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California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Biological Sciences B.S. Concentration in Wildlife & BioDiversity Conservation

This degree program offers students a broad education in biology -- from molecules to ecosystems. It prepares students for the biomedical fields, for teaching, for certification as an Associate Ecologist, Fisheries Biologist, or Associate Wildlife Biologist. The B.S. in Biological Science degree gives students technical competency in a number of concentrations and is an excellent base for graduate school studies Field and Wildlife biologists understand and study the factors that affect the distribution and abundance of terrestrial plants and animals. This concentration emphasizes identification of organisms in the field and conceptually understanding their community structure. It also prepares students for graduate school, or for professional employment in public or private agencies dealing with field inventories of biological diversity, abundance and distribution. Students in this concentration have access to a wealth of incredibly diverse Central Coast habitats, and opportunities to participate in faculty-led research projects in spots around the nation and abroad. Graduates may pursue careers as field biologists, outdoor educators, park naturalists, biological resource scientists, biology teachers, environmental consultants, or wildlife conservation biologists.

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  CSU GE-Breadth/IGETC recommended for this major? Yes
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