Aug 04, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14 [Archived Catalog]

Biological Sciences—Wildlife and Conservation Biology Major (B.S.)


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Major code BS2522

College of Arts and Sciences 
Biological Sciences Department
Irvine Hall 107
Phone: 740.593.2290
Fax: 740.593.0300
biosci@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/biosci/ugrad/wildcon.html

Ralph DiCaprio, contact person
 

Program Overview

This track is suitable for students who are interested in careers in the conservation and biology of wildlife. Graduates of this program meet the course qualifications for state and federal civil service registers as ecologist, wildlife biologist, wildlife refuge manager, zoologist, and general biologist. This program also provides training for students planning to go on to graduate school in wildlife biology or an allied discipline, such as mammalogy, ornithology, herpetology, animal ecology, animal behavior, and conservation biology. Tier II social science electives can be chosen to meet the requirements of the Environmental Studies Certificate program. For federal job and employment information, check the following website: http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/.
 

Admission Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirement beyond University admission requirements.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Graduates of this program meet the course qualifications for state and federal civil service registers as ecologist, wildlife biologist, wildlife refuge manager, zoologist, and general biologist. This program also provides training for students planning to go on to graduate school in wildlife biology or an allied discipline, such as mammalogy, ornithology, herpetology, animal ecology, animal behavior, and conservation biology.
 

Requirements

 

Major Hours Requirement


The wildlife and conservation biology major requires a minimum of 125 hours.

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

College-Level Requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences


View the A&S - College Level Requirements (A&S CLR) .

Biological Sciences Hours Requirement


Complete a total of 41 semester hours of BIOS coursework, including all of the requirements below. Note: 1000- and 2000-level courses not specifically required by the major will not count toward the BIOS hours requirement, but they may be used to fulfill University graduation requirements.

Ecology


Complete the following courses:

Wildlife Subjects


Complete three of the following courses:

Zoology Subjects


Anatomy


Complete one of the following courses:

Tier 3 Equivalent


Complete one of the following courses:

Internship


Complete an internship for a minimum of 2 hours:

Extradepartmental Requirements


Chemistry


Complete the following courses:

Organic Chemistry


Complete either the following course or course group option:

Organic Chemistry course group option

Complete the following courses:

Math


Complete the following course:

Physics


Complete the following course:

Statistics


Complete one of the following:

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