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Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology

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Concentrations - Conservation Biology

The Conservation Biology concentration is designed to allow students to explore conservation as it applies to a diversity of species and ecosystems, as well as the social sciences that are critical to managing biodiversity and other natural resources.  In addition to the core curriculum, students must take the following courses:

Required course — 3 credits

Organismal biology course — 3-4 credits

Ecology & management of ecosystems course — 3-4 credits

Social science aspects of conservation (two courses) — 6 credits

Effective May 21, 2012

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Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
5755 Nutting Hall, Room 210
Orono, Maine 04469-5755
Phone: (207) 581-2862 | Fax: (207) 581-2858 E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System