Leisure & Recreational Activities


Prerequisite: None

Interested in starting a new hobby or pursuing a career in taxidermy? Develop a working knowledge of the principles with an introduction to bird, big game, shoulder mounts, and life-size and pedestal mammal mounts. Demonstrations with birds, big game and exposure to novelty taxidermy. Gain hands-on experience in skinning birds, deer, and waterfowl.

Book cost $30

Tuition fee $ 145

Hours: 15.00


Prerequisite: TXDM-3333.

Continue to build on your beginning taxidermy skills as you gain experience in the use of tools, materials and techniques in the preparation of bird mounts. You will learn what materials are needed for bird anatomy, and gain knowledge of specific mounting techniques, bird reference material, habitat references, preserving techniques, displaying techniques, and finishing touches that lend to realistic mounts in authentic habitats. Supplies purchase required.

Tuition fee $ 195

Hours: 21.00


Prerequisite: TXDM-3333.

Life-Size Taxidermy is designed to give you hands-on experience in mounting small mammals for a new hobby or pursuing a career in taxidermy. You will mount a life-size fox squirrel, enriching the working knowledge of taxidermy principles that can be used to prepare all life size mammals.

Tuition fee $ 245

Hours: 30.00