Course Code: EVSP330 Course ID: 2943 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course focuses on national fish and wildlife policy, programs, and contemporary issues. Topics addressed in the course include historical and contemporary fish and wildlife policy; major fish and wildlife federal, state, and local programs; economic incentives and disincentives associated with fish and wildlife; and non-U.S. approaches to fish and wildlife issues.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|10/26/20 - 04/02/21||04/05/21 - 05/30/21||Spring 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to
- LO-1 Describe the history and philosophy of fisheries and wildlife use in the United States prior to the early 20th century.
- LO-2 Demonstrate knowledge of the legal authorities of Federal fisheries and wildlife management in the United States.
- LO-3 Compare public and private interests in fisheries and wildlife management.
- LO-4 Analyze the key components of various management approaches for fisheries and wildlife conservation.
- LO-5 Discuss incentives used for wildlife and fisheries conservation and habitat management.
- LO-6 Summarize the protection of species and wildlife habitat via Environmental Impact Assessments and the Endangered Species Act.
|Forum 1||3.00 %|
|Forum 2||3.00 %|
|Forum 3||3.00 %|
|Forum 4||3.00 %|
|Forum 5||3.00 %|
|Forum 6||3.00 %|
|Forum 7||3.00 %|
|Forum 8||3.00 %|
|Homework 1 (Wk 2)||10.00 %|
|Homework 2 (Wk 3)||10.00 %|
|Homework 3 (Wk 4)||10.00 %|
|Homework 4 (Wk 5)||10.00 %|
|Homework 5 (Wk 6)||10.00 %|
|Homework 6 (Wk 8)||10.00 %|
|Final Project||16.00 %|
|PowerPoint Project - Due Week 7||16.00 %|
See the Lessons section of the classroom for additional readings and weekly lecture notes
Additional Resources: Please go to the program guides in the APUS Library for additional resources:
Environmental Science: http://apus.libguides.com/environmental_science
- Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) - American Public University System provides Microsoft Office 365 to AMU/APU students and faculty at no cost
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
|Book Title:||Fishing Grounds: Defining a New Era for American Fisheries Management - eBook available via the APUS Online Library|
|Author:||John Heinz Ctr|
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.