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FOREST WILDLIFE LAW ENFORCEMENT
(no minor required)

Advisors: Jennings

This major is intended specifically for students wishing to pursue a career as a Game
Warden or Wildlife Enforcement Officer at the state level (similar federal positions
possess a different set of requirements). Students desiring employment in other
forestry/wildlife positions within relevant state and federal agencies should choose
the standard Forestry/Wildlife degree with an appropriate minor.

General Education & Other Requirements By This Major
General Ed. Lab Science courses must be outside the Biology discipline.
CHEM 151/153 and PHSC 131/133 are required (and must be passed with a
grade of C or higher). If Chemistry is declared as a second major, a course
other than CHEM 151/153 must be used to fulfill General Ed. Lab Science
requirement 41 credits of upper division courses are required. As this is a
B.A.S. degree, upper division hours outside the major are not required.

MATH 321 Statistics 3
  Complete an additional three credit hours in Computer Science  
  beyond the General Education requirements. 3
    6

Life Science Core Requirements
BIOL 202/203 Majors I: Plant Form, Function and Diversity & lab 4
BIOL 204/205 Majors II: Animal Form, Function and Diversity & lab 4
BIOL 206/207 Majors III: Intro to Cell Biology & lab 4
BIOL 301/303 Ecology & lab 4
BIOL 366/368 Genetics & lab 4
  Total core credit hours 20

Forest Wildlife Law Enforcement Major Requirements
BIOL 310/312 Invertebrate Zoology & lab 4
BIOL 311/313 Vertebrate Zoology & lab 4
BIOL 322/324 Dendrology & lab 4
BIOL 351/353 Plant Taxonomy & lab 4
BIOL 375/377 Principles of Wildlife Biology & lab 4
BIOL 425/427 Range Vegetation & lab 4
  Select two of the following three choices  
BIOL 442/443 Ornithology & lab 4
or BIOL 448/449 Herpetology & lab 4
or BIOL 451/453 Mammalogy & lab 4
BIOL 481 Practicum 3
  Total core credit hours 35
  Total credit hours 55

Law Enforcement Academy Requirements (should be taken during the
Spring and Summer of students’ senior year)
CJUS 101 Law Enforcement Training Academy I 14
CJUS 102 Law Enforcement Training Academy II 10
  Total Law Enforcement 24

Degree Plans

 
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