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This program is for the 2011-2012 academic year and may not accurately reflect HCC's current offerings.
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The Fish and Wildlife Management Technology curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry into the field of developing, conserving, and managing fish and wildlife resources.

Students will gain an understanding of the principles and develop competence in the production, utilization, and conservation of fish and wildlife resources. Students will also learn to communicate and deal effectively with the public.

Graduates should qualify as fish and wildlife management technicians with state and federal agencies and private enterprises involved in natural resource management.

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Degrees

Suggested Schedule for 2011-2012 (Updated Aug 21, 2013)

Associate In Applied Science Degree (AAS) A15160

Fall Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ACA-111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
BIO-111 General Biology I 3 3 0 4
ENG-111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
FOR-121 Dendrology 2 6 0 4
FWL-142 Wildlife Management 2 3 0 3
Total: 15
Spring Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
ENG-113 Literature-Based Research 3 0 0 3
or ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
FOR-131 Forest Measurements 2 3 0 3
FWL-126 Wildlife Ornithology 2 3 0 3
FWL-222 Wildlife Mammalogy 2 3 0 3
MAT-140 Survey of Mathematics 3 0 0 3
Social & Behavioral Science 3 0 0 3
Total: 18
Summer Semester 1
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
FOR-215 Introduction to GIS/GPS 1 4 0 3
FWL-232 Terrestrial Ecology 2 3 0 3
FWL-234 Aquatic Ecology 2 3 0 3
Total: 9
Fall Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
FOR-173 Soils & Hydrology 2 3 0 3
FOR-223 Silviculture 2 3 0 3
FOR-241 Forest Fire Management 2 3 0 3
FWL-124 Wildlife Botany 2 3 0 3
FWL-224 Ichthyology 1 2 0 2
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 0 3
Total: 17
Spring Semester 2
Course Number Course Title Lecture Lab Clinic Credits
FOR-212 Forest Surveying & Aerial Interpretation 2 3 0 3
FWL-212 Wildlife Policy & Law 2 0 0 2
FWL-242 Fishery Management 2 3 0 3
FWL-252 Wildlife Management Techniques 2 3 0 3
FWL-254 Habitat Manipulation 2 3 0 3
Total: 14

Total Credit Hours: 73