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Brigham Young University. Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 2007-

Administrative History

The Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences (est. 2007) is a department in the College of Life Sciences.

The Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences was established in 2007 when the College of Biology and Agriculture was renamed the College of Life Sciences. The department was formerly known as the Department of Plant and Animal Sciences. Val J. Anderson has served as department chair since 2007.

The Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences prepares students to face "four of the great dilemmas facing mankind in the twenty-first century," namely, the use of biotechnology to help an ever-growing human population; the prevention of human activities from having negative effects on the environment; conservation of wildlife and wildlands; and management of landscapes with resource limitations and aesthetics in mind. The department offers BS degrees in bio-agribusiness management, environmental science, landscape management, and plant biology; master's degree in agronomy; BS and master's degrees in genetics and biotechnology; and BS, master's degrees, and PhDs in wildlife and wildlands conservation.

Citation

Brigham Young University organizational history project website, viewed July 15, 2011 (Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences; established, 2007; College of Biology and Agriculture renamed the College of Life Sciences; formerly known as the Department of Plant and Animal Sciences; Val J. Anderson, department chair since 2007; prepares students to face "four of the great dilemmas facing mankind in the twenty-first century," namely, the use of biotechnology to help an ever-growing human population; the prevention of human activities from having negative effects on the environment; conservation of wildlife and wildlands; and management of landscapes with resource limitations and aesthetics in mind; offers BS degrees in bio-agribusiness management, environmental science, landscape management, and plant biology; master's degree in agronomy; BS and master's degrees in genetics and biotechnology; and BS, master's degrees, and PhDs in wildlife and wildlands conservation)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1342
Scope and Contents Contains the records of the Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences. Records consist of correspondence, reports, budget outlines/plans, meeting minutes, information on employees, and student scholarship information. Dates range from 1956 to 2010.
Dates: 1956-2010