Principles and practices used in the production and improvement of wildlife resources. Aesthetic, ecological, and recreational uses of public and private lands.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Explain basic ecological principles of population dynamics, habitat, succession, and ecosystems
  • Describe how these ecological principles can be applied to manage wildlife populations and habitats
  • Contrast wildlife management strategies for different purposes (i.e. recreation, conservation, and preservation)
  • Use critical thinking and scientific problem-solving to make informed decisions about wildlife and natural resources management strategies
  • Discuss the impact of current trends and societal issues on wildlife and increased demands on natural resources

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0