Wildlife Resources

Forestry Degree/A.A.

Career Opportunities: Upon completion of the four-year program, the student is prepared for professional positions such as wildlife and fish biologists, wildlife managers, planners of wildlife conservation programs, and wildlife communication specialists. Students obtain a diverse background in biology, ecology, and natural resource management.

Requirements for Graduation

In order to earn an Associate of Arts Degree in Forestry with a major in Wildlife Resources, a student must complete a minimum of 66 credit-hours of required and elective course work

Students wishing to enter the science option in the Wildlife and Fisheries program at West Virginia University should complete MATH 150. Students not entering the science option may substitute CHEM 111-112 for CHEM 115 and 116 and BIOL 101-104 for BIOL 115 and 117.

Note: FOR 101 replaces WVUe 191 as a first-semester requirement.

Click here to view the recommended Two-Year Sequence Advisement Sheet  pdf