Lake Superior State University

Fisheries and Wildlife Management: Bachelor of Science

Program Description


Fisheries and Wildlife Management programs place a strong emphasis on understanding the relationship between organisms and their habitats by blending a conceptual understanding of fish and wildlife ecology and population dynamics with practical skills obtained during laboratory and field exercises. Students graduating from this rigorous, applied curriculum can meet the qualifications of state and federal natural resource management agencies as technicians and biologists.

Available degrees (see specific degree requirements further down the page):



Degree Requirements


Bachelor of Science Fisheries and Wildlife Management

Fisheries & Wildlife Core Requirements

Free Electives - 10-11 credits

General Education:  All LSSU bachelor's degree candidates must complete the LSSU General Education Core Requirements, or have earned the MACRAO Stamp (Michigan Community College transfer students), or have completed the general education certification (Sault College transfer students), or have already earned a bachelor's degree (honors bachelor degree from a Canadian University).

A minimum of 125 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.  A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, as well as in your General Education Core Requirements.

 

 

Bachelor of Science Fisheries and Wildlife Management, Fisheries Management Concentration

Fisheries & Wildlife Core Requirements  

Human Dimensions - 3 credits from:

  • ECON307 Environmental Economics 3
  • EVRN311 Environmental Law 3
  • INTD300 The Human Environment 3
  • POLI342 International Environmental Policy 3

Free Electives - 12 credits

General Education:  All LSSU bachelor's degree candidates must complete the LSSU General Education Core Requirements, or have earned the MACRAO Stamp (Michigan Community College transfer students), or have completed the general education certification (Sault College transfer students), or have already earned a bachelor's degree (honors bachelor degree from a Canadian University). 

A minimum of 125 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.  A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, as well as in your General Education Core Requirements.

 

 

 

 

Bachelor of Science Fisheries and Wildlife Management, Wildlife Management Concentration

Fisheries & Wildlife Core Requirements

Physical Science* - 3-4 credits from:

  • BIOL230 Introduction to Soil Science 4
  • BIOL286 Principles of Watersheds 3
  • PHYS221 Principles of Physics I 4
  • 

Policy/Admin/Law - 9 credits from:

Free Electives - 10 credits

*
Students considering graduate school should select PHYS221

General Education:  All LSSU bachelor's degree candidates must complete the LSSU General Education Core Requirements, or have earned the MACRAO Stamp (Michigan Community College transfer students), or have completed the general education certification (Sault College transfer students), or have already earned a bachelor's degree (honors bachelor degree from a Canadian University).

A minimum of 125 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.  A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, as well as in your General Education Core Requirements.


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