Natural Resources Management

Natural Resources Management Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 65
Program Start: Fall, Spring

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The Natural Resources Management program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite. See the course description for more details.

Semester 1
CNS107 Outdoor Recreation Techniques 1 $268.50
CNS110 Equipment Operation and Safety (Offered Fall Only) -OR-
May take CNS110 and CNS143, or CHM122, or CHM165.
2 $337.00
CHM122 Introduction to General Chemistry -OR- 4 $674.00
CHM165 General Chemistry I 4 $674.00
CNS121 Environmental Conservation 3 $525.50
CNS204 Native Vegetation 3 $505.50
ENG105 Composition I -OR- 3 $505.50
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $505.50
MAT102 Intermediate Algebra -OR- 4 $674.00
MAT772 Applied Math * -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $505.50
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $842.50
Math Electives 3

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Total Credits 16
* Preferred Math course.
Semester 2
AGA154 Fundamentals of Soil Science -OR- 3 $505.50
BIO113 General Biology II 4 $674.00
AGA284 Pesticide Application Certification -OR- 3 $551.50
BIO112 General Biology I 4 $674.00
AGP340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $536.50
CNS104 Outdoor Recreation II 1 $268.50
CNS108 Wildlife Identification 3 $540.50
CNS143 Fire Management (Offered Spring Only) -OR-
May take CNS110 and CNS143, or CHM122, or CHM165.
3 $605.50
CHM122 Introduction to General Chemistry -OR- 4 $674.00
CHM165 General Chemistry I 4 $674.00
CNS180 Principles of Interpretation 2 $337.00

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Total Credits 18
Semester 3
CNS136 Aquatic Management -OR- 3 $555.50
CNS138 Woodland Management -OR- 3 $555.50
ENG106 Composition II 3 $505.50
CNS138 Woodland Management -OR- 3 $555.50
CNS136 Aquatic Management -OR- 3 $555.50
ENG106 Composition II 3 $505.50
CNS205 Advanced Outdoor Recreation Techniques 1 $568.50
CNS228 Natural Areas Management 3 $555.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY102 Human and Work Relations 3 $505.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 16
Semester 4
AGT805 Employment Experience 5 $842.50
CNS109 Wildlife Ecology 3 $505.50
CNS134 Wildlife Management -OR- 4 $724.00
CNS929 Individual Projects 1 $193.50
CNS200 Conservation Biology 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 15
Math Electives
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $674.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $505.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $674.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $674.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $674.00

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
319-296-4011
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Student Success Specialist

Laurie Plum
Bremer Hall 124
319-296-2329 ext.1065
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Program Advisor

Ryan Kurtz
Bremer Hall 111F
319-296-2329 ext.1312
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Dean

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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