Wildlife Habitat Ecology and Management Option

Freshman YearCredits
FallSpring
NRSM 101 - Natural Resource Conservation3  
NRSM 102 - Montana Range Plants1  
BIOB 170IN - Principles of Biological Diversity4  
CHMY 121IN - Introduction to General Chemistry4  
ECNS 101IS - Economic Way of Thinking3  
ANSC 100 - Introduction to Animal Science  3
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems  4
University Core  6
Year Total: 15 13
Sophomore YearCredits
FallSpring
NRSM 235 - Range and Pasture Monitoring1  
NRSM 240 - Natural Resource Ecology3  
ENSC 245IN - Soils3  
Choose one of the following:3  
BMGT 205 - Prof Business Communication
WRIT 201 - College Writing II
WRIT 221 - Intermediate Tech Writing
University Core and Electives6  
ANSC 222 - Livestock in Sustain Systems  3
CHMY 123 - Introduction of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry  4
BIOO 230 - Identification of Seed Plants  4
Choose one of the following:  3
BIOB 318 - Biometry
STAT 216Q - Introduction to Statistics
Year Total: 16 14
Junior YearCredits
FallSpring
NRSM 330 - Fire Ecology and Mgmt3  
WILD 355 - Wildlife and Livestock Habitat Restoration3  
GPHY 284 - Intro to GIS Science & Cartog
or GPHY 262 - Spatial Sci Tech & Application
3  
Choose one of the following:3  
AGSC 454 - Agrostology
BIOO 435 - Plant Systematics
University Core and Restricted Electives6  
WILD 325 - Wildlife-Livestock Nutrition  3
NRSM 455 - Riparian Ecology & Management  3
NRSM 350 - Veg of Western Wildlands  3
NRSM 351 - Biomes of Western Wildlands  2
NRSM 353 - Grazing Ecology and Management  3
WILD 301 - Princ of Fish & Wildlife Mgmt  3
Year Total: 18 17
Senior YearCredits
FallSpring
NRSM 453 - Habitat Inventory and Analysis3  
ENSC 454 - Landscape Pedology3  
University Core and Restricted Electives6  
WILD 420 - Range & Wildlife Policy and Planning  3
WILD 426 - Wildlife Habitat Management  3
WILD 438 - Wildlife Habitat Ecology  3
BIOE 370 - General Ecology (equiv to 270)  3
BIOO 433 - Plant Physiology  3
Year Total: 12 15
Total Program Credits: 120

Restricted Electives (Select 6 Credits)    

ANSC 265Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals - Lecture3
ANSC 266Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals - Lab1
BIOE 405Behavioral and Evolutionary Ecology3
BIOE 428Freshwater Ecology3
BIOO 310Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy4
BIOO 470Ornithology3
BIOO 475Mammalogy3
ENSC 444Watershed Hydrology3
GPHY 411Biogeography3
WILD 429Yellowstone Wildlife Habitat Ecology2

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above. University core requirements must be completed.