Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Applied Climate Science

Bachelor of Science 4-Year Plan

Year 1

Semester 1 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
SCIL 101 Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World 3 cr
MATH 106 Calculus I 5 cr
ENGL 150, 151, 254; JGEN 120, 200, 300 3 cr
BIOS 101/101L or LIFE 120/120L or LIFE 121/121L 4 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
AGRO 153 Soil Resources 4 cr
ALEC 102; COMM 101, 209, 210, 215, 283, 286; JGEN 300, MRKT 257, NRES 260, TMFD 121 3 cr
MATH 107 Calculus II 4 cr
AECN 141 or ECON 200, or ECON 211 or ECON 212 3 cr
Total Credits 14

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
NRES 220 Principles of Ecology 3 cr
NRES 222 Ecology Laboratory 1 cr
WATS 281 Introduction to Water Science 3 cr
METR 100 Weather and Climate 4 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
PHYS 211 General Physics I 4 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
CSCE 155N or CSCE 155T 3 cr
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
NRES 370 Basic and Applied Climatology 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
METR 205 Introduction to Atmospheric Science 4 cr
NRES 408/808 Microclimate: The Biological Environment 3 cr
Specialization Requirement/Elective 3 cr
Specialization Requirement/Elective 3 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
NRES 478/878 Regional Climatology 3 cr
NRES 469/869 Bio-Atmospheric Instrumentation 3 cr
NRES 312 or NRES 412 3 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Specialization Requirement/Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
METR 470/870 The Climate System: Analysis and Prediction 3 cr
METR 454/854 Statistical Analysis of Atmospheric Data 3 cr
Specialization Requirement/Elective 3 cr
Specialization Requirement/Elective 3 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
NRES 452/852 Climate and Society 3 cr
METR 483, 479, 487, or 475 3 cr
Specialization Requirement/Elective 4 cr
Specialization Requirement/Elective 4 cr
Total Credits 14
PLEASE NOTE

This document represents a sample 4-year plan for degree completion with this major. Actual course selection and sequence may vary and should be discussed individually with your college or department academic adviser. Advisers also can help you plan other experiences to enrich your undergraduate education such as internships, education abroad, undergraduate research, learning communities, and service learning and community-based learning.

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