) Supervised off-campus field experience related to student's major.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor.  

WILDL 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013

WILDL 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2013

Last Import from UCM: January 20, 2018 3:00 AM


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