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Natural Resources Conservation A.A.S. Program

Transfer Concentration

CanoeingThis concentration is designed to best prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions for completion of a baccalaureate degree in the areas of Natural Resources Conservation or Environmental Science. Liberal elective opportunities allow the student to pursue areas of interest and broaden their educational experience and training.

First semester students electing this concentration must have a minimum 2.0 mid-term GPA. All other students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA for entry. Students who fail to make suitable academic progress may be assigned to an alternate concentration.

One year of college-level chemistry or physics is required. This physical science requirement may also be satisfied with one semester of both chemistry and physics. Students lacking high school chemistry will also be required to take CHEM 101-Basic Chemistry for preparation. A math proficiency through Math 103-Algebra & Trigonometry III is required; additional mathematics is highly recommended. Students must complete 12 credit hours of advisor-approved NATR/ENSC electives.

First Year    
Fall Semester

 

Cr.

ENGL 101
ENSC 102
NATR 100
NATR 144
ENVT 100
MATH*

Language & Composition
Botany: Form and Function of Seed Plants
Introduction to Forestry & Natural Resources
Seminar in Environmental Resources
Introduction to Environmental Technology
Mathematics (as advised)
3
3
3
1
3
3

 

Total for Semester 16
Spring Semester

 

ENGL 102
CITA 100
MATH*
BIOL 260
NATR/ENSC
Language & Composition
Intro. to Computer Concepts & Applications
Mathematics (as advised) or Elective
Principles of Zoology
Electives
3
2
3
4
6

 

Total for Semester 18
Second Year    
Fall Semester

 

Cr.

CHEM 121

PHYS 107
CITA
SOCS**
NATR/ENSC
Elective

General College Chemistry I
-or-
Introductory Physics I
Elective
Social Science
Elective
Open Elective

4

4
1
3
3
6-7

 

Total for Semester 17-18
Spring Semester

 

CHEM 122

PHYS 108

PHYS 107
ENGL 121
SOCS**
NATR/ENSC
Elective
General College Chemistry II
-or-
Introductory Physics II
-or-
Introductory Physics I
Introduction to Speech
Social Science
Elective
Open Elective
4

4

4
3
3
3
3-4

 

Total for Semester 16-17

 

*Minimum one college-level math course at Math 103 level or higher is required for this program.
**One course in economics and one course in American History or World Civilization are strongly suggested.
 
Total for Program 67-69
     
Suggested NATR/ENSC Electives
Fall Semester   Cr.

AGRO 110
NATR 142
NATR 210
NATR 250

Soil Science
Plane Surveying
Dendrology
Aquatic Ecology
Other electives are possible with advisor permission

3
3
3
3

Spring Semester    

ENSC 104
NATR 110
NATR 112
NATR 115
NATR 130
NATR 215
NATR 213
NATR 232
NATR 252
AGRO 105
AGRO 110
NATR 160
NATR 161

Plant Pathology
Natural Resources Measurements
Forest Protection
Forest Ecology
North American Waterfowl
Practices of Silviculture
Computer Assisted & Photogrammetric Mapping
Wildlife Management
Fish Ecology and Management
Soil and Water Conservation
Soil Science
Principles of Arboriculture
Practices of Arboriculture
Other electives are possible with advisor permission

3
3
3
3
1
3
1
3
3
2
3
2
1

   
Suggested Open Electives
Fall Semester   Cr.

BIOL 140
PHYS 107

ENSC 107

Microbiology I
Introductory Physics I
Any humanities or language elective
Integrated Pest Management
Other electives are possible with advisor permission

4
4
3
1

Spring Semester    

BIOL 140
BIOL 141
ENSC 106
MATH 141

Microbiology I
Microbiology II
Pesticide Use & Handling
Statistics
Other electives are possible with advisor permission

4
4
2
3


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