Wildlife Habitat Management & Conservation Degree | Agriculture | SIU

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Wildlife Conservation Degree Students

Wildlife Habitat Management and Conservation

A specialization in Wildlife Habitat Management & Conservation helps students develop a heightened expertise in ecological principles and a keen appreciation of the myriad environmental factors influencing wildlife habitats.

The exciting curriculum is accredited by the Society of American Forestry and incorporates the biological, physical, ecological and managerial sciences. Students learn to use this knowledge efficiently in the management and administration of natural resources and resource-based recreation activities in diverse geographic and natural settings.

What will I study?

The curriculum includes a strong core of forestry and wildlife biology-oriented courses.

Students take on challenging classes in forest ecology, ecological biology, wildlife techniques, silviculture, forest economics, forest management, watershed management, park wildlands management, mapping and G.I.S., natural resources inventory and more.

In addition to classroom instruction, students participate in summer field studies to observe natural resource management activities on location.

Typical degree program

Here's an example of a typical four-year undergraduate degree program in Forestry specializing in Wildlife Habitat Management and Conservation.

Career Opportunities: Where will I work?

Contact Information

Feel free to contact the Coordinating Counselor for Wildlife Habitat Management and Conservation:

Also fee free to contact the Coordinator of Student Recruitment for the College of Agricultural Sciences: