Biological Sciences:  Wildlife Ecology & Management
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Degree:  Bachelor of Science
Major:  Biological Sciences    Emphasis:  Wildlife Ecology & Management
2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1 Year 1
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 x ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 x MATH 1054 Precalculus 4
PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 x ZOOL 1043 Biology of Animals  3
BIOL 1913 Making Connections in Biology 3 ZOOL 1041 Biology of Animals Lab 1
BOT 1103 Biology of Plants 3 CHEM 1013 Chemistry I 3 X
BOT 1101 Biology of Plants Lab 1 CHEM 1011 Chemistry I Lab 1 X
  Introduction to Chemistry (Chem 1003) may be required depending on student's preparation.       ART 2503 or MUS 2503 or THEA 2503 Fine Art Visual or Music or Theatre 3  
Total Hours 15 Total Hours 18
Year 2 Year 2
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
CHEM 1023 Chemistry II 3 x   HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 1003 or 2103 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2103 US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to Politics or Intro to US Government or  Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology (select course not previously taken) 3 X
CHEM 1021 Chemistry II Lab 1 x   ANTH 2233 or HIST 1013 or 1023 or GEOG 2613 Intro to Cultural Anthropology or World Civilization to 1660 or World Civilization since 1660 or Intro to Geography 3 x
Math 2054 Survey of Calculus 4 X   ENG 2003 or  ENG 2013 Intro to Literature I or Intro to Literature II 3 x
SCOM 1203 Oral Communications 3 x BIOL 3122 Principles of Ecology 2
BIOL 1013 Biology of Cell 3 BIOL 3121 Principles of Ecology Lab 1
BIOL 1021 Biology of Cell lab 1 BIOL 3313 Genetics 3
Language Foreign Language 3 BIOL 3311 Genetics Lab 1
Total Hours 18 Total Hours 16
Year 3 Year 3
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 1003 or 2103 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2103 US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to Politics or Intro to US Government or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology (select course not previously taken) 3 X   ZOOL 4261 & 4263 Ornithology & Lab 4  
ZOOL 4032  Mammalogy  2 STAT 3233 Applied Statistics 3
ZOOL 4031 Mammalogy Lab 1 ZOOL 3000/4000 Zoology elective  4
ELECTIVE Communication 3     ELECTIVE Public Admin Elective or Law Enforcement Elective 3  
ELECTIVE 2000 or above Computer application 3     BOT 3102 Plant Taxonomy  2  
GEOG 3000/4000 Geography Elective 3 BOT 3101 Plant Taxonomy Lab 1
Language Foreign Language 3
Total Hours 18 Total Hours 17
Year 4 Year 4
Fall Semester Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ZOOL 4001 & ZOOL 4002 or ZOOL 4241 & ZOOL 4242 or BIOL 4361 & 4363 Fishery Biology & Lab or Ichthyology & Lab or Limnology & Lab 3 or 4     Gen Ed Enhance-ment Any gen ed course not previously taken or course from approved enhancement list 3  
Elective 3000/4000 Environmental Biology Elective 3     ZOOL Elective 3000/4000 Student's Choice 3  
ZOOL 4153 Wildlife Management 3     Elective 3000/4000 Student's Choice 3  
ZOOL 4151 Wildlife Management Lab 1 BIOL 4371 Biological Seminar 1
HORT 3253 or BOT Elective Elements of Forestry or Botany Elective 3     ZOOL 4383 or 4393 Wildlife Internship or Biology Special Problems 3  
ELECTIVE Public Administration Elective or Law Enforcement Elective 3     ZOOL 4203 Animal Ecology 3  
  ZOOL 4201  Animal Ecology Lab 1
Total Hours 17 Total Hours 17
 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 46 Total Degree Hours 136
 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003  and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
136 Total Credit Hours 
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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