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Conservation Law Enforcement

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Program Requirements

Disclaimer: The list below provides an example of requirements & suggested course sequencing for new students. Actual program requirements will vary depending on the date of enrollment in the program. Please consult the appropriate catalog for official degree/program requirements.

CRN Course Name Credits
CLE 100 Introduction to Conservation Law Enforcement OR  
    PSA 100     Introduction to Public Safety 3 credits
BIO 204 Zoology 4 credits
BIO 352 Ecology 3 credits
BUS 260 Business Ethics OR  
    PSA 221     Ethics and Community 3 credits
ENV 130 Natural Resource Conservation 3 credits
ENV 230 Fish and Wildlife Techniques 3 credits
ENV 302 Wildlife Conservation and Management 4 credits
GOV 201 State and Local Government 3 credits
HTY 382 Conservation and Environmental History 3 credits
POS 320 Environmental Policy OR  
   PSA 315    Public Policy 3 credits
CRJ 346 Conservation Law 3 credits
PSA 300 Public Finance 3 credits
PSA 312 Grant Writing 3 credits
PSA 398 Internship/Capstone Course 3 credits
Total 44 credits

Required Support Courses

Please note some support courses may also satisfy general education requirements.

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 100 Introduction to Biology OR  
    BIO 130     Introduction to Biotechnology 4 credits
GEO 280 GIS Applications I 4 credits
MAT 351 Statistics 3 credits
Total 11 credits

*Select one of the available specializations.

Conservation Law Enforcement Concentration Requirements

CRN Course Name Credits
CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Law 3 credits
CRJ 108 Constitutional Law 3 credits
CRJ 215 Principles of Investigation 3 credits
CRJ 222 Criminalistics OR  
    CRJ/PSA 326     Introduction to Forensic Science 3 credits
CRJ 242 Wildlife Forensics 3 credits
PSA 231 Search & Rescue Fundamentals 2 credits
ENV 334 Wildlife Science 4 credits
Choose 1 credit from the following courses:
ENV 103 Fundamentals of Hunting 1 credit
ENV 104 Fundamentals of Fishing 1 credit
ENV 125 Nature Photography 1 credit
PSA 230 Wilderness First Aid 1 credit
Choose 13 credits from the following areas:
Biology, Environmental Science, Forestry, Public Safety, Criminal Justice