Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Wildlife Biology (leading to The Wildlife Society certification as a Wildlife Biologist)

Minimum required: 127 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. A minimum of 9 writing intensive hours and a total of 36 advanced hours are required to graduate.
  2. If two years of the same foreign language were taken in high school, then no additional language hours will be required for the degree. In the absence of such high school language, two semesters of the same modern language must be taken at the college level.

Course Requirements 

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
BIO 1330
BIO 1130
4BIO 1331
BIO 1131
CHEM 11411CHEM 11421 
CHEM 13413CHEM 13423 
US 11001ENG 13203 
ENG 13103HIST 13103 
POSI 23103  
 15 14
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
BIO 24504BIO 24114 
CHEM 21301PHYS 1315
PHYS 1115
CHEM 23303MATH 23283 
MATH 23213English Literature13 
Select one of the following:3POSI 23203 
HIST 13203  
 17 17
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHoursSummerHours
BIO 24104BIO Advanced Physiology 34Summer I: 
BIO Advanced Elective24BIO Advanced Electives24PHIL 1305 or 13203
BIO 44164BIO Advanced Electives43Social and Behavioral Sciences13
COMM 13103ENG 33033Summer II: 
  BIO Advanced Electives54
 15 14 10
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours 
BIO 43043BIO 43013 
BIO Advanced Electives54BIO 44254 
BIO 44234BIO 44354 
 BIO 43193 
 11 14
Total Hours: 127

See the Academic Services section of this catalog for general education core curriculum requirements. 


Choose two Advanced Biology electives from: BIO 3461 (Spring), BIO 4410 (Fall/Summer I) or BIO 4454 (Spring).


Choose one Advanced Physiology course from: BIO 3421 (fall or spring), BIO 3465 (fall), or BIO 4441 (spring).


Choose one Advanced Biology elective from: BIO 4421 (Spring) or BIO 4418 (Summer I) or BIO 4350I (Fall). 


Choose two Advanced Biology electives from: BIO 4420 (Summer I), BIO 4422 (Fall) or BIO 4434 (Spring).