This course focuses on essentials of wildlife ecology as a foundation for understanding issues related to the origins, management and conservation of biodiversity. The course is well-suited for anyone interested in learning about the issues facing wildlife at a global or local level. Students will learn basic ecological, behavioral and evolutionary principles as they apply to wildlife ecology and conservation.
This course can meet requirements for certain majors in Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology programs and is a valuable course for transfer students interested in similar programs.
Students will need access to a computer with Firefox or Safari browser, Quicktime and a high speed connection due to streaming video lecture content.
This course has online exams that require a proctor. Online proctoring is available through ProctorU. For traditional site-based proctoring, a Proctor Agreement Form will be required.
This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Biological/Physical Sciences (Category 3A) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Natural and Physical Sciences without Lab (GT-SC2).