Natural Resources Conservation A.A.S.
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.