Natural Resources and Environment B.S.

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

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

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.35-40
As part of the general education requirements, complete the following:
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.15
As part of the B.S. requirements, complete the following:
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
GEOS F483Research Design, Writing and Presentation Methods3
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 F338Introduction to Geographic Information Systems3
NRM F370Introduction to Watershed Management3
NRM F380Soils and the Environment3
NRM F435GIS Analysis4
NRM F469Survey Research in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources3
Policy/Law Courses
Complete one of the following:3
Public Lands Law and Policy
Environmental Law
U.S. Environmental Politics
Capstone 1
NRM F430Resource Management Planning3
Minor, Pre-vet, Support Field
Complete a minor, pre-vet, or 15 credits in a support field 215
General Electives1-6
Total Credits120

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.