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FISH AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT

Diploma

Program Description: The Fish and Wildlife Management Diploma program prepares individuals to conserve and manage wilderness areas and the flora, marine and aquatic life therein, and manage wildlife reservations and zoological/aquarium facilities for recreational, commercial, and ecological purposes. Includes instruction in wildlife biology, marine/aquatic biology, environmental science, freshwater and saltwater ecosystems, natural resources management and policy, outdoor recreation and parks management, the design and operation of natural and artificial wildlife habitats, applicable law and regulations, and related administrative and communications skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:
•   Students will demonstrate equipment operation and safety protocol.
•   Students will demonstrate basic Wildlife Management Techniques.
•   Students will identify Tree Species found in southern U.S. forests.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Tifton

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Fish and Wildlife Management, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 43 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

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Curriculum

Credit Hours

1. Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hours)
  ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
  And one of the following (2-3 hours)
    EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
    PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology (3)
  And one of the following (3 hours)
    MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
    MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts (3)
    MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry (3)
2. Institutional Credit (3 hours)
    COLL 1500 Student Success  
3. Occupational Courses (53 hours)
  COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
  FORS 1030 Dendrology 3
  FWMT 1000 Introduction to Wildlife Management 3
  FWMT 1010 Equipment Use 3
  FWMT 1070 Mammalogy 3
  FWMT 2010 Wildlife Management Techniques 4
  FWMT 2020 Habitat Manipulation 4
  FWMT 2030 Fish Pond Management 3
  XXXX xxxx Guided Elective 3