University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2017

Subject: Wildlife & Fisheries Biology

WFB 013 - Intro to Wildlife Tracking

This outdoor course is designed to introduce the student to wildlife track identification and analysis at the UVM Jericho Research Forest. Cross-listed with: FOR 013.

WFB 117 - Scientific Writing and Interpr

Focus on effective communication within the genre of scientific research by focusing on technical writing, revising and editing, interpreting data, creating figures and tables, critically reading and data mining the literature, and producing an original scientific research manuscript. Prerequisites: BIOL 001 or BCOR 011; Wildlife and Fisheries Biology majors; Minimum Sophomore standing.

WFB 161 - Fisheries Biology & Techniques

Introduction to freshwater fish, habitats, and life histories. Overview of fishery techniques, including sampling and assessment methods, stocking, harvest regulations, population and habitat evaluation. Prerequisites: BIOL 001 and BIOL 002, or BCOR 011 and BCOR 012.

WFB 174 - Prin of Wildlife Management

Application of ecology and sociology to the management of wildlife populations and habitat; integration of wildlife management with demands for other resources; consideration of game species, endangered species, and biological diversity. Prerequisite: NR 103 or BCOR 102.

WFB 187 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small research projects under the supervision of a faculty member for which credit is awarded. Formal report required. Offered at department discretion.

WFB 191 - Internship

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

WFB 192 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

WFB 195 - Intermediate Special Topics

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WFB 275 - Wildlife Behavior

Behavior and social organization of game and nongame species as they pertain to population management. Prerequisites: BIOL 001 and BIOL 002, or BCOR 011 and BCOR 012, and NR 103 or BCOR 102.

WFB 295 - Advanced Special Topics

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WFB 299 - Wildlife & Fisheries Honors

Honors project dealing with wildlife or fisheries biology.