Graduate catalog, 1996-1997
Degrees Offered: M.S., Master of Wildlife Biology
Professor R. L. Noble, Coordinator
Professor D. L. Holley Jr., Director of Graduate Programs, Foresrry
Box 8002, (919) 515-2592
Professor J. F. Gdliam, Dfrereor of Graduate Programs, Zoology
Box 7617,(919) 515-2587
Professors: G. T. Bartbalmus, P. T. Bromley, B. J. Copeland, P. D. Doerr, J. E. Easley Jr., E. C. Frankhn, R. A.Lancia, J. M. Mdler, K. H. Pollock; Professors Emerfsi: D. A. Adams, D. W. Hayne; Assoc/ate Professors: J. M. Hinsbaw, R. G. Hodsou, E. J. Jooes, T. M. Losordo, S. C. Mozley, R. A. Powell, J. A. Rice, C. V. Sullivan; Assis/an/ Professors: H. V. Daiuels, M. J. Groom; Ass/s/anr Professors (USDI): J. A. Collazo, J. E. Hightower
The wildlife biology degrees are offered through the fisheries snd wildhfe science
program, an inter-college pmgram administered by the Departments of Forestry and
Zoology. Tbe degrees emphasize assessment, biology, ecology aud management of fish
and wddlife species and their habitats.
AdmIssfons Requfrements: Application for admission is made through the Departments af Foresuy or Zoology. Miminum requirements include a gnuluate record examioation score of 1000 on the verbal and quantitative sections. Admission is contingent upon acceptance by an advisor. Exceptions to minimum requirements may be made for students with special backgrounds.
gfasser 's Degree ReqnVemea/s: The Master of Wildlife Biology degree consists of a minimum of 36 credits, which may include up to eight hours of special problems and seminars. A professiooal paper is requued. Further requirements may be imposed by the advisory committee and/or department. The M.S. degree program may include up to eight hours of re-search and semioars. A research-based thesis is required.
S/adens Financial Support: Graduate research and teaclung assistantsbips are offered for qualifiixl students through participating departments. Commitments tor sssistantships are normally made at the time of admission to graduate study,
Other Relevant Information: Research facilities near campus mclude the Aquatic Rmmtch Laboratory, Wikfiife Research laboratory, Biology Field Laboratory, Schenck Forest, Hams Lands natural area and several university farm mute. Off-campus re-