Davis College of Agriculture Natural Resources & Design
1170 Agricultural Sciences Building PO Box 6108 Morgantown,
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV
Fisheries And Wildlife Science Program Info: The Wildlife and Fisheries Resources Program (WFR) prepares students for careers as wildlife and fisheries biologists, toxicologists, fish hatchery personnel, conservation officers and planners, animal damage control specialists, as well as a wide variety of natural resources communication specialists and managers. Courses in the major are lab-based with ample opportunity to gain valuable field experiences.
As a science-based program of study emphasizing the integration of ecology and societal values, the WFR curriculum prepares students for a wide array of opportunities in this field. Our faculty is dedicated to developing the next generation of young fisheries and wildlife professionals while recognizing the differing needs of our student body. Students gain the qualities, skills and experiences needed by and expected of professionals in this field in a hands-on environment that takes advantage of the abundant natural classrooms in the area.