Eight-Semester Plan for B.S. in Natural Resources Management, Soil and Water Conservation Concentration

Major Program Guide For: B.S. in Natural Resources Management
Soil and Water 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 College Algebra 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     Liberal Studies 9
ENGL 101 Composition I 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 CHEM 133 Organic & Biochemistry 4
GEOG 150 Environ. Geography 3 GEOG 305 Soils & Hydrology 4
NRM or BIOL 351 or 304 Forest or General Ecology 3 GEOG 300 Weather & Climate 3
    Liberal Studies 6     Liberal Studies 6

 

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
MGT 300 Intro to Management 3 NRM 460 Watershed Management 3
GEOG 324 Remote Sensing 4 GEOG 402 Conserv. of Natural Res. 3
NRM 344 Intro to GIS 4     Concentration Elective 3
    Liberal Studies 3     Liberal Studies 3
    Concentration Elective 3     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 420 Soil Genesis & Classification 3 NRM 440 Integrated Res. Management 3
NRM 442 Natural Resource Policy 3     General Electives 12
    Concentration Elective 3        
    Genearl Electives 6        

NOTES:

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

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