B.S. Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management
The Bachelor of Science in Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management degree equips students with the vital skills, knowledge and ethical standards needed to establish a successful career in the diverse field of natural resource management. Our curriculum was deliberately designed to exceed federal qualification standards as well as the professional certifications administered by professional organizations such as The Wildlife Society, Society for Range Management and American Fisheries Society. Our program also provides a solid foundation for students who plan to pursue a graduate education or other professional programs. Graduates of RWFM are qualified for careers with leading state and federal conservation and science-based agencies, as well as private land enterprises and non-governmental organizations. Because of the complex and diverse nature of the field, the B.S. in Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management program offers four unique, specialized tracks to further tailor a student’s degree to best suit their interests and post-graduation goals. Students in this major can choose an area of focus in either:
- Rangeland Management
- Wildlife Management
- Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
- Natural Resources Management and Policy
To view individual degree plans, students are encouraged to view the undergraduate handbook and the degree plans on the pages for each option.
- Degree: B.S. Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management
- Credit Hours: 120 total credit hours
Choose a Track Option
We’re committed to providing students opportunities to get a well-rounded education that prepares them to become leaders in their professions and in a variety of job sectors. That means a focus on leadership training, promotion of critical thinking skills and experiential learning opportunities rooted in evidence-based science and practical application.
On the hunt for sustainability
A unique course opportunity for students within the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences explores wildlife conservation through the lens of a multifaceted practice that has sustained humans for millennia and is foundational to the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation—hunting.