Fisheries and Wildlife Course List

The FW Course List shows all Fisheries and Wildlife courses and the terms they are offered. Current term and course information are available in the OSU Online Catalog.

Undergraduate Curriculum 

Current students should use the academic year shown in the major block of MyDegrees to determine the appropriate curriculum to reference.

Hatfield Marine Science Center

Current courses offerred through Hatfield Marine Science Center.

 

The current FW Sciences Advising Guide is your primary resource for planning your academic program. Includes curriculm with term offerings. 

  FW Sciences Advising Guide

             2019-20 Curriculum:

              2019-20 Curriculum

              Minor - Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences

              Minor - Marine Conservation and Management

Specializations

Our program is unique in that all undergraduate students develop their own specialization. You, in consultation with the department faculty, will refine your career and life goals and develop a course of study to help you achieve those goals. Some sample specializations include Large Mammal Ecology, Conservation Biology, and Ecosystem Management. 

 

Graduate Curricula

Wildlife Management Graduate Certificate

Fisheries Management Graduate Certificate

Professional Science Masters in Fisheries and Wildlife Administration

MS in Fisheries or Wildlife Science 
MS degrees in Fisheries Science or Wildlife Science require a minimum of 45 credits. A maximum of 12 thesis credits can be applied to this minimum in a program of study. The Fisheries and Wildlife Department does not require specific courses for a graduate program. Coursework should be planned in consultation with your faculty advisor and graduate committee. A program of study should be filed by the time you have completed 18 credits in your degree program.

PhD in Fisheries or Wildlife Science
Doctoral degrees in Fisheries Science or Wildlife Science require a minimum of 108 credits. A minimum of 36 thesis credits must be completed after admission to your PhD program. The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife does not require specific courses for a graduate program. Coursework should be planned in consultation with your faculty advisor and graduate committee. A program of study should be filed by the end of your first year of enrollment in your degree program.