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Course Details

Course Code: EVSP505 Course ID: 4134 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines the principles of managing wildlife resources with emphasis on the history of wildlife resources in the United States, population ecology, wildlife values, and the administration of wildlife resources and resources agencies.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • LO-1 Apply ecological concepts and principles to problems in wildlife management and conservation.
  • LO-2 Discriminate between the various methods of estimating population abundance, growth, and survivorship.
  • LO-3 Assess the habitat requirements of both common and threatened and endangered species.
  • LO-4 Assess the role of collaborative efforts in the management of wildlife populations.
  • LO-5 Apply the concept of ecosystem management to wildlife conservation and management activities.
  • LO-6 Analyze regulations and issues (social, economic, ethical, and ecological) in the management and conservation of wildlife populations.
NameGrade %
Discussions 24.00 %
Week 1: The Land Ethic 3.00 %
Week 2: Populations and Behavior 3.00 %
Week 3: Wildlife Disease 3.00 %
Week 4: Wildlife Population Modeling 3.00 %
Week 5: Wildlife and Wind Energy 3.00 %
Week 6: Preserving Land for Wildlife 3.00 %
Week 7: Urban Wildlife Management 3.00 %
Week 8: Wildlife Management and Animal Rights 3.00 %
Assignments 52.00 %
Assignment 1 - Video Presentation 13.00 %
Assignment 2 - Life History 13.00 %
Assignment 3 - Wildlife Disease (Or Optional Climate Change) 13.00 %
Assignment 5 - Management 13.00 %
Assignment 4 9.00 %
Assignment 4 - Population Modeling Exercise 9.00 %
Final Project 15.00 %
Final Project - Species Management Plan Review 15.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • LO-1 Apply ecological concepts and principles to problems in wildlife management and conservation.
  • LO-2 Discriminate between the various methods of estimating population abundance, growth, and survivorship.
  • LO-3 Assess the habitat requirements of both common and threatened and endangered species.
  • LO-4 Assess the role of collaborative efforts in the management of wildlife populations.
  • LO-5 Apply the concept of ecosystem management to wildlife conservation and management activities.
  • LO-6 Analyze regulations and issues (social, economic, ethical, and ecological) in the management and conservation of wildlife populations.
Book Title:Conservation of Wildlife Populations: Demography, Genetics, and Management, 2nd ed.- ebook available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780470671498
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:L. Scott Mills
Unit Cost:$70.16
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.