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Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology

The minor in Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology is designed for students interested in basic training and understanding of the ecology and conservation of wild terrestrial and aquatic vertebrates, emphasizing birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and fish, but with relevance and application to all life forms.

Requirements: 

20-31 units

    Complete the following three courses (12 units)

    • WFC 100 Field Methods in Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology (4 units)
    • WFC 151 Wildlife Ecology (4 units)
    • WFC 154 Conservation Biology (4 units)

    Choose one course (3 units)

    • WFC 110 Biology and Conservation of Wild Mammals (3 units)
    • WFC 111 Biology and Conservation of Wild Birds (3 units)
    • WFC 120 Biology and Conservation of Fishes (3 units)
    • WFC 134 Herpetology (3 units)

    Choose two to four upper division elective courses from the Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology curriculum (5-16 units)

    The following courses are excluded from being used to complete this requirement

    • WFC 190 Departmental Research Seminar (1 units)
    • WFC 191 Museum Science (2 units)
    • WFC 192 Internship (1-12 units)
    • WFC 195 Field and Laboratory Research (3 units)
    • WFC 197T Tutoring in Wildlife and Fisheries (1-5 units)
    • WFC 198 Directed Group Study (1-5 units)
    • WFC 199 Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5 units)

    Total = 20-31 units

    Minor Advisor

    Eric Post
    post@ucdavis.edu
    (530) 574-1346