Undergrads consider this your “go-to” guide. You should refer to this document on a regular basis to help you navigate the Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences degree program. The FW Sciences Advising Guide is your primary resource for understanding department processes and procedures, selecting courses, planning for graduation, and more!
FW Sciences Undergrad Advising Guide
Current MS/PhD students should visit the Grad Guide for registration and course information.
FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE COURSE LIST
The FW Course List shows all Fisheries and Wildlife courses and the terms they are offered. Current term and course information are available in the OSU Online Catalog.
HATFIELD MARINE SCIENCE CENTER
Current courses offered through Hatfield Marine Science Center.
ADDITIONAL UNDERGRADUATE RESOURCES
Current students should use the academic year shown in the major block of MyDegrees to determine the appropriate curriculum to reference.
- MyDegrees Checklist and Planner Basics
- 2022-2023 Curriculum Checklist
- Specialization FAQS - Our program is unique in that all undergraduate students develop their own specialization. In FW 307 Specialization Development, you will refine your career goals and develop a 24-credit course of study called Specialization, to help you achieve them.
- Minor - Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences
- Minor - Marine Conservation and Management
2020-21 BS Curriculum
2013-14 Curriculum for Post Bacc/Double Degree - The Post-Baccalaureate curriculum was terminated as of Summer 2014.
MS in Fisheries or Wildlife Science
MS degrees in Fisheries Science or Wildlife Science require a minimum of 45 credits. A maximum of 12 thesis credits can be applied to this minimum in a program of study. The Fisheries and Wildlife Department does not require specific courses for a graduate program. Coursework should be planned in consultation with your faculty advisor and graduate committee. A program of study should be filed by the time you have completed 18 credits in your degree program.
PhD in Fisheries or Wildlife Science
Doctoral degrees in Fisheries Science or Wildlife Science require a minimum of 108 credits. A minimum of 36 thesis credits must be completed after admission to your PhD program. The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife does not require specific courses for a graduate program. Coursework should be planned in consultation with your faculty advisor and graduate committee. A program of study should be filed by the end of your first year of enrollment in your degree program.