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Department of Agriculture
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Natural Resource Management Degree Plan

Bachelor of Science

(Interdisciplinary Studies, Natural Resource Management major – 120 semester credit hours)

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This degree is designed to meet the needs of individual students desiring a program of study in all aspects of natural resource management, including range management, wildlife management and agronomy.

Interdisciplinary Major
  Hours
Agriculture Economics 4331 or 4351 3
Animal Science 1341 3
Animal Science 3332, 3349, 3443 and 4181 11
Animal Science 4342, 4343 or 4345 (Choose one) 3
Range and Wildlife Management 2321 and 2322 6
Range and Wildlife Management 3331, 3332, 3335, 4333, 4435 16
Biology 1480, 2401 or 2402 8
Biology 4451 4
Biology 3333, 3461, 4301, 4315, 4401, 4402, 4404, or 4412
(Choose two courses)
6-8
Geology 1401 or 1402, and 3302 7
Other Requirements
  Hours
Animal Science 1351, Business Computer Information Systems 1305 or Computer Science 1301 3
Chemistry 1301, 1101, 2153, 2353, and 3331 11
Communications 2301 3
Agriculture Economics 1331 3
English 1301 3
English 1302 or Honors 1302 3
English 2323, 2324, 2325, 2329, or Honors 2301 3
History 1301 and 1302 6
Mathematics 1302 3
Political Science 2301 and 2302 6
Visual and Performing Arts: Art 1301, 1302, 1305, 2301, 2302 or Theatre 1311, 1351 or Music 1310, 1341, 1342, 1351, 1361, 1375, 1376 or Honors 2302 3
Electives * 4-6

The above plan meets all core curriculum and general Bachelor of Science degree requirements. This degree requires a minimum of 120 hours with a minimum of 45 advanced hours. A minor is not required for an Interdisciplinary Studies degree.

* Students interested in Range Management should select additional RWM courses for electives.

* Students interested in Wildlife Ecology should select additional Biology courses as electives.

* Students interested in becoming a game warden should select Criminal Justice courses as electives.

* Students should consider acquiring an internship (AG 4091) with a land management agency after completing one-half of the required course work.