What You Will Learn

What Is The Fisheries & Wildlife Science Degree?

The Bachelor of Science in Fisheries & Wildlife Science is housed within the College of Natural and Health Sciences. This program is designed with the flexibility to prepare students for a career within natural resources management upon graduation or for graduate school should they choose to pursue that path.

What Will I Learn In This Program?

  • Core biological concepts and principles
  • Working knowledge of aquatic and terrestrial ecology
  • Management of fisheries and wildlife resources Identifying regional fish and wildlife species
  • Techniques to capture and mark fish and wildlife, assessing their age, sex, and habitat
  • Basic use of GPS equipment and GIS computer programs
  • State and federal laws that regulate conservation of natural resources
  • Basic statistical concepts
  • Preparation of well written reports and quality oral presentations

Student Learning Objectives

What Courses Will I Take?

The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.

Course Descriptions can be viewed in the Undergraduate Catalog 

What Resources Are Available To Me?

Additional resources specifically for Tech students:

Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?

The Fisheries & Wildlife Science major is designed to prepare students for a wide range of career opportunities working in management and conservation of natural resources with state and federal agencies as well as private industry that include:

  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
  • Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality
  • Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service
  • United States Forest Service
  • United States Park Service
  • United State Environmental Protection Agency

Where Can I Get More Information About TheFisheries & Wildlife Science degree?

For more information about the Fisheries & Wildlife Science degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Natural and Health Sciences catalog.