2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Natural Resources and Environmental Management (BA/BS)

54-56 credits

Environmental Management (EM) concentration, 56 credits

Common core required courses, 26 credits

CHEM 111General Chemistry 1

4

NREM 101Environment and Society

3

NREM 201Undergraduate Seminar

1

NREM 211Water Resources

3

NREM 221Soil Resources

3

NREM 241Air Resources

3

One of the following

NREM 286Computer and Quantitative Applications

3

or

NREM 372Applied Research Methods in Resource Management

3

NREM 331Energy and Mineral Resources: Issues and Choices

3

NREM 405Integrated Resource Management

3

or

NREM 369Professional Practice/Experiential Learning

1 TO 3

or

NREM 490Community Engagement in Natural Resources and Environmental Management

3

or

Any Tier 3 course from another department 3

3

Total Credit Hours:26

Required courses from EM concentration

BIO 111Principles of Biology 1

4

CHEM 112General Chemistry 2

4

One of the following

BIO 313Microbiology

4

or

CHEM 230Organic Chemistry for the Life Sciences

3

and

CHEM 241Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1: Fundamental Techniques

1

Electives, 18 credits from EM concentration

EMHS 350Hazardous Materials Health and Safety

3

EMHS 351Introduction to Emergency Management and Homeland Security

3

EMHS 352Science of WMDs and Technological Hazards

3

EMHS 353Arson Investigation

3

EMHS 355International Domestic Terrorism

3

EMHS 389WMD Awareness and Response

3

EMHS 469Professional Practice

1 TO 6

EMHS 493Special Topics

1 TO 6

NREM 304Sustainable Agriculture

3

NREM 320Wetland Characterization

3

NREM 324Soil Classification and Interpretation

3

NREM 385Wastewater Management

3

NREM 415Water Quality Management

3

NREM 422Soil Quality

3

NREM 427Soil Conservation and Management

3

NREM 442Air Quality Management

3

NREM 487Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

3

NREM 488Site Assessment and Remediation

3

Other relevant courses may substitute. See chairperson regarding approval.

Natural Resources (NR) concentration, 54 credits

Common core required courses, 26 credits

CHEM 111General Chemistry 1

4

NREM 101Environment and Society

3

NREM 201Undergraduate Seminar

1

NREM 211Water Resources

3

NREM 221Soil Resources

3

NREM 241Air Resources

3

NREM 331Energy and Mineral Resources: Issues and Choices

3

Choose one of the following

NREM 286Computer and Quantitative Applications

3

or

NREM 372Applied Research Methods in Resource Management

3

Choose one of the following

NREM 405Integrated Resource Management

3

or

NREM 369Professional Practice/Experiential Learning

1 TO 3

or

NREM 490Community Engagement in Natural Resources and Environmental Management

3

or

Any Tier 3 course from another department 3

3

Total Credit Hours:26

Required courses from NR concentration

BIO 112Principles of Biology 2

4

GEOG 265Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3

Choose one of the following

BIO 216Ecology

3

or

BIO 220Ecological Issues in the 21st Century

3

Electives for NR concentration, 18 credits

HIST 204American Environmental History

3

or

NREM 204American Environmental History

3

NREM 205International Natural Resources: Development and Conservation

3

NREM 304Sustainable Agriculture

3

NREM 309Human Dimensions of Global Change

3

NREM 320Wetland Characterization

3

NREM 324Soil Classification and Interpretation

3

NREM 335Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology

3

NREM 371Outdoor Recreation and Society

3

NREM 385Wastewater Management

3

NREM 392Environmental Interpretation

3

NREM 395Teaching Environmental Education

3

NREM 401Forest Planning and Stewardship

3

NREM 415Water Quality Management

3

NREM 422Soil Quality

3

NREM 427Soil Conservation and Management

3

NREM 473Outdoor Recreation Planning and Administration

3

NREM 477Wilderness and Society

3

Other relevant courses may substitute. See chairperson regarding approval.

Total Credit Hours: 26

Before enrolling in NREM 211, NREM 221, NREM 241, or NREM 286, students must have credit in MATH 108 or MATH 111 or MATH 112 or MATH 132 or MATH 161 or MATH 165 or have taken the math placement test and received permission from the instructor. Credit in MATH 125 can also count as a prerequisite for NREM 286. Core foundation courses (CHEM 111, NREM 101, NREM 201) must be completed before enrolling in NREM 221 or higher courses. Students in environmental management are encouraged to take CHEM 112 immediately following CHEM 111.

Total Credit Hours: 54-56