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Natural Resources and Environmental Management

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For this interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science degree, all students take a common set of 10 courses that provides a foundation in the natural sciences. Natural Science or Social Science Pathways provide a four-year core sequence in which students apply concepts and develop professional skills in quantitative methods, public speaking, cultural sensitivity, and mapping.


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Natural Science Pathway

Learn about biological and physical sciences and management of natural resource systems. Specialize in...

  • Forestry
  • Plant Ecology, Conservation, and Management
  • Wildlife Management
  • Soil and Water Conservation
  • Coastal Ecology and Management
  • GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Watershed Hydrology 

Social Science Pathway

Study the social, cultural, and economic aspects of managing natural resources and the environment. Specialize in... 

  • Natural Resource Planning
  • Cultural Resources Management
  • Environmental Policy and Development
  • Environmental Organizing and Advocacy
  • Community Resource Management
  • Green Enterprises and Sustainability



Rewarding Career Opportunities

Natural Science Pathway graduates gain employment as erosion-control specialists, environmental inspectors, watershed managers, ecotourism managers, and science teachers.


Social Science Pathway alumni work as environmental policy analysts or compliance officers and in community development.


Visit the Natural Resources and Environmental Management Department for more information.


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