The wild is calling. Start your new career with a degree in Wildlife and Conservation Science from A&M-Commerce
Our environment is ever-changing and the relationships between its inhabitants are key to our future. Here, you will gain a broad knowledge of organismal sciences and focus on wildlife management, ecology or the preservation of biodiversity. This program exceeds the internationally recognized standards of The Wildlife Society and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. With this competitive edge, you can apply to the Wildlife Society for certification as an Associate Wildlife Biologist and be qualified to work for private, state and federal agencies or among international, national or regional wildlife conservation organizations. In addition, students graduating from this program can pursue graduate study for further professional development and opportunity. Utilizing STEM innovation and discovery, you can protect the earth’s inhabitants and help them thrive.
No foreign language credits required
No thesis required
Wildlife Conservation Science (BS) :: MINORS
- Environmental Science
- Biological Sciences
Wildlife Conservation Science (BS) :: FEATURED COURSES
This class will address the ecology of wetlands from a systems approach, starting first with what defines a wetland both legally and functionally, and covering important and defining principles of hydro-period, soils, wetland plants, wetland succession, delineation, and wetlands as wildlife habitat.
This class will expose the student to the history and concepts of an animal’s habitat, as well as be introduced to principles and techniques of habitat management as they apply to forest, rangeland, wetland, and agricultural ecosystems.
Introduction to genetic principles involved in domestic animal improvement. Methods available to the animal breeder and their effectiveness. Gene action, crossbreeding, inbreeding and other mating plans.
Undergraduate Program Costs
Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,126 for Texas residents and $9,034 for non-residents.