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Course Descriptions

Wildlife Outfitting and Operations
Course Descriptions

AGR 270       Wildlife Business Basics

This course includes instruction on the benefits of wildlife management. Students will be given drug test and background check. Common terminology will be covered throughout this course. Knowledge about careers / ethics in the outdoor industry will be discussed along with how this program will benefit a student’s interest in an outdoor related business.
 

AGR 271       Hunter Education Instructor

This course will get the student certified to become an assistant Hunter safety Course Instructor through Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism. Students will participate in instructing a Hunter Safety Course.
 

AGR 272       Firearms Handling & Range Safety Officer Certifications

This course includes structured hands-on activities in the areas of Kansas regulations and firearm safety with emphasis on use in the wildlife management industry. The student will be working with pistols, rifles, and shotguns on range and in field situations.
 

AGR 273       Bowhunting Equipment

This course includes structured hands-on activities in the areas of archery and bowhunting equipment. Students will learn the proper way to handle and use archery equipment in a safe environment. This course will help the student develop an understanding of hunting safety and hunting techniques using archery equipment. All equipment will be furnished by the student.
 

AGR 274       Wildlife Habitat & Foodplot Installation

This course covers existing wildlife habitat management techniques plus the renovation of deteriorated habitats and the creation of new habitat areas/food plots to support wildlife species. The student will be working with agricultural equipment, hand tools, chemicals, and seeds. Safety practices and regulations will be strictly adhered to. Students are expected to handle equipment safely and courteously around other students, instructors, and landowners.
 

AGR 275       Wildlife & Outdoor Media Production

This course covers basic techniques used in wildlife, outdoor and nature based photography / videography. It will also include hands on experience constructing photo and video sets such as blinds, hides and stands. The student will be working with high quality cameras, audio devices and editing software while in a live ammunition situation.
 

AGR 276       Guiding in the Outdoors

This course introduces the basic concepts needed to be an apprentice outdoor guide or outfitter. Learning will take place in the indoor classroom and in the great outdoors. Students are required to participate in all camping, hiking, backpacking and overnight excursions. Modern and traditional equipment will be used. Topics will include trip planning, safety, event preparedness, client relations, and campsite essentials. Emphasis will be placed on the basic principles of “leave no trace” and environmental awareness.
 

AGR 280       Waterfowl Management Techniques

This course includes structured hands-on activities in the areas of hunting, guiding, and waterfowl management. The student will be working with shotguns, decoys, calls, and other field equipment for waterfowl hunting.
 

AGR 281       Upland Game & Turkey Management Techniques

This course includes structured hands-on activities in the areas of upland game, turkey and guiding. The student will be working with shotguns, decoys, calls, and other field equipment for upland game and turkey.
 

AGR 282       Deer Hunting Management Techniques

This course includes structured hands-on activities in the areas of mule deer and white-tailed deer hunting, and guiding. The student will be working with firearms, archery equipment, food plot equipment, and all other big game hunting and managing equipment.

 AGR 283       Freshwater Fishing Management Techniques

This course includes structured hands-on activities in the areas of freshwater fishing.  Students will learn the proper the proper way to manage fisheries as well as harvest and enjoy catching a variety of fish species. Each student is required to provide their own fishing equipment.