Gain a full understanding of the role that wildlife plays in a stable environment and ecosystem, as well as the important role that humans play in conservation.
A Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with a concentration in Wildlife and Conservation Biology will provide students with a specific, specialized understanding of the many ways that animals influence the world around them, while underlining the importance of conservation. Students will graduate with a firm grasp on the biological sciences.
In addition, students are able to tailor the concentration to align with their specific interests. With courses in ornithology, zoology, botany, animal behavior, and conservation biology, students will have the opportunity to gain a well-rounded understanding of the field or focus on the aspects of the concentration that interest them.
Through coursework, research, independent study and working closely with your professors, you'll gain the communication, interpersonal and technical skills needed to make a difference in the world. Whether you choose to work for a private company, nonprofit or governmental agency, or continue your studies at the graduate level, you'll leave prepared to meet the growing environmental challenges around the world. Highlights specific to this BS program include:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in environmental science at SNHU include:
Graduates who have chosen a Wildlife and Conservation Biology concentration will find a rich and varied job market available to them. Employers in many different fields have need of environmental science (and specifically conservation) experts. Among these industries include:
Students will receive a broad education in biology while having the opportunity to select specific courses in areas that are of interest to them.
SNHU's bachelor's in wildlife and conservation biology program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Total Credits: 120
Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies.