B.S., Natural Resources and Environment

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

Minimum Requirements for Natural Resources and Environment B.S.: 120 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
As part of the general education requirements, complete:
General Chemistry I
As part of the general education requirements, complete one of the following:
Essential Calculus with Applications
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
B.S. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.S. degree requirements.
As part of the B.S. degree requirements, complete:
Fundamentals of Biology I
Fundamentals of Biology II
Environmental Ethics and Actions
Elementary Statistics
Natural Resources and Environment Program Requirements
Complete the following:
BIOL F371Principles of Ecology4
ECON F235XIntroduction to Natural Resource Economics3
NRM F101Natural Resources Conservation and Policy3
NRM F210Principles of Sustainable Agriculture3
NRM F111XIntroduction to Sustainability Science3
NRM F240Natural Resources Measurement and Inventory3
NRM F277Introduction to Conservation Biology3
NRM F290Field Course of Natural Resource Management Complexity in Alaska2
NRM F366Survey Research in Natural Resources Management3
NRM F370Introduction to Watershed Management3
NRM F380Soils and the Environment3
NRM F403Environmental Decision-Making3
NRM F430Resource Management Planning3
GEOG/GEOS F483Research Design, Writing and Presentation Methods 13
GIS Courses
Complete one from the following:
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
GIS Analysis
Policy/Law Courses
NRM F204Public Lands Law and Policy3
or NRM F407 Environmental Law
Minor, Pre-vet, Support Field
Complete a minor, pre-vet, or 15 credits in a support field 215

Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.


Complete a minor, pre-vet, or 15 credits in a support field which is a group of courses selected for its clear pertinence to a cohesive program. Support fields may include but are not limited to natural resources and environment, chemistry, communication, education, art, fisheries and wildlife management. Courses must be approved by the student’s academic advisor and department head prior to attaining senior standing. Note: students must take a total of 39 upper-division credits.