Academic Catalog

Wildlife Management, Bachelor of Science with a Concentration in Conservation Management (B.S.)

EKU Campus

Program Requirements

CIP Code: 03.0601

Summary Checklist for General Education

Element 1
A: Written Communication3
B: Written Communication3
C: Oral Communication3
Element 2
Quantitative Reasoning3
Element 3
A: Arts3
B: Humanities3
Element 4
Natural Sciences6
Element 5
A: Historical Science3
B: Social Behavioral Science3
Element 6
Diversity of Perspectives Experiences6
Total Hours36

Students are expected to complete Elements 1 and 2 within their first 60 hours of college credit.


University Graduation Requirements
General Education36
Student Success Seminar
SCO 100BStudent Success Seminar in Biology (waived for transfers with 30+ hrs.)1
Upper division courses (42 hrs. distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)
Major Requirements
Core Courses
BIO 111Cell and Molecular Biology4
BIO 112Ecology and Evolution4
BIO 316Ecology4
BIO 318General Botany4
BIO 319General Zoology4
BIO 335Plant Systematics3
or BIO 536 Dendrology
BIO 495Evolutionary Application and Theory1
BIO 532Conservation Biology3
BIO 557Ichthyology3
BIO 558Freshwater Ecology3
or BIO 561 Fisheries Biology
WLD 381Principles of Wildlife Management3
WLD 382Wildlife Population Analysis4
WLD 489WWildlife Research and Writing3
WLD 585Wildlife Resource Policy and Administration3
WLD 586Wetland Wildlife Management4
WLD 588Fire Ecology and Management1
Supporting Course Requirements
AGR 215Principles of Soils 13
Introductory Chemistry
and Introductory Chemistry Lab (Element 4) G
Trigonometry (Element 2) G
Applied Calculus
Calculus I
Introduction to Physical Geography (Element 4) G
GEO 353Geographic Information Systems3
Introduction to Statistical Reasoning (Element 2) G
Applied Statistics
Students must select at least one of the following Concentrations: 2
Game Management
Conservation Management15
Free Electives
Choose from 11 hours of free electives11
Total Hours120

AGR 216 Principles of Soils Laboratory not required


Courses used for one concentration may not count toward another concentration.


Course also satisfies a General Education element. Hours are included within the 36 hr. General Education requirement above.


Concentration Courses
BIO 520Invasive Species Management3
Choose from two of the following:6
Choose from two of the following:6
Environment Land Use Planning
Advanced GIS
Remote Sensing
Urban Wildlife Management
Total Hours15