Oct 06, 2022
This major is administered by the Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management Discipline.
Program Learning Outcomes
As a graduate of a Resource Management Program, you will be able to:
- Effectively communicate with your public(s)
- Demonstrate environmental awareness/literacy
- Exhibit professional development skills relevant to your particular major option
- Read, interpret, and analyze social science research in natural resource management
- Explain the role of leadership, administration, and evaluation for natural resource agencies and organizations
- Develop confidence in the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform as a professional in your chosen option within Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management.
Consists of 90-106 credits.
Note: Required courses marked ** below have Math prerequisites. Depending on your placement score, additional courses may be required.
Resource Management Core, 33-34 credits
Natural Resources courses, 23 credits
Field Techniques in Natural Resources, 7-8 credits
Summer Field Experience, 7 credits
European Summer Program, 8 credits
Environmental Education and Interpretation, 57-72 credits
Foundational Science Courses, 8-15 credits
Foundational Environmental Education and Interpretation Courses, 16 credits
Advanced biology and ecology, 6-8 credits
Complete one of the following tracks: Non-formal Education and Interpretation or Formal Education and Interpretation
Non-formal Education and Interpretation Track, 33 credits
Electives, 9 credits
Choose from the following (can include Flora and Fauna courses not taken for requirement above):
Formal Education and Interpretation Track, 27 credits
If you choose to add a second major in Early Childhood Education, you have the opportunity to earn both degrees and a teaching license in five years. Completing both degrees in a timely manner requires developing a detailed graduation plan during your first year. Contact the School of Education for more information regarding admissions and requirements.
Electives, 15 credits
Choose from the following: