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Resource Management: Wildland Fire Science Option, BS

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This major is administered by the Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management  Discipline.

PLEASE NOTE: Entry of new students into this B.S. program has been suspended as of Fall 2020.

Program Learning Outcomes

As a graduate of a Resource Management Program, you will be able to:  

  1. Effectively communicate with your public(s)
  2. Demonstrate environmental awareness/literacy
  3. Exhibit professional development skills relevant to your particular major option
  4. Read, interpret, and analyze social science research in natural resource management
  5. Explain the role of leadership, administration, and evaluation for natural resource agencies and organizations
  6. 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 a minimum of 96 credits.

Wildland Fire Science, 69-70 credits

Measurements and Analysis, 6 credits

Advanced Biology and Ecology, 18-19 credits

Approved Wildland Fire Science Experience

One summer of an adviser approved wildland fire science experience:

  1. an independent research project (1-3 credits of NRES 499 )
  2. an internship (1-3 credits of NRES 381 ), or
  3. an adviser-approved in-field employment experience.

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