Environmental Conservation

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Forest ecology students erecting a deer exclose to study the impact of deer browse on forest regeneration

First Year

Fall Semester

  • NATR 100 Introductory Forestry (3)
  • NATR 144 Seminar in Environmental Resources (1)
  • NATR 101 General Ecology (3)
  • ENSC 102 Botany, Form & Function (3)
  • ENGL --- English (as advised) (3)
  • MATH ---Mathematics (as advised) (3)

Spring Semester

  • NATR 115 Forest Ecology (3)
  • DRFT 153 Graphics/Computers (2) OR
  • CIS 100 Intro. To Computer Concepts & Applications (2)
  • ENGL 121 Intro. to Speech (3)
  • Courses from Group 1 &/or 2 (6)
  • Elective** (3)
Second Year

Fall Semester

  • NATR 230 Forest Zoology (4)
  • NATR 250 Aquatic Ecology (3)
  • SOCS --- Social Science (3)
  • Courses from Group 1 &/or 2 (3)
  • Elective** (3)

Spring Semester

  • SOCS --- Social Science (as advised) (3)
  • Courses from Group 1 (6-8)
  • Courses from Group 1 &/0r 2 (3)
  • NATR 232 Wildlife Ecology & Mgmt. (3)

*Mathematics through MATH 102, Algebra and Trigonometry II is required.
A student must accumulate a minimum of 12 credits from Group 1.
** An elective may be chosen from Group 1 or Group 2 or from any campus-wide elective
Group 1

Fall Semester

  • NATR 120 Intro. To Recreation Area Mgmt. Management (3)
  • NATR 246 Internship in Natural Resources (4)
  • NATR 150 Aquaculture (3)
  • NATR 210 Dendrology (3)
  • NATR 215 Practices of Silviculture (3)
  • NATR 110 Natural Resource Measurements (3)
  • NATR 112 Forest Protection (3)
  • NATR 132 Ornithology (3)
  • NATR 142 Plane Surveying (3)
  • NATR 220 Selected Topics in Parks & Recreation Mgmt. (2)
  • NATR 222 Parks Planning & Design (1)
  • NATR 255 Ichthylolgy (3)
  • NATR 130 North American Waterfowl (1)
  • NATR 140 Geology (3)
  • NATR 232 Wildlife Ecology and Management (3)
  • NATR 213 Computer Assisted & Photogrammetric Mapping (1)

Group 2

Spring Semester

  • AGEN 135 Heavy Equipment Operation (2)
  • ARBR 100 Principles of Arboriculture and Urban Forestry* (3)
  • CIS 100 Intro. To Computing Concepts and Applications (2)
  • ENSC 103 Botany, Plant Diversity (3)
  • ENSC 104 Plant Pathology (3)
  • AGRO 100 Soil & Water Conservation (3)
  • AGRO 110 Soil Science (3)
  • ENSC 106 Pesticide Use & Handling (2)
  • ENSC 107 Integrated Pest Management (1)

Fall Semester

  • AGEN 135 Construction Surveying (3)
  • AGEN 110 Small Power Equipment (2)
  • AGRO 110 Soil Science (3)
  • ENSC 105 Entomology (3)
  • ARBR 200 Practices Of Arboriculture & Urban Forestry (3)
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