Arizona State University
Senate Motion #2016-53
Motion Introduced by: Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee, Steven Semken, Chair
Date of First Reading: March 28, 2016
Date of Second Reading: April 25, 2016
Title of Motion: Request from the College of Letters and Sciences – for the establishment of an undergraduate certificate – Wildlife Management
Action Requested: This curricular proposal has received all college, school, unit and university administrative approvals, and is being presented to the Senate for review and voting decision.
Rationale: The undergraduate Wildlife Management certificate program is open to students of all majors at ASU and is built on biology course work currently being taught at the university. This certificate provides students with professional credentials to qualify for positions offered by state and federal agencies and provides students with application-based and hands-on experience in the field. This certificate will give a hiring edge to those in the growing field of environmental careers.