Approved Program Electives

BSc Environmental and Conservation Sciences - Wildlife and Rangeland Resources Management

Guidelines

Approved Program Electives (APE) must be selected according to the following directions:

  • The total 100 and 200 level APEs cannot be greater than 2 courses(*6).
  • Any courses on this list that have already been taken/granted credit for as required program courses cannot be used as an APE.
  • Students must have any prerequisites listed in the calendar before taking a course; credit may be denied for courses without the appropriate prerequisites.
  • After minimum requirements are met in each category, remaining APE courses can be taken from any category listed below.
  • Students may take REN R 465 only once.
  • Always refer to Bear Tracks for the most up to date course information.

Advanced Ecology

(Minimum 1 Course)
  • BIOL 331 - Population Ecology
  • BIOL 332 - Community Ecology
  • BIOL 333 - Wetland Ecology and Management
  • BIOL 366 - Northern Ecology
  • BIOL 471 - Landscape Ecology
  • BOT 332 - Plant Ecology
  • REN R 322 - Forest Ecosystems
  • REN R 366 - Restoration Ecology
  • Range, Pasture and Wildland Management

    (Minimum 2 Courses)
  • BIOL 367 - Conservation Biology
  • BIOL 384 - Global Change and Ecosystems
  • ENCS 407 - Rangeland Plant Communities of North America
  • PL SC 324 - Crop Ecophysiology
  • PL SC 495 - Integrated Crop Protection
  • PL SC 499 - Cropping Systems
  • REN R 340 - Introduction to Fire Science and Management
  • REN R 364 - Principles of Managing Natural Diversity
  • REN R 414 - Agroforestry Systems
  • REN R 462 - Protected Areas Planning and Management
  • REN R 476 - Advanced Fisheries and Wildlife Management
  • Soils, Remote Sensing and GIS

    (Minimum 1 Course)
  • EAS 221 - Introduction to Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing
  • REN R 314 - Forest Soils
  • REN R 360 - Soil and Water Conservation
  • REN R 426 - Geographical Information Systems Applications in Renewable Resources
  • REN R 441 - Soil Formation and Landscape Processes
  • REN R 442 - Soil Biogeochemistry
  • REN R 445 - Soil Fertility
  • REN R 483 - Waste Management and Utilization
  • REN R 495 - Land Reclamation
  • Remaining APE courses may be taken from any of the above categories, or from the following:

    Economics and Policy

  • AREC 323 - Introduction to Management for Agri-Food, Environmental, and Forestry Businesses
  • AREC 333 - Economics of Production and Resource Management
  • AREC 375 - World Food and Agriculture
  • AREC 384 - Food Market Analysis
  • AREC 423 - Advanced Management Methods and Applications for Agri-Food, Environmental and Forestry Businesses
  • AREC 433 - Financial Management in Resource Industries
  • AREC 473 - Food and Agricultural Policies
  • AREC 482 - Cooperatives and Alternative Business Institutions
  • AREC 484 - Strategic Management in Food and Resource Businesses
  • AREC 485 - Trade and Globalization in Food and Resources
  • AREC 487 - Managing Market Risk in Resource Industries
  • ENCS 352 - Natural Resource and Environmental Law
  • FOREC 473 - Forest Policy
  • NS 200 - Aboriginal Canada: Looking Forward/Looking Back
  • NS 201 - Aboriginal Canada: Looking Forward/Looking Back
  • PHIL 355 - Environmental Ethics
  • R SOC 355 - Rural Communities and Global Economies
  • R SOC 450 - Environmental Sociology
  • Wildlife

  • BIOL 468 - Problems in Conservation Biology
  • REN R 464 - Conservation and Management of Endangered Species
  • ZOOL 354 - Wildlife Disease
  • ZOOL 371 - Behavioral Ecology
  • Animal Science

  • AN SC 260 - Fundamentals of Animal Nutrition
  • AN SC 310 - Physiology of Domestic Animals
  • AN SC 311 - Metabolic Physiology of Domestic Animals
  • AN SC 312 - Reproductive Physiology of Domestic Animals
  • AN SC 320 - Livestock Growth and Meat Production
  • AN SC 461 - Ruminant Digestion, Metabolism, and Nutrition
  • AN SC 472 - Applied Dairy Production Science
  • AN SC 474 - Applied Beef Cattle Science
  • ENT 392 - Medical and Veterinary Entomology
  • Plant, Biology, Physiology and Management

  • BIOL 381 - A Planet in Crisis
  • BIOL 433 - Plant-Animal Interactions
  • BOT 340 - Plant Physiology
  • PL SC 355 - Cereal, Oilseed, and Pulse Crops
  • PL SC 380 - Principles of Plant Pathology
  • REN R 321 - Tree Physiology
  • REN R 421 - Advanced Tree Physiology
  • REN R 468 - Conservation of Genetic Resources
  • Earth Resources

  • BIOL 340 - Global Biogeochemistry
  • EAS 205 - Environment Earth
  • EAS 209 - Geology of Western Canada and the National and Provincial Parks
  • EAS 225 - Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
  • EAS 250 - Biogeography
  • EAS 351 - Environmental Applications of Geographical Information Systems
  • EAS 373 - The Climate System
  • EAS 457 - Global Change
  • REN R 446 - Climates and Ecosystems
  • Resource Measurements

  • AREC 313 - Statistical Analysis
  • REN R 215 - Forest Measurements
  • STAT 337 - Biostatistics
  • Other

  • REN R 465 - Environmental and Conservation Field Studies
  • STS 210 - Environment, Science, Culture, and Values