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Fall 2021 Catalog 
Fall 2021 Catalog FINAL VERSION - Closed for Revisions

Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management

Kendra Liddicoat, Discipline Coordinator
Room 235, Trainer Natural Resources Building
Phone: 715-346-2028
Email: OR

This discipline is in the College of Natural Resources .

Faculty and Instructional Academic Staff: J Buchholz, B Franzen, A Haines, S Kar, B Lackey, K Liddicoat, L Markham, T Quinn, M Rader, R Rothfeder.

Adjunct Support: D Lueck, R Masters

Academic Standards for Resource Management

To graduate in any major or minor in human dimensions of natural resource management, you must have a minimum in-major grade point average of 2.25.

Academic Standards for the Department of Natural Resources 

You must apply for official acceptance as a College of Natural Resources major before the beginning of your junior year. Requirements for acceptance to the fisheries and water resources, forestry, wildlife, resource management (in the human dimensions of natural resource management discipline) or soil and waste resources major are:

  1. Complete 45 university credits.
  2. Have at least a 2.00 grade point average in courses required for the major.
  3. Complete an application to the College of Natural Resources. We will notify you within four weeks of your application, and if accepted will assign an adviser. Certain 300-400 level courses are restricted to approved CNR and/or biology majors. Nonmajors must have written consent of instructor to enroll.
  4. If you are transferring to UW-Stevens Point to major in the College of Natural Resources, Wildlife Ecology excepted, you must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00. To be accepted as a CNR major, complete steps 1-3 above.

To be retained as a major or minor and to be approved for graduation, you must meet the minimum grade point average established for your discipline in all UW-Stevens Point courses taken within the major or minor (2.75 to student teach in resource management), including transfer courses, regardless of any declaration of academic bankruptcy. Minimum GPA by discipline:

  1. 2.0 GPA for Paper Science and Engineering  and Chemical Engineering .
  2. 2.25 GPA for all major options and minors in the CNR with the exception of the Forest Ecosystem Restoration and Management option in forestry, and Wildlife Ecology.
  3. 2.50 GPA for Wildlife Ecology  and the Forest Ecosystem Resoration and Management  option in forestry.


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      Natural Resources

      The resource management major is described under the heading “human dimensions of natural resource management” above.

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