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School of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083

Natural Resources Conservation A.A.S.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, and according to the particular concentration of this major, a successful graduate will be able to:

  • Describe the state of the natural resources profession and potential career opportunities.
  • Conduct himself/herself in a manner consistent with an embodied sense of conservation stewardship.
  • Deal professionally and ethically with clients, the public, and agency personnel.
  • Utilize oral and computer communication skills necessary to interact in the profession.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and competency in taxonomy and natural history.
  • Demonstrate hands-on experience in natural resource sampling, inventory, and measurement techniques.
  • Demonstrate competency in utilizing geospatial technologies (Global Positioning System -- GPS, Geographic Information System -- GIS, and remote sensing).
  • Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills in natural resource conservation.
  • Utilize existing technology, products, and services to maximize work efficiency and success.
  • Practice a collaborative spirit in team efforts and project coordination.