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College of Agriculture

Academic Minors

Natural Resources and Environmental Science

Credit Hours Required: 15

Requirements:

(3) NRES 29000 (Introduction to Environmental Science)
Students will complete at least three credits of transformational experience that can include an internship, undergraduate research, community service or study abroad. The experience must be closely related to environmental science and approved by the Natural Resources and Environmental Science program director.

Selectives: nine credits from the following courses must be completed.*

Ecology Emphasis

(3) AGRY 34900 (Soil Ecology)
(3) BIOL 48300 (Environmental and Conservation Biology)
(3) ENTM 31100 (Insect Ecology)
(3) FNR 20300 (Freshwater Ecology)

Policy and Economic Emphasis

(3) AGEC 40600 (Natural Resource and Environmental Economics)
(3) FNR 36500 (Natural Resources Issues, Policy and Administration)
(3) POL 32300 (Comparative Environmental Policy)

Land Resources Emphasis

(4) ABE 32500 (Soil and Water Resource Engineering)
(3) AGRY 33700 (Environmental Hydrology)
(3) ASM 33600 (Environmental Systems Management)
(4) NRES 38500 (Environmental Soil Chemistry)

Sustainability Emphasis

(3) AD 39700 (Sustainability in the Built Environment)
(3) BCM 41900 (Sustainable Construction)
(3) CE 35500 (Environmental Engineering Sustainability)

Water Quality Emphasis

(4) ABE 32500 (Soil and Water Resource Engineering)
(3) AGRY 33700 (Environmental Hydrology
(3) ENTM 46000 (Aquatic Entomology)

* At least one course must be selected from a minimum of three emphasis areas.