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Wildlife Fisheries and Aquaculture

The Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture major at Mississippi State University consist of six concentrations: Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Conservation Law Enforcement, Wildlife Veterinary Medicine, Wildlife Pre-Veterinary Medicine, Wildlife Agriculture Conservation, and Human-Wildlife Conflicts.

Program Curriculum

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

FIRST YEAR:
First Semester
  • English Composition I ENG 1113
  • College Algebra MAT 1313
  • General Biology I BIO 1134
  • Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • *Humanities Elective (3)
Total 16 Hours
Second Semester
  • English Composition II ENG 1123
  • Trigonometry MAT 1323
  • General Biology II BIO 1144
  • Public Speaking I SPT/COM 1113
  • *Humanities Elective (3)
Total 16 Hours
SECOND YEAR:
First Semester
  • General Physics I PHY 2414
  • Business Calculus I MAT 1513
  • General Chemistry I CHE 1213
  • General Chemistry Lab I CHE 1211
  • Introduction to Ethics PHI 2143
  • Principles of Macroeconomics ECO 2113 OR Principles of Microeconomics ECO 2123
Total 17 Hours
Second Semester
  • Basic Soils AGR 2314
  • Statistics MAT 2323
  • General Chemistry II CHE 1223
  • General Chemistry Lab II CHE 1221
  • **Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
  • ***Elective (3)
Total 17 Hours
*Consult with your chosen transfer university/college to determine changes to this curriculum.

**PSY 1513 General Psychology or SOC 2113 Introduction to Sociology

***Choose Elective based on Concentration:
CRJ 1383 Criminology
PSY 1513 General Psychology
SOC 2113 Introduction to Sociology
Enrollment in a minimum of 15 hours each semester is recommended for eligibility for state aid, institutional scholarships, and the tuition break.