Fire Sciences and Management Minor

Minor - Fire Sciences & Management (Minor)

W.A Franke College of Forestry & Conservation

Degree Specific Credits: 24

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Summary

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

Major Required Course

Rule: must take the following course

FORS 230Fire Management & Environmental Change3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Required Course

Rule: must take the following course

FORS 333Fire Ecology3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Ecology Courses

Select one of the following: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

Select one of the following: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

Rule: Must take one of the following courses

ERTH 303NWeather and Climate3
or NRSM 418 Ecosystem Climatology
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Measurements & Analysis Electives

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

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Natural/Management Science Electives

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

Select at least one of the following: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: Take at least one course from the following, but if one of these courses is required for the major a second elective must be taken

Select at least one of the following:3
Forest Environmental Economics
Ecol Persp in Nat Amer Trad
Collab in Nat Res Decisions
Ethics Forestry & Conservation
Nat Res Policy/Administration
Wilderness & Protctd Area Mgt
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-