Biological Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife Science

Why Study Fisheries and Wildlife Science?

Fisheries and Wildlife students have a strong interest in conserv­ing and managing our natural resources. Our program teaches students interested in all aspects of fisheries and wildlife science including both game and non-game management and conservation.

Careers and Opportunities

  • Wildlife or Fisheries Biologist
  • Wildlife or Fisheries Technician
  • Preserve Manager
  • Game Warden
  • Park Naturalist
  • Park Ranger
  • Soil Conservationist
  • Faculty Instructors

Did you know?

Based on alumni feedback over the past 10 years, approxi­mately 70% of Fisheries and Wildlife Science graduates are em­ployed in the fisheries and wildlife field using their Southeastern degree.

The Fisheries and Wildlife Science curriculum is designed to paral­lel the courses required for certification by the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society.

Examples of employers hiring our graduates

  • Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife
  • The Nature Conser­vancy
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Natu­ral Resources Conservation Service


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Major-Minor  58 semester hours

  • BIOL 3414 (Ecology)
  • BIOL 3913 (Biostatistics)
  • BOT 2114 (General Botany)
  • BOT 4214 (Systematic Botany)
  • CONS 1124 (Conservation of Natural Resources)
  • CONS 2224 (Fundamental of Soil Sciencefull bird trip d Sum11
  • CONS 4224 (Techniques in Fisheries & Wildlife Management)
  • CONS 4523 (Environmental Policy and Law)
  • CONS 4534 (Limnology)
  • CONS 4723 (Management of Fisheries and Wildlife Resources
  • CONS 4981 (Senior Seminar)
  • ZOOL 2114 (General Zoology)
  • ZOOL 4334 (Ichthyology)
  • ZOOL 4524 (Herpetology)
  • ZOOL 4534 (Ornithology)
  • ZOOL 4634 (Mammalogy)

Note: BIOL 1404 (Principles of Biology I) or BIOL 1114 (General Biology) and CHEM 1114 (Basic Chemistry I) are also required for the major/minor and are also part of General Education

Required Support Courses

  • CHEM 1214 Basic Chemistry II
  • ENG 3903 (Business & Professional Writing)


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