About Fisheries and Wildlife Biology
Be ready to meet the growing need for fisheries and wildlife management professionals.
You have always been passionate about the outdoors and the work to serve and preserve the natural world. You can fulfill your dream of a meaningful career with the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies at California University of Pennsylvania. This bachelor's degree program offers a broad core of courses in biology and ecology, supplemented with courses in chemistry, physics and mathematics. And you can specialize in fisheries and wildlife biology as your concentration.
The environmental studies curriculum provides essential field opportunities through internships and undergraduate research projects in the environmental and conservation sciences. This core content is enhanced by the breadth of the University's general education requirements.
Learn, specialize and prepare for professional certification.
The fisheries and wildlife biology concentration in the environmental studies program at Cal U provides a broad-based curriculum that introduces you to the various techniques and philosophies of fisheries and wildlife management. Almost all courses include a laboratory portion where you'll study the practical application of scientific theories and learn about scientific instruments and various organisms.
Our undergraduate curriculum includes those courses identified by the Wildlife Society and the American Fisheries Society as critical for a premier education and for preparation to become certified by either society upon graduation. This undergraduate program also incorporates many applied education experiences so students can network with future employers and develop professional contacts. Many of our graduates continue their studies in graduate school, while others enter the workforce.