Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences Minor

Undergraduate Program Fact Sheet
Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences Minor

Protect Wildlife & Lead Conservation Efforts

The Bachelor of Science degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences offers world-class training in processes and strategies for the management and conservation of fish, wildlife, and marine species and their habitats. Students in our degree program learn to think critically and evaluate problems concerning fundamental ecological principles using basic and applied science.
Alexandra Avila

Faces of AgSci

I want to help conserve fisheries for upcoming generations while maintaining our ocean’s ecosystems at healthy levels. Alexandra M. Avila, Nancy Foster Scholar (NOAA, ONMS)

Degrees that Pay. Careers that Matter.

Job opportunities are abundant for graduates with expertise in food, agriculture, renewable natural resources, or ecological sustainability. This expertise helps solve the world’s most pressing issues in the arenas of world hunger, human health, and environmental conservation. Discover how you can build a meaningful career that helps make tomorrow better.

Examples of career paths with a degree in Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences Minor include:

  • Wildlife or Fisheries Biologist
  • Hatchery Manager
  • Wildlife Rehabilitator
  • Animal Keeper or Trainer
  • Naturalist or Outdoor Educator
  • Research Biologist or Ecologist

Individualized Advising

Advisors help students develop their course of study. They are the students’ link to scholarships and campus resources, advise on matters of professional development, and point students toward experiential learning and leadership opportunities that will help them be successful in their agricultural or business careers after graduation. For advising, contact fw.advising@oregonstate.edu

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