Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Environmental Restoration 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 102 or MATH 104 2-3 cr
ENGL 150, 151, 254; JGEN 200, 300 3 cr
BIOS 101/101L or LIFE 120/120L or LIFE 121/121L 4 cr
GEOL 101/101L or GEOL 106 or GEOG 155 or NRES 108 4 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
AGRO 153 Soil Resources 4 cr
COMM 101, 209, 210, 215 or 286; JGEN 300; MRKT 257, NRES 260; TMFD 121 3 cr
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
AECN 141 or ECON 200 or ECON 211 or ECON 212 3 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 2 cr
Total Credits 15

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 109 General Chemistry I 4 cr
NRES 220 Principles of Ecology 3 cr
WATS 281 Introduction to Water Science 3 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
ENSC 220 Introduction to Energy Systems 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 110 General Chemistry II 4 cr
MSYS 109 or PHYS 141 or PHYS 151 or PHYS 211 4-5 cr
NRES 361 Soils, Environment and Water Quality 3 cr
NRES 453/853 Hydrology 3 cr
Total Credits 14

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
MSYM 354 Soil Conservation and Watershed Management 3 cr
ENTO 300 Toxins in the Environment 3 cr
SOIL 279 Soil Evaluation 1 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
COMM/INT Skills 3 cr
AECN 357 Natural Resource and Environmental Law 3 cr
Total Credits 16
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
NRES 319 Fundamentals of Environmental Sampling 2 cr
NRES 320 Fundamentals of Environmental Sampling Laboratory 1 cr
NRES 312 Introduction to Geospatial Information Sciences 3 cr
Option Requirement 3 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 12

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 499A Environmental Studies Senior Thesis I 1 cr
Option Requirement 4 cr
Option Requirement 4 cr
Option Requirement 4 cr
Option Requirement 4 cr
Total Credits 17
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
ENVR 499B Environmental Studies Senior Thesis II 2 cr
NRES 459/859 Limnology 4 cr
Option Requirement 4 cr
Option Requirement/Free 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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