Fisheries and Wildlife - B.S.F.R.

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Degree Requirements

Entrance Requirements for the Major

General Education Core Curriculum
(Selected with the advice of an academic advisor)

Areas I II III IV V
Area VI
Major Requirements
College-wide Requirements must be satisfied in order to graduate with this major
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 120 hours
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I. Foundation Courses (9 hours)

ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101E or ENGL 1101S 
ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102E or ENGL 1103 or ENGL 1050H or ENGL 1060H
MATH 1113 or MATH 1113E or MATH 2200 or MATH 2250 or MATH 2250E or MATH 2300H or MATH 2400 or MATH 2400H or MATH 2410 or MATH 2410H or STAT 2000 or STAT 2000E
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II. Sciences (7-8 hours)

At least one of the physical science or life science courses must include a laboratory.
Physical Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): (CHEM 1211, CHEM 1211L) or (CHEM 1311H, CHEM 1311L
Life Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): (BIOL 1107, BIOL 1107L) or (BIOL 2107H, BIOL 2107L

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III. Quantitative Reasoning (3-4 hours)

Preferred Course(s): MATH 2200* or MATH 2250* or MATH 2300H

*For Aquatic Sciences Area of Emphasis and Wildlife Sciences Area of Emphasis only.  Students who choose the Wildlife Sciences Pre-Veterinary Medicine Area of Emphasis may select a different course in Area III. 


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IV. World Languages and Global Culture, Humanities and the Arts (12 hours)

Note: Course credit received as a result of a score on a departmental foreign language placement test will not satisfy the General Education Core Curriculum requirements in Area IV, World Languages and Global Culture, Humanities and the Arts.
World Languages and Global Culture (9 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

Humanities and the Arts (3 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.
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V. Social Sciences (9 hours)

  • Students who have not met the Georgia and U.S. Constitution requirement by examination should enroll in POLS 1101 or POLS 1101E or POLS 1101H.
  • A passing grade on an examination on the history of the United States and Georgia is required to satisfy the United States and Georgia History Requirement for all persons receiving a baccalaureate degree from the University, unless exempted by one of the following courses: HIST 2111, HIST 2111E, HIST 2111H, HIST 2112, HIST 2112E, HIST 2112H, HIST 3080H. Examinations are given at University Testing Services. Reexamination is permitted. Contact University Testing Services at (706) 542-3183 for information.
Preferred Course(s): AAEC 2580 or  (ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H) and (POLS 1101 or POLS 1101H)

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Area VI
Complete the following seventeen or eighteen (17-18) hours: 
(BIOL 1108, BIOL 1108L) or (BIOL 2108H, BIOL 2108L
(CHEM 1212, CHEM 1212L) or (CHEM 1312H, CHEM 1312L
COMM 1110 or COMM 2150H or AGCM 2200 or FANR 3950 (3 hours) 
STAT 2000* or STAT 2100H* or BIOS 2010 or BUSN 3000 or FANR 2010-2010L
Three hours of electives

*University System of Georgia courses STAT 1Dxx and STAT2Dxx may be used here to satisfy this requirement.

If any of the courses in Area VI have been used to satisfy Areas II-V of the Core Curriculum, General Electives may be taken here. (Refer to College-wide requirements when selecting General Electives) 
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Entrance Requirements

Fisheries and Wildlife Major - Aquatic Sciences Area of Emphasis Entrance Requirements:


Fisheries and Wildlife Major - Wildlife Sciences Area of Emphasis Entrance Requirements:


Fisheries and Wildlife Major - Pre-Vet Wildlife Sciences Area of Emphasis Entrance Requirements:

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Major Requirements

A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.
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Required Courses (60 hours)

Economics Requirement: Students completing the Fisheries and Wildlife major must also complete an economics requirement as part of the Core Curriculum or as a major elective. The following courses will satisfy this requirement: AAEC 2580, ECON 2100, ECON 2100E, ECON 2105, ECON 2105E, ECON 2105H, ECON 2106, ECON 2106E, ECON 2106H, ECON 2200, ECON 2200E, ECON 2200H, or FANR 3300-3300D.


Fisheries & Wildlife Requirements (22 hours)
FANR 3000, FANR 3000L 
(FANR 3200W, FANR 3200L) or (ECOL 3500ECOL 3500L)
FANR 3800, FANR 3800L
WILD(FISH) 3000W or WILD 1100E
WILD(FISH) 3001
WILD(ECOL) 3580, WILD(ECOL) 3580L 
 
Choose four hours from:
FANR 4500S
OR
FANR 4960R (0 to 3 hours)
FANR 4970R (0 to 3 hours)
FANR 4980R (0 to 3 hours)
FANR 4990R (1 to 4 hours; at least 1 hour required) 

Choose an Area of Emphasis in Aquatic Sciences or an Area of Emphasis in Wildlife Sciences or an Area of Emphasis in Wildlife Sciences Pre-Veterinary Medicine below. Course hours needed for an Area of Emphasis requirement or under an elective category cannot be used to satisfy another elective category. 

Aquatic Sciences Area of Emphasis (38 hours)
CRSS(FANR) 3060, CRSS(FANR) 3060L 
FISH 4200/6200, FISH 4200L/6200L 
FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4300/6300, FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4300L/6300L  
FISH 4500/6500, FISH 4500L/6500L 
FISH 5360/7360, FISH 5360L/7360L

Choose a total of 18 hours of Aquatic Sciences Electives from the categories below:

Aquatic Sciences Electives (4 hours)
Take any 3000-level or higher course with a FISH prefix or another course approved by advisor.

Wildlife Sciences Requirement (may count as an elective):
Choose one course from the following:
ECOL 3220
WILD(ECOL) 4040/6040-4040L/6040L
WILD(BIOL) 4050/6050
WILD(ECOL) 4060/6060-4060L/6060L
WILD 4100-4100L
WILD 4500/6500
WILD(ECOL)(POPH) 4575/6575
WILD 4900/6900
WILD(POPH) 5100/7100
WILD 5200/7200
WILD 5350/7350-WILD 5350L/7350L

Policy, Law, and Decision-Making
Electives (3-5 hours)
If FANR 4500S was taken, choose 3 hours from the following:
ENVM(AAEC) 4930/6930
FANR 3400-3400D
FANR 4020/6020
FANR(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG)(INTL) 4271/6271 or FANR 4271W/6271W or FANR(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG)(INTL) 4271E/6271E
FANR 4800W/6800W
FISH(WILD) 4520-4520L
JURI(FANR)(ECOL) 4810/6810
WILD 4500/6500

If FANR 4990R was taken, take FISH(WILD) 4520-4520L and an additional 2 hours from the following:
ENVM(AAEC) 4930/6930
FANR 3400-3400D
FANR 4020/6020
FANR(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG)(INTL) 4271/6271 or FANR 4271W/6271W or FANR(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG)(INTL) 4271E/6271E
FANR 4800W/6800W
JURI(FANR)(ECOL) 4810/6810
WILD 4500/6500

Open Major Electives (9-11 hours)
If FANR 4500S was taken, choose 11 hours from the following. If FANR 4990R was taken, choose 9 hours from the following:
BIOL(WILD) 3700W
CHEM 2212CHEM 2212L
ECOL 3220
ECOL 4010/6010
ECOL 4240-4240L
ECOL 4050/6050-4050L/6050L
ENTO 4000/6000-4000L/6000L
GENE 3000-3000D
PHYS 1112-1112L or PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L
Any 3000-level or higher course with a COFAFANRFISHFORSGISCPRTMWASR, or WILD prefix

Note: Only 3 hours of an internship (COFA 3900FISH 3900FORS 3900GISC 3900PRTM 3900, or WILD 3900 may be used towards graduation.


Wildlife Sciences Area of Emphasis (38 hours)
CRSS(FANR) 3060, CRSS(FANR) 3060L
FORS 3010, FORS 3010LWILD 4700/6700WILD 4700L/6700L 

Choose a total of 25 hours of Wildlife Sciences Electives from the categories below:

Organismal Biology and Ecology: Wildlife Biology Elective (4 hours)
Choose one course from the following:
WILD(ECOL) 4040/6040-4040L/6040L
WILD(BIOL) 4050/6050-WILD(BIOL) 4050L/6050L
WILD(ECOL) 4060/6060-4060L/6060L

Organismal Biology and Ecology: Zoology Elective (3 hours)
Choose one course from the following:
BIOL(WILD) 3700W
ECOL 3220
ECOL 4050/6050-4050L/6050L
ECOL 4240-4240L
ENTO 4000/6000-4000L/6000L
FANR 4350/6350
FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4300/6300-FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4300L/6300L
FISH 4650L/6650L
WILD(ECOL) 4040/6040-4040L/6040L
WILD 4400/6400
WILD(ECOL)(POPH) 4575/6575*
WILD(POPH) 5100/7100
WILD 5200/7200*

*Students taking these courses may use 3 hours towards this elective and 3 hours towards Major Electives.

Population Ecology, Conservation, and Management (3 hours)
ECOL 4000/6000 or (WILD 5700/7700 and WILD 5700L/7700L)
 

Policy, Law, and Decision-Making Elective (3-5 hours)
If FANR 4500S was taken, choose 3 hours from the following:
ENVM(AAEC) 4930/6930
FANR 3400-3400D
FANR 4020/6020
FANR(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG)(INTL) 4271/6271 or FANR 4271W/6271W or FANR(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG)(INTL) 4271E/6271E
FANR 4800W/6800W
FISH(WILD) 4520-4520L
JURI(FANR)(ECOL) 4810/6810
WILD 4500/6500

If FANR 4990R was taken, take FISH(WILD) 4520-4520L and an additional 2 hours from the following:
ENVM(AAEC) 4930/6930
FANR 3400-3400D
FANR 4020/6020
FANR 4271W/6271W
FANR 4800W/6800W
JURI(FANR)(ECOL) 4810/6810
WILD 4500/6500


Open Major Electives (10-12 hours)
If FANR 4500S was taken, choose 12 hours from the following. If FANR 4990R was taken, choose 10 hours from the following:
BIOL(WILD) 3700W
CHEM 2212CHEM 2212L
ECOL 3220
ECOL 4010/6010
ECOL 4240-4240L
ENTO 4000/6000-4000L/6000L
GENE 3000-3000D
PHYS 1112-1112L or PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L
Any 3000-level or higher course with a COFAFANRFISHFORSGISCPRTMWASR, or WILD prefix.

Note: Only 3 hours of an internship (COFA 3900FISH 3900FORS 3900GISC 3900PRTM 3900, or WILD 3900) may be used towards graduation.


Wildlife Sciences Pre-Veterinary Medicine Area of Emphasis (38 hours)
BCMB 3100 
FORS 3010, FORS 3010L
WILD 4100-4100L 
WILD 4700/6700WILD 4700L/6700L 
WILD(POPH) 5100/7100

Choose a total of 22 hours of Wildlife Science Pre-Veterinary Medicine Electives from the categories below:

Organismal Biology and Ecology: Wildlife Biology elective (4 hours)
Select one course from the following:
WILD(ECOL) 4040/6040-4040L/6040L
WILD(BIOL) 4050/6050, WILD(BIOL) 4050L/6050L
WILD(ECOL) 4060/6060-4060L/6060L 

Organismal Biology and Ecology: Zoology Elective (3 hours)
Select one course from the following:
BIOL(WILD) 3700W
ECOL 3220
ECOL 4050/6050-4050L/6050L
ECOL 4240-4240L
FANR 4350/6350
FISH(ECOL)(MARS)(WILD) 4300/6300
FISH 4650L/6650L
WILD(ECOL) 4040/6040-4040L/6040L
WILD(BIOL) 4050/6050, WILD(BIOL) 4050L/6050L
WILD(ECOL) 4060/6060-4060L/6060L  
WILD 4400/6400
WILD(ECOL)(POPH) 4575/6575*
WILD(POPH) 5100/7100
WILD 5200/7200*

*Students taking these courses may use 3 hours towards this elective and 3 hours towards the Major Electives.

Population Ecology, Conservation,and Management (3 hours)
Select one course from the following:


Policy, Law, and Decision-Making Elective (3-5 hours)

If FANR 4500S was taken, choose 3 hours from the following:
ENVM(AAEC) 4930/6930
FANR 3400-3400D
FANR 4020/6020
FANR(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG)(INTL) 4271/6271 or FANR 4271W/6271W or FANR(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG)(INTL) 4271E/6271E
FANR 4800W/6800W
FISH(WILD) 4520-4520L
JURI(FANR)(ECOL) 4810/6810
WILD 4500/6500

If FANR 4990R was taken, take FISH(WILD) 4520-4520L and an additional 2 hours from the following:
ENVM(AAEC) 4930/6930
FANR 3400-3400D
FANR 4020/6020
FANR(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG)(INTL) 4271/6271 or FANR(ANTH)(ECOL)(GEOG)(INTL) 4271E/6271E or FANR 4271W/6271W
FANR 4800W/6800W
JURI(FANR)(ECOL) 4810/6810
WILD 4500/6500

Open Major Electives (7-9 hours)
If FANR 4500S was taken, choose 9 hours from the following. If FANR 4990R was taken, choose 7 hours from the following:
BIOL(WILD) 3700W
CHEM 2212CHEM 2212L
ECOL 3220
ECOL 4010/6010
ECOL 4240-4240L
ENTO 4000/6000-4000L/6000L
GENE 3000-3000D
PHYS 1112-1112L or PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L
Any 3000-level or higher course with a COFAFANRFISHFORSGISCPRTMWASR, or WILD prefix.

Note: Only 3 hours of an internship (COFA 3900FISH 3900FORS 3900GISC 3900PRTM 3900, or WILD 3900) may be used towards graduation.

NOTE: (CHEM 2211, CHEM 2211L), (CHEM 2212, CHEM 2212L), (PHYS 1111-1111L or PHYS 1211-1211L or PHYS 1311-1311L), and (PHYS 1112-1112L or PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L) are required for entrance to Veterinary School.


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(This total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)
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