The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Wildlife, Ecology, Conservation and Management

Description: 

WFSC 444 is a senior level course that introduces students to the ways in which society influences the distribution and abundance of animals and communities viewed as ecologically, economically or intrinsically valuable and presents the mathematical and analytical tools available to wildlife professionals whose purpose is to understand population dynamics and manipulate the human-wildlife interface towards specific goals.  WFSC 444 is centered primarily on vertebrate (fish, birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians) populations but also considers community and ecosystem perspectives.  WFSC 444 explores socio-political perspectives, biological and ecological concepts, and mathematical underpinnings to population regulation and human-wildlife interactions.

Course Prefix: 
WFSC
Course Number: 
444
Course Level: 
Undergraduate
Semesters Offered: 
Fall
Units: 
4
Instructor(s): 
Mannan, Robert W; Christianson, David