Eight-Semester Plan for B.S. in Natural Resources Management, Forest Resources Concentration

Major Program Guide For: B.S. in Natural Resources Management
Forest Resources Concentration

Suggested Course Sequence

  • Students may finish earlier if they attend summer school at WCU or another approved institution.
Freshman Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
MATH 146 Algebra Pre Calculus 4 CHEM 132 Intro Chemistry 4
BIOL 140 Principles of Biology I 4 BIOL 141 Principles of Biology II 4
FYC 190 First Year Seminar 3 CMHC 201 Communication 3
ENGL 101 Composition I 3 ENGL 102 Composition II 3
            Liberal Studies 3
 
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
NRM 210 Methods in Natural Resources Management 4 GEOL 305 Soils & Hydrology 4
GEOG 150 Environ. Geography 3 ECON 231 Microeconomics 3
BIOL 254 Dendrology 4     Concentration Elective 3
    Liberal Studies 6     General Elective 3
            Liberal Studies 3

 

Junior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
NRM 352 Forest Res. Measurement 3 NRM 351 Forest Ecology 3
NRM 344 Intro to GIS 4 GEOG 402 Conservation of Nat. Res. 3
ECON 310 Nat. Res. Economics 3     Liberal Studies 3
    Liberal Studies 3     General Electives 6
    General Elective 3        
After earning ninety hours, the student must file an application form with the Dean after paying a $30 graduation fee to the University Cashier.
Senior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
NRM 442 Natural Resource Policy 3 NRM 440 Integrated Res. Mgt. 4
NRM 451 Silviculture 4 NRM 452 Forest Management 4
GEOG 324 Remote Sensing 4     Concentration Elective 3
    Concentration Elective 3     General Electives 6
    Liberal Studies 3        

NOTES:

  • Students may finish earlier if they attend summer school at WCU or another approved institution.
 

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