Wildlife Science

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Do you enjoy spending time outdoors, are you interested in conservation and preservation.  Do you enjoy sharing your love of nature with others? Wildlife science could be the career for you. Wildlife scientists research and implement strategies for the conservation, protection, and sustainable management of wild animals and their habitat.  Careers include game wardens, park rangers, zoologists, and veterinary medicine. 

Curriculum Guides

2018-2020 Curriculum Guides: Students who enrolled in their program prior to Summer 2020 should use the following Curriculum Guide. 

Associate in Science
2018-2020 Wildlife Science
2018-2020 Wildlife Science - Fort Hays State University

2020-2022 Curriculum Guides: Students who enrolled in their program Summer 2020 or after should use the following Curriculum Guide.

Associate in Science
2020-2022 Wildlife Science 

Check out the Bulletin of Classes for a full listing of courses available.

Students Preparing to Transfer

Barton Community College's Wildlife Science curriculum is designed to provide the general education requirement and core Wildlife Science courses for students who plan to transfer to a four year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in Wildlife Science. Electives must meet the requirements of the transfer institution. Students should coordinate with their advisor for transfer requirements.

Discover Career Paths

Visit the What Can I Do with My Major? webpage to find helpful resources on career paths, employers and more!