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Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) Clemson, SC, United States
Conservation and management are two very important words when it comes to the wildlife and fish that inhabit this world. Wildlife populations that struggle with declining populations need professionals who oversee plans to protect them as a species, while populations with the opposite problem of overwhelming numbers are equally reliant on professionals to intervene in managing their numbers.
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Overview

Each faces health, environmental and ecology risks. As a wildlife and fisheries biology major, you’ll learn about practices and policies that affect the animals of this world. With this major, a graduate degree is extremely important for pursuing jobs with federal and state agencies as well as with private industry. To help our students get their graduate degrees sooner, Clemson offers qualified students the opportunity to begin graduate-level work in their senior year.

Fast Facts
  • Clemson students recently placed second at the Southeastern Wildlife Conclave sponsored by The Wildlife Society.
  • Qualified students have an option to pursue our five-year bachelor’s/master’s degree program.
  • Your classroom is the forestland and freshwater that surround Clemson.
  • Within walking distance of campus are 17,500 acres of Experimental Forest dedicated to education, research and recreation.
  • Our students are encouraged to pursue graduate studies in order to be competitive for careers with both public and private industry.
  • Our graduates may find themselves in hip-waders in a stream collecting samples for research or in a business suit lobbying for policy protecting our wildlife.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • General Biology 
  • General Biology Lab. 
  • General Chemistry
  • Intro. to Env. and Natural Res. 
  • Intro. to Mathematical Analysis
  • Oral Communication Requirement
  • Soil Information Systems
  • Forestry Ecology
  • Fisheries Techniques

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

For freshman applicants, the following factors are considered for acceptance:

  • Class standing
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT or ACT)
  • High school curriculum
  • Grades
  • Choice of major

Recommended High School Curriculum

  • English — 4 credits
  • Mathematics — 3 credits
  • Laboratory Science — 3 credits
  • Foreign Language — 3 credits
  • Social Sciences — 3 credits
  • Other — 2 credits
  • Physical Education/ROTC — 1 credit
  • Fine Arts – 1 credit

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34590 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34590 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14708 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Clemson

  • 1104 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

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