Bs in biodiversity and conservation in Brigham young university provo
The Conservation Biology major is designed to provide students with a broad scientific background in preparation for a career or graduate study in conservation fields, but with a specific focus on biodiversity science. Graduates will acquire a knowledge of the issues and problems of sustainable resource usage, conservation of endangered biota, longterm preservation of biodiversity, ecosystem services and ecological economics, and management and conservation of ecosystems.
Prerequisite courses, Focused letter of Intent, 500word essay, A review of the overall academic record, Resume, 3 letters of recommendation
Students can work with NonGovernment Organizations (NGOs) focusing on conservation biology and for positions in government agencies the oversee the management of natural resources (e.g. US Fish Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and state fish and game agencies).