Ecological Restoration Minor

Minor - Ecological Restoration

W.A Franke College of Forestry & Conservation

Degree Specific Credits: 24-29

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

Summary

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Lower-Division Required Courses

9-10

Upper-Division Required Courses

9-11

Natural Science Electives

3-5

Social Science Electives

3

Total Hours

24-29


Lower-Division Required Courses

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

NRSM 210N

Soils, Water and Climate

3

NRSM 265

Elements of Ecological Restoration

3

Complete one of the following courses:

3-4

FORS 201

Forest Biometrics

STAT 216

Introduction to Statistics

WILD 240

Intro to Biostatistics

Total Hours

9-10

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Required Courses

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

NRSM 385

Watershed Hydrology

3

or BIOO 335

Rocky Mountain Flora

NRSM 465

Foundations of Restoration Ecology

3

Complete one of the following courses:

3-5

FORS 330

Forest Ecology

BIOE 370

General Ecology

BIOE 428

Freshwater Ecology

NRSM 462

Rangeland Ecology

Total Hours

9-11

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Natural Science Electives

Rule: Complete one of the following courses, but not a course already used for a core or above requirement.

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3-5

BIOE 342

Field Ecology

BIOE 370

General Ecology

BIOE 416

Alpine Ecology

BIOE 428

Freshwater Ecology

BIOE 439

Stream Ecology

BIOE 448

Terrestrial Plant Ecology

BIOE 451

Landscape Ecology

BIOE 453

Lake Ecology

BIOE 458

Forest and Fire Ecology

BIOO 335

Rocky Mountain Flora

BIOO 340

Biology and Mgmnt of Fishes

BIOO 433

Plant Physiology

FORS 202

Forest Mensuration

FORS 330

Forest Ecology

FORS 331

Wildland Fuel Management

FORS 333

Fire Ecology

FORS 347

Multiple Resource Silviculture

GEO 420

Hydrogeology

GEO 460

Process Geomorphology

NRSM 385

Watershed Hydrology

NRSM 408

Global Cycles and Climate

NRSM 415

Environmental Soil Science

NRSM 418

Ecosystem Climatology

NRSM 455

Riparian Ecology & Management

NRSM 462

Rangeland Ecology

WILD 470

Conserv of Wildlife Populatns

WILD 485

Aquatic Invertebrate Ecology

Total Hours

3-5

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Social Science Electives

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

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

ECNS 433

Economics of the Environment

FORS 320

Forest Environmental Economics

GPHY 335

Water Policy

NRSM 326

Climate and Society

NRSM 349E

Climate Change Ethics/Policy

NRSM 379

Collab in Nat Res Decisions

NRSM 422

Nat Res Policy/Administration

NRSM 475

Environment & Development

NRSM 389E

Ethics and Sustainability

PTRM 482

Wilderness & Protected Area Management

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-