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FW 5003
PRIN/WILDLIFE MANAGEMT

Prerequisite: A course in ecology or permission of instructor. Principles of managing wildlife resources with emphasis on population ecology, habitat evaluation and manipulation, wildlife values, and the administration of wildlife resources and resources agencies.


FW 5014
FOREST ECOLOGY AND MGMT

Prerequisite: FW (BIOL) 3114 An in-depth coverage of ecological interactions in forested ecosystems. Lectures cover biotic and abiotic factors that influence development and species compositions of forest stands. Wildlife habitat relationships in forested ecosystems will also be discussed. Laboratories will familiarize students with field techniques and management activities important in the major forest types of Arkansas. Lecture two hours, lab four hours. $20 laboratory fee.


FW 5024
LIMNOLOGY

Offered: Spring Prerequisite: A course in ecology A study of physical and chemical processes in fresh water and their effects on organisms in lakes and streams. Laboratory sessions and field trips demonstrate limnological instrumentation and methodology. Lecture two hours, laboratory four hours. $5 laboratory fee.


FW 5034
GEOG INFO SYS/NAT RES

Prerequisites: A course in statistics and computer science or an introductory course to GIS. Use of GIS technology in wildlife and fisheries management and research. Emphasis placed on creation, maintenance, and analysis of spatially explicit data. Lecture two hours, laboratory four hours. $5 laboratory fee.


FW 5054
WATERFOWL ECOLOGY MANAGEMENT

Prerequisites: BIOL/FW 3114 (Ecology) Ecology and management of North American waterfowl and their habitats. Laboratory exercises will focus on identification, life histories, sex and age determination, and abundance survey methods. Lectures and discussions will cover behavioral ecology, reproductive ecology, winter ecology, harvest management, and habitat management and conservation. $10 laboratory fee.


FW 5083
PRIN OF FISHERIES MGT

Prerequisites: Courses in ecology, statistics, and calculus or permission of instructor. The principles and theory of warm-water fish management with major emphasis on behavior, aquatic habitat, and population dynamics. Lecture three hours.


FW 5103
HUMAN DIMENSIONS OF FW MGMT

Prerequisites: BIOL/FW 3114 or permission of instructor Exploration of the complex interactions of social, political, institutional, economic and ecological processes that contribute to natural resource use and management. The primary focus is on interactions and conflict resolution among various stakeholders, resource management agencies, and wildlife and fisheries resources. Topics covered include public attitudes and expectations; agency structure and policy; values of fishes, wildlife; and public relations.


FW 5881
ADVANCED TOPICS:

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. This course offers special instruction on fisheries and wildlife topics that are not otherwise covered in the curriculum. The primary focus of the course will vary from offering to offering, thus the course may be taken more than once. This course may be repeated if content is different. On demand.


FW 5882
ADVANCED TOPICS:

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. This course offers special instruction on fisheries and wildlife topics that are not otherwise covered in the curriculum. The primary focus of the course will vary from offering to offering, thus the course may be taken more than once. This course may be repeated if content is different. On demand.


FW 5883
ADVANCED TOPICS:

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. This course offers special instruction on fisheries and wildlife topics that are not otherwise covered in the curriculum. The primary focus of the course will vary from offering to offering, thus the course may be taken more than once. This course may be repeated if content is different. On demand.


FW 5884
ADVANCED TOPICS:

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. This course offers special instruction on fisheries and wildlife topics that are not otherwise covered in the curriculum. The primary focus of the course will vary from offering to offering, thus the course may be taken more than once. This course may be repeated if content is different. On demand.


FW 6001
GRAD SEMINAR FW BIOLOGY:

Analysis of current and classical concepts in fisheries and wildlife biology. The primary focus of this course will vary from offering to offering, thus the course may be taken for credit more than once. Lecture one hour.


FW 6002
RESEARCH METHODS I

Prerequisites: A course in statistics. Methods for literature review, experimental design, and thesis proposal development. Lecture two hours.


FW 6012
RESEARCH METHODS II

Prerequisites: A course in statistics. Methods for data analysis and thesis preparation. Lecture two hours.


FW 6013
POPULATION DYNAMICS

Prerequisites: Courses in ecology, statistics, and calculus, or permission of instructor. An in-depth analysis of major historical development in the theory, techniques of manipulating, and mathematical modeling of fish and wildlife populations. Lecture three hours.


FW 6891
INDEPENDENT STUDY:

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge that complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings. The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


FW 6892
INDEPENDENT STUDY:

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge that complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings. The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


FW 6893
INDEPENDENT STUDY:

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge that complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings. The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


FW 6894
INDEPENDENT STUDY:

Open to graduate students who wish to pursue individual study or investigation of some facet of knowledge that complements the purpose of the University's graduate program. Students will be required to plan their studies and prepare formal written reports of their findings. The selected topic may not constitute any duplication of study leading to the accomplishment of a thesis.


FW 6991
THESIS RESEARCH

Research on a topic culminating in a written thesis.


FW 6992
THESIS RESEARCH

Research on a topic culminating in a written thesis.


FW 6993
THESIS RESEARCH

Research on a topic culminating in a written thesis.


FW 6994
THESIS RESEARCH

Research on a topic culminating in a written thesis.


FW 6995
THESIS RESEARCH

Research on a topic culminating in a written thesis.


FW 6996
THESIS RESEARCH

Research on a topic culminating in a written thesis.


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