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Wildlife Biology

West Texas A&M University

48 months
Duration
465 USD/credit 13950 USD/year
80 USD/credit 2400 USD/year
50 USD/credit 1500 USD/year
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About

Undergraduates are encouraged to become involved with faculty and graduate students and their research to gain valuable experience.Wildlife Biology is offered at West Texas A&M University.

Overview

What you will learn:

  • Exposure to principles for both traditional wildlife management and more modern ecosystem management.
  • Classes that focus on the biology, ecology, and natural history of vertebrates.
  • A solid understanding of the biology and ecology of wildlife species through field work and classes in classes like Mammalogy, Ornithology, Herpetology, and Ichthyology
  • An understanding of how to utilize management techniques to achieve desired management goals based on a species' biology
  • Opportunities to gain field/research experience using the latest techniques and tools of wildlife biologists by assisting faculty and graduate students with research projects and through field trips
  • An understanding of the process of science through exposure to wildlife research. Students are further exposed to professional wildlife biologists through our Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society, field trips, access to volunteer activities, and in their classes.
  • Wildlife managers manipulate habitat to control game and other wildlife populations.
  • Wildlife researchers conduct experiments to help solve problems faced by the wildlife manager.

This Wildlife Biology degree is offered as Bachelor of Art or as Bachelor of Science.

Career Opportunities

  • Management with state or federal agencies
  • Wildlife managers
  • Wildlife biologists
  • Refuge managers
  • Park rangers
  • Park naturalists
  • Game wardens
  • Recreation planners
  • Consulting wildlife biologists
  • Non-government organizations
  • Private landholders
  • Private consulting firms
  • (with addition education) Academia

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Wildlife Conservation
  • Wildlife Management
  • Wildlife Management Techniques
  • Plant Classification
  • General Ecology
  • Ornithology
  • Mammalogy
  • Physical Geology
  • Chemistry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must meet one of the following and have a minimum 2.0 Cumulative High School GPA:

  • High School Class Rank - Top 30%
  • 3.0 Cumulative High School GPA (4.0 Scale)
  • 21 ACT Composite Score or 1060 SAT Composite Score

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 465 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    2400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 80 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    1500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Canyon

914 - 1694 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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