Conservation Biology - Independent Study


Target Audience:

Individuals who have completed CSP2101 Applied Landscape-Scale Conservation Biology within the last five (5) years.

Summary and Objectives:

This course provides students with the opportunity to earn 1-credit in Conservation Biology through a self-paced independent study project under the direction of the instructor. The independent study project will involve research and completing an in-depth analysis of how the concepts and principles of Conservation Biology can be applied and incorporated into a conservation management program. Once students enroll an email will be sent confirming the conditions and expectations of the independent study project including timetable, structure structure
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of the final report, and criteria for evaluation.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply concepts of Conservation Biology to their own conservation management projects.
  • Conduct an in-depth analysis of an on-going conservation management program.
  • Develop objectives and strategies for modifying an on-going conservation management program


Individuals who have already completed CSP2101 Applied Landscape-Scale Conservation Biology (formally titled CSP2101 Introduction to Conservation Biology) within the last five years are eligible for this course.


15 hours over 8 weeks (estimated)

How to Register:

To register, contact Jim Siegel:; 304.876.7479.

Competencies Addressed: 

Conservation Biology - Intermediate, Landscape Ecology - Intermediate, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology Management - Intermediate, Wildlife Biology - Intermediate, Fishery Biology - Intermediate

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15 Hours
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