NTRES 4280

NTRES 4280

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Covers the theory and practice of solving wildlife-related, resource management issues. The integration of human dimensions inquiry and applied wildlife science are examined. Important aspects of contemporary wildlife management issues will be critically evaluated and discussed. Important policies, legislation, management actions, and case studies are highlighted. This course includes sessions with information and practices important for sustaining threatened or endangered wildlife populations, and also international aspects of wildlife management. The 1 credit lab option provides the opportunity for hands-on experiences and advanced networking opportunities. Students may opt to take only the course lecture. Through participation in lab modules and collaborative projects, students will develop skills for listening, communicating, and working through conflicts with stakeholders. The majority of labs will have field trips for on-site learning opportunities to merge ecological concepts with new technical skills.

When Offered Spring (not offered every year).

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: juniors and seniors who have taken an upper-level ecology or management course.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: NTRES 3100 or equivalent.

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

Comments The 1 credit lab option provides the opportunity for hands-on experiences and advanced networking opportunities. Through participation in lab modules and collaborative projects, students will develop skills for listening, communicating, and working through conflicts with stakeholders. The majority of labs will have field trips for on-site learning opportunities to merge ecological concepts with new technical skills.

Outcomes
  • Students will be able to read, synthesize, and critically review published literature in wildlife ecology, management, and human dimensions journals (lecture).
  • Students will write, discuss, and knowledgeably present the key wildlife management aspects of contemporary environmental and sustainability issues (lecture).
  • Students will be able to design experiments and field surveys based on scientific hypotheses (lecture).
  • Every student in the class will develop a lifelong interest in wildlife ecology, management, and sustainability issues (lecture).
  • Enhance communication skills and integrate ecological and social sciences (lab).
  • Develop skills to integrate habitat management with wildlife species requirements (lab).
  • Enhance understanding of policy guidelines and agency cultures (lab).
  • Helping students identify and prepare for wildlife career paths (lab).

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NTRES 4280NTRES 6280

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17730NTRES 4280  LEC 001

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: NTRES 4280NTRES 6280

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17731NTRES 4280  LEC 002

  • Students enrolled in the lab section will be auto-enrolled in the lec component of the course.

  • 17732NTRES 4280  LAB 401

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NTRES 4280NTRES 6280

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 19303NTRES 4280  LAB 403

  • This is the enrollment section for students wishing to only enroll in the lab for 1 credit.