SRJC Course Outlines

6/13/2024 12:11:21 AMNRM 280.20 Course Outline as of Fall 2012

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  NRM 280.20Title:  PROJECT WILD  
Full Title:  Project Wild
Last Reviewed:3/30/1995

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled16.002 max.Lecture Scheduled32.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled01 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total16.00 Contact Total32.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  64.00Total Student Learning Hours: 96.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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A course designed to assist individuals in the fields of environmental education and resource interpretation to promote the study of wildlife management so that elementary and high school students will develop awareness, knowledge and skills of their natural environment.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A course designed to assist individuals in the fields of environmental education & resource interpretation to promote the study of wildlife management at the elementary & high school level.
(Grade or P/NP)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Develop an understanding of the components of wildlife habitats, and
  effects of loss of habitation wildlife and human populations.
2. Effectively communicate social and ecological considerations where
  human uses of land conflict with wildlife habitat needs; and describe
  the importance of land-use planning.
3. Demonstrate and explain fish migratory patterns in the context of the
  entire life cycle; describe the limiting factors effecting the Pacific
4. Describe habitat characteristics of riparian areas; identify animals
  that inhabit them; state the importance of riparian areas to wildlife
  and humans.

Topics and Scope
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1. Wildlife - Inherent Value and Human Use
  a. The place of wildlife within functioning ecosystems.
  b. Economic, aesthetic and religious value of wildlife to human
  c. Distribution and extent of some wildlife populations.
2. Wildlife - Fisheries Ecology
  a. Components of habitat - food, cover, water, space.
  b. Wildlife migratory patterns.
  c. Population dynamics of fish and wildlife.
3. Wildlife Management
 a. Uses of wildlife - consumptive and non-consumptive.
 b. Wildlife management problems - overhunting, habitat destruction,
 c. Conservation techniques and principles of maintaining populations.

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1. Readings totaling 200 pages.
2. Classroom projects developing two interpretative and educational
  activities associated with wildlife management techniques.
3. Two written lesson plans involved in communicating knowledge of
  wildlife habitat needs and fish migratory patterns.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 40%
Written homework, Reading reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 40%
Homework problems, Activity project reports
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Class performances, Written lesson plans
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Publisher: California Department of Fish and Game

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