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: 2020-21

Summary

Lower-Division Required Courses

3

Upper-Division Required Courses

3

Ecology Courses

3

Practicum or Planning Course

3

Meteorology or Climate Course

3

Measurements & Analysis Electives

3

Natural/Management Science Electives

3

Social Science Electives

3

Total Hours

24


Lower-Division Required Course

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

FORS 230

Fire Management & Environmental Change

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Required Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

FORS 333

Fire Ecology

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Ecology Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

BIOE 370

General Ecology

FORS 330

Forest Ecology

NRSM 462

Rangeland Ecology

Total Hours

3

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

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

FORS 440

Forest Stand Management

FORS 495

Wildland RxFire Practicum

FORS 498

Internship (must be approved by fire minor advisor)

NRSM 495

Ecosystem Science and Restoration Practicum

PTRM 485

Recreation Planning

WILD 480

The Upshot--Appld Wildlife Mgt

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Meteorology or Climate Course

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

ERTH 303N

Weather and Climate

NRSM 418

Ecosystem Climatology

Total Hours

0

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Measurements & Analysis Electives

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

FORS 202

Forest Mensuration

FORS 350

Forestry Apps of GIS

FORS 351

Env Remote Sensing

Total Hours

3

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

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

FORS 331

Wildland Fuel Management

FORS 347

Multiple Resource Silviculture

FORS 349

Practice of Silviculture

GPHY 317

Geomorphology

NRSM 385

Watershed Hydrology

NRSM 465

Foundations of Restoration Ecology

WILD 370

Wildlife Habitat Cons & Mgmt

Total Hours

3

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

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

FORS 320

Forest Environmental Economics

NASX 303E

Ecological Perspectives in Native American Traditions

NRSM 379

Collab in Nat Res Decisions

NRSM 389E

Ethics and Sustainability

NRSM 422

Nat Res Policy/Administration

PTRM 482

Wilderness & Protected Area Management

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-