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MSU 2010-2012 Catalog > Fish & Wildlife Management Courses

WILD
Fish & Wildlife Science & Management


WILD 201   INTRODUCTION TO FISH & WILDLIFE

WILD 290R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

WILD 291   SPECIAL TOPICS

WILD 301   PRINCIPLES OF FISH & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT

WILD 373   WILDLIFE TECHNIQUES 

WILD 401   FISH & WILDLIFE TOPICS

WILD 490R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

WILD 491   SPECIAL TOPICS

WILD 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY

WILD 498   INTERNSHIP

WILD 201 INTRODUCTION TO FISH & WILDLIFE
F 1 cr. SEM 1
-- An introduction to the career opportunities and current issues associated with management of fisheries and wildlife. For Fish and Wildlife Majors or those interested in the profession.

WILD 290R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S 1-6 cr. IND may be repeated
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

WILD 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

WILD 292 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 -3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

WILD 301 PRINCIPLES OF FISH & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BIOB 160 and BIOB 170.
-- Overview of history and ecological principles underlying fish and wildlife management. In-depth discussion of current issues.

WILD 373 WILDLIFE TECHNIQUES
S 3 cr. LEC 1 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and minimum 3.0 GPA or consent of instructor.
-- The goal of this class is to introduce students to a suite of techniques routinely employed by natural resource professionals for gaining knowledge of the ecology and status of wildlife populations.

WILD 401 FISH & WILDLIFE TOPICS
S 2 cr. LEC 1 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: WILD 301.
-- Senior capstone course. Course emphasizes solving problems related to management of fish and wildlife. Students will be introduced to field techniques, analysis approaches, and scientific literature used to develop management plans for terrestrial and aquatic vertebrates. For Fish and Wildlife Majors.

WILD 490R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S,Su 1 - 6 cr. IND May be repeated. Max 12 cr.
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

WILD 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand.

WILD 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructors, and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

WILD 498 INTERNSHIP
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. May be repeated. Maximum 8 cr. IND
PREREQUISITE: Approval of intern program by instructor and the department head.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business, or other organization to provide guided experience in the field.

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