Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Grassland Ecology & Management

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 Trigonometry 2 cr
ENGL 150, 151, 254; JGEN 120, 200, 300 3 cr
BIOS 101/101L or LIFE 120/120L 4 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 2 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
AGRO 153 Soil Resources 4 cr
COMM 101, 209, 210, 215, or 286; MRKT 257; NRES 260; TMFD 121 3 cr
MSYM 109 Physical Principles in Agriculture and Life Sciences 4 cr
AECN 141 Introduction to the Economics of Agriculture 3 cr
Total Credits 14

Year 2

Semester 3 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 105 or CHEM 109 4 cr
BIOS 109 General Botany 4 cr
WATS 281 Introduction to Water Science 3 cr
AECN 265 Resource and Environmental Economics I 3 cr
Total Credits 14
Semester 4 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
CHEM 106 or CHEM 110 4 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
NRES 220 Principles of Ecology 3 cr
STAT 218 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr
Communication/Interpersonal Skills 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 3

Semester 5 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
AGRO 240 Forage Crop and Pasture Management 3 cr
NRES 323 Natural Resources Policy 3 cr
NRES 312 or NRES 314 3-4 cr
AGRO 325 Introductory Plant Physiology 4 cr
Total Credits 13
Semester 6 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
AGRO 340 Range Management and Improvement 3 cr
AGRO 315 Genetics 4 cr
ALEC 388 Ethics in Agriculture and Natural Resources 3 cr
NRES 211 or NRES 311 3 cr
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
Total Credits 16

Year 4

Semester 7 · Fall
Course Credit Hours
ACE 5, 7, 8, or 9 3 cr
AGRO 444/844 Ecosystem Monitoring and Assessment 3 cr
AGRO 442/842 Wildland Plants 3 cr
AGRO 445/845 Livestock Management on Range and Pasture 3 cr
Free Elective 3 cr
Total Credits 15
Semester 8 · Spring
Course Credit Hours
NRES 477/877 Great Plains Field Pedology 4 cr
AGRO 440/840 Great Plains Ecosystem 3 cr
Free Elective 3 cr
Free Elective 3 cr
Free Elective 1-3 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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