WIS 2040 – Wildlife Issues

General Education Credit: Biological Sciences
College Credit: 3

About The Course

**NOTICE** Course Software may be blocked by district permissions on school-issued laptops. This course is not recommended if you are primarily using a school laptop. Use of personal computer is recommended for this course. 

This course is designed specifically for students who wish to gain knowledge of selected issues affecting the future of biological diversity at the state, national, and international levels.

Course Goals

The specific goals of the course are:

  • familiarize students with the scientific method and its role in resolving wildlife issues
  • understand the basic concepts, theories, and terminology of natural science, including the evolutionary basis for the five kingdom system of phylogeny and the scientific method;
  • appreciate major scientific developments in wildlife ecology and conservation, as well as basic concepts and scientific principles of wildlife ecology and management and their individual impacts.

Satisfied High School Graduation Requirement Subject: Elective
High School Credit: 0.5