Wildlife and Conservation Biology Minor

Students interested in Wildlife and Conservation Biology minor must complete at least 5 courses with a minimum of 20 credits in the following designated courses with a grade of C- or better.  Four credits can be used to satisfy both major and minor requirements and only one course outside the Department of Natural Resources can be used toward the minor.  Appropriate course substitutes from study-abroad programs may be used to satisfy the requirements (with permission).                           

Required courses:

Choose 1 of the following:   

NR 433 - Wildlife Ecology - 4 credits - fall
OR
NR 650 - Principles of Conservation Biology - 4 credits - Fall     

Choose one of the following:

NR 425 - Field Dendrology - 4 credits - fall
NR 506 - Forest Entomology - 4 credits - fall
PBIO 566 - Systematic Botany - 4 credits - spring
NR 655 - Vertebrate Biology - 4 credits - spring (alt)
ZOOL 542 - Ornithology - 4 credits - spring
ZOOL 628 - Marine Invertebrates - 4 credits - spring
ZOOL 712 - Mammalogy - 4 credits - spring (alt)
ZOOL 745 - Biodiversity of Insects - 4 credits - spring
ZOOL 710 - Ichthyology - 4 credits - fall (alt)

The remaining 12 credits may be chosen from the following:

(many have pre requisites, so be sure you check)

*NR 615 - Wildlife Habitats - 4 credits - fall
NR 625 - Physiological Ecology - 4 credits - spring
NR 640 - Wildlife Population Ecology - 3 credits - spring
NR 603 - Landscape Ecology - 4 credits - fall
NR 642 - Biogeography - 4 credits - spring
NR 664 - Conservation Genetics -  4 credits - fall    
NR 711 - Wetlands Ecology and Management - 4 credits - fall
NR 734 - Tropical Ecology - 4 credits - fall
NR ### - Tropical Ecology - 4 credits - j-term
NR 740a - Inventory & Monitoring - 4 credits - fall
NR 750a - Sustaining Biological Diversity - 4 credits - spring
NR 765 - Community Ecology - 4 credits -  spring (alt)
NR 795b- Investigations in Natural Resources - 1-4 credits - spring or fall
ZOOL 713 - Animal Behavior - 4 credits - fall (alt)
ZOOL 733 - Behavioral Ecology - 4 credits - fall (alt)
 

aEnrollments are capped and admission is not guaranteed to those pursuing a minor.

b NR 795 requires working with an individual W&CB faculty member on a special problem/issue.

 

 Revised - Spring 2013

 

Questions? Contact:

Rebecca Rowe, Ph.D.

Program Coordinator for Wildlife & Conservation Biology, Assistant Professor
James Hall, Room 136
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 
603-862-2810

Wendy F. Rose

Administrative Manager II
James Hall 114B
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 
(603) 862-3933