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Human Dimensions of Wildlife Conservation

WCON301

Description

Wildlife managers influence wildlife species using three ‘levers’: habitat, populations, or humans. This course addresses the human dimension of wildlife management. During the course students explore social, political, and economic concepts that are involved in effective wildlife management. Students will learn common forms of wildlife governance, the role of stakeholders, concepts from sociology, ethics, economics, management and decision-making as they relate to wildlife management.
Pre Reqs:
BIOL 103 Biology: Foundations of Life
BIOL 201 Organisms That Sustain the Earth: Understanding Plants
BIOL 3XX Biology Transfer Elective
BIOL 203 Ecological Principles: Applications to Conservation
BIOL 4XX Biology Transfer Elective
BIOL 301 Animal Behavior: Evolution, Ecology & Social Behavior
BIOL 105 Biological Diversity, Ecology, and Evolution
BIOL 2XX Biology Transfer Elective
BIOL 1XX Life Science Transfer Elective

Dates

Jul 15, 2024 — Aug 18, 2024

Aug 26, 2024 — Sep 18, 2024

Oct 7, 2024 — Nov 10, 2024

Jan 13, 2025 — Feb 15, 2025

Feb 24, 2025 — Mar 30, 2025

Apr 7, 2025 — May 11, 2025

May 19, 2025 — Jun 22, 2025

Location

Distance Education - Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1410