Oct 22, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BASF 461 - Wildlife Ecology

5 credits

ENGL& 101  or instructor permission. Admission to the BAS-FRM program.

Students in this course will examine, identify, and determine important wildlife habitats and their characteristic plants and animals within an ecological and management context through outdoor application of concepts. Identification of species and habitats, as well as life histories, and ecology of important species will be discussed. Scientific principles and management implications will be examined and critiqued. Students will organize and carry out a scientific sampling and assessment in the field.

Theory Hours
3 theory hours.

Guided Practice Hours
4 guided practice hours.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic wildlife ecology principles including population dynamics
  • Apply skill and knowledge to collect wildlife habitat and ecology data needed for habitat assessment and management
  • Access, read, and understand scientific and government documents related to wildlife ecology topics
  • Conduct and write up a wildlife related research project

BAS-FRM degree course.

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