Minor in Captive Wild Animal Management

Students majoring in Animal Sciences can obtain a minor in captive wild animal management by taking courses in Animal Sciences, Natural Resources, and Fisheries and Wildlife that focus on captive wild animals.

Students interested in this minor should complete the online form located on the CAFNR website.


Core Courses
AN_SCI 1012Introduction to Captive Wild Animal Management3
or F_W 1012 Introduction to Captive Wild Animal Management
F_W 3600Introduction to Conservation Biology3
AN_SCI 3242Principles and Applications of Animal Nutrition4
AN_SCI 3254Physiology of Domestic Animals5
AN_SCI 4940Internship in Animal Science & Technology3
or F_W 4940 Fisheries and Wildlife Internship
AN_SCI 4910Senior Seminar in Captive Wild Animal Management1
or F_W 4910 Senior Seminar in Captive Wild Animal Management
Ecology Courses (choose one)
Evolution and Ecology
General Ecology
Genetics Course (choose one)
Genetics of Agricultural Plants and Animals
Introduction to Genetics and Evolution for Conservation
Wild Animal Ecology & Natural History Courses (select two)
Invertebrate Zoology
Introductory Entomology
Animal Behavior
Behavioral Biology
Animal Behavior and Cognition
Advanced Physiology, Nutrition & Disease Courses (Choose two)
Monogastric Nutrition
Physiology of Reproduction
Ruminant Nutrition
Reproductive Management
Equine Reproduction
Equine Breeding Management
Stress Physiology
Wildlife Disease Ecology
AN 323 Zoo Nutrition (Must be taken through Colorado State University)