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: 2019-2020

Summary

Lower-Division Required Courses9-10
Upper-Division Required Courses9-11
Natural Science Electives3-5
Social Science Electives3
Total Hours24-29

Lower-Division Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
NRSM 210NSoils, Water and Climate3
NRSM 265Elements of Ecological Restoration3
Complete one of the following courses:3-4
FORS 201
Forest Biometrics
STAT 216
Introduction to Statistics
WILD 240
Intro to Biostatistics
Total Hours9-10
Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper-Division Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
NRSM 385Watershed Hydrology3
or BIOO 335 Rocky Mountain Flora
NRSM 465Foundations of Restoration Ecology3
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 Hours9-11

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.

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
Ecology of Small & Large Lakes
BIOE 458
Forest and Grassland Ecol
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 Hours3-5

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.

Complete one of the following courses:3
ECNS 433
Economics of the Environment
FORS 320
Forest Environmental Economics
GPHY 335
Water Policy
NRSM 349E
Climate Change Ethics/Policy
NRSM 379
Collab in Nat Res Decisions
NRSM 422
Nat Res Policy/Administration
NRSM 426
Climate and Society
NRSM 475
Environment & Development
NRSM 389E
Ethics Forestry & Conservation
PTRM 482
Wilderness & Protected Area Management
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-