University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

Subject: Wildlife & Fisheries Biology

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 or BCOR 011 and BIOL 002 or 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

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

WFB 275 - Wildlife Behavior

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

WFB 299 - Wildlife & Fisheries Honors

Honors project dealing with wildlife or fisheries biology.