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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology B.S.
Sub-plan: Conservation Biology
Sample Plan: Conservation Biology
Total Credits: 120.0
The sample plan below shows you one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Your academic plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements, if you have multiple course options to choose from in your major, or if courses don't fit your schedule in a given term. Use Graduation Planner to make your customized plan, and work with your academic adviser to ensure that you are on track to graduate on time.
Year 1 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
FW 1001 - Orientation in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology : 1.0 cr
MATH 1142 - Short Calculus : 4.0 cr : MATH
CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I : 3.0 cr : PHYS
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory : 1.0 cr : PHYS
Freshman Composition :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
BIOL 1009 - General Biology : 4.0 cr : BIOL
COMM 1101 - Introduction to Public Speaking : 3.0 cr : CIV
LE (Global Perspectives) :4.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 13.0 cr
BIOL 2012 - General Zoology : 4.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities) :3.0 cr
FW 2001W - Introduction to Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology : 3.0 cr : ENV, WI
FW 2001W also fulfills the Interdisciplinary Learning requirement
ESPM 3011W - Ethics in Natural Resources : 3.0 cr : CIV, WI
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
LE (Literature) :4.0 cr
EEB 3408W - Ecology : 4.0 cr : WI
EEB 3408W also fulfills the Upper Division Writing Intensive
FW 2003 - Introduction to Marine Biology : 3.0 cr
PMB 2022 - General Botany : 3.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
FW 4001 - Biometry : 4.0 cr
ESPM 4096 - Professional Experience Program: Internship : 1.0 cr
ESPM 4096 also fulfills the Experiential Learning requirement
LE (Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr
FNRM 3131 - Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for Natural Resources : 4.0 cr : TS
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
FW 4301 - Conservation Genetics : 3.0 cr
ESPM 3202W - Environmental Conflict Management, Leadership, and Planning : 3.0 cr : WI
FW 3925 - Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Management : 3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Summer Semester: 6.0 cr
FW 3104 - Skills for Field Techniques in Habitat Assessment, Research, and Conservation : 2.0 cr
FW 3106 - Vegetation Sampling for Habitat Assessments : 1.0 cr
FW 3108 - Field Methods in Research and Conservation of Vertebrate Populations : 3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
FNRM 3204 - Landscape Ecology and Management : 3.0 cr
ESPM 5071 - Ecological Restoration : 4.0 cr
PMB 4321 - Minnesota Flora : 3.0 cr
Elective :4.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :4.0 cr
FW 4102 - Principles of Conservation Biology : 3.0 cr : ENV
FW 5051 - Analysis of Populations : 4.0 cr