Fire Sciences and Management Minor

Minor - Fire Sciences & Management

W.A Franke College of Forestry & Conservation

Degree Specific Credits: 24

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Summary

Lower-Division Required Courses3
Upper-Division Required Courses3
Ecology Courses3
Practicum or Planning Course3
Meteorology or Climate Course3
Measurements & Analysis Electives3
Natural/Management Science Electives3
Social Science Electives3
Total Hours24

Lower-Division Required Course

Complete the following course:
FORS 230Fire Management & Environmental Change3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Required Courses

Complete the following course:
FORS 333Fire Ecology3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Ecology Courses

Complete one of the following courses:3
General Ecology
Forest Ecology
Rangeland Ecology
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Practicum or Planning Course

Note: FORS 498 must be approved by fire minor advisor prior to registration and taken for 3 credits

Complete one of the following courses:3
Forest Stand Management
Wildland RxFire Practicum
Internship (must be approved by fire minor advisor)
Ecosystem Science and Restoration Practicum
Recreation Planning
The Upshot--Appld Wildlife Mgt
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Meteorology or Climate Course

Complete one of the following courses:
Weather and Climate
Ecosystem Climatology
Total Hours0

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Measurements & Analysis Electives

Complete one of the following courses:3
Forest Mensuration
Forestry Apps of GIS
Env Remote Sensing
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Natural/Management Science Electives

Rule: Complete one course from the following, but if one of these courses is required for the major a second elective must be taken

Complete one of the following courses:3
Plant Biogeography
Wildland Fuel Management
Multiple Resource Silviculture
Practice of Silviculture
Geomorphology
Watershed Hydrology
Foundations of Restoration Ecology
Wildlife Habitat Cons & Mgmt
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Social Science Electives

Rule: Complete one course from the following, but if one of these courses is required for the major a second elective must be taken

Complete one of the following courses:3
Forest Environmental Economics
Ecological Perspectives in Native American Traditions
Collab in Nat Res Decisions
Ethics Forestry & Conservation
Nat Res Policy/Administration
Wilderness & Protected Area Management
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-