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Department of Agriculture
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Range and Wildlife Management (RWM) Course Descriptions

2321 Forage Crop Production and Utilization. A study of the classification, distribution, production, and utilization of forage crops as related to wildlife and livestock production systems.

2322 Rangeland Soil Science. An introduction to the nature and properties of soils.  Application of science and technology to the use of this natural resource and the roles in the environment. 

3331 Principles of Range Management. Application of ecological principles in the management of rangelands for sustained production.

3332 Range Improvement. Principles and practices of range improvements including weed and brush control, revegetation, fertilization, and grazing systems.
Prerequisite: Range and Wildlife Management 3331.

3335 Range Plants. A study of the important range plants and range ecosystems of Texas and other western states. The identification, distribution, ecological and economic value of introduced and native species will be emphasized.

4333 Range Wildlife Management. Introduction to the ecology and management of wildlife populations, integration of other resource demands with that of wildlife.

4391 Range Research. Individual research problems. (May be repeated to a total of six semester hours credit.) Prerequisite: Junior standing.

4435 Plant Taxonomy. Laboratory and field studies emphasize the use of a dichotomous key using flowering plants of the Concho Valley as topics of study and recognition of the major families of flowering plants. Lecture emphasis is on current problems in plant taxonomy and systematics. (Credit for both RWM 4435 and Biology 4435 cannot be awarded.)