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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management B.S.
Sub-plan: Conservation and Resource Management
Sample Plan: Conservation and Resource Management
Total Credits: 120.0
The sample plan below shows you one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Your academic plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements, if you have multiple course options to choose from in your major, or if courses don't fit your schedule in a given term. Use Graduation Planner to make your customized plan, and work with your academic adviser to ensure that you are on track to graduate on time.
Year 1 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
ESPM 1001 - Freshmen Orientation to Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Management : 1.0 cr
MATH 1142 - Short Calculus : 4.0 cr : MATH
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
Freshman Seminar 2.0 cr
CHEM 1061 - Chemical Principles I : 3.0 cr : PHYS
CHEM 1065 - Chemical Principles I Laboratory : 1.0 cr : PHYS
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 14.0 cr
COMM 1101 - Introduction to Public Speaking : 3.0 cr : CIV
BIOL 1009 - General Biology : 4.0 cr : BIOL
ESPM 1011 - Issues in the Environment : 3.0 cr : ENV
SOIL 2125 - Basic Soil Science : 4.0 cr : PHYS, ENV : Preferred Course
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
ESPM 3012 - Statistical Methods for Environmental Scientists and Managers : 4.0 cr : MATH
PMB 2022 - General Botany : 3.0 cr
CHEM 1062 - Chemical Principles II : 3.0 cr : PHYS
CHEM 1066 - Chemical Principles II Laboratory : 1.0 cr : PHYS
LE (Historical Perspectives, Writing Intensive - Lower Division) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
ESPM 2021 - Environmental Sciences: Integrated Problem Solving : 3.0 cr
ESPM 3241W - Natural Resource and Environmental Policy : 3.0 cr : SOCS, CIV, WI
ESPM 3221 - Soil Conservation and Land-Use Management : 3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
ESPM 3261 - Economics and Natural Resources Management : 4.0 cr : SOCS, ENV
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 14.0 cr
ESPM 3000 - Seminar on Current Issues for ESPM : 1.0 cr
ESPM 3108 - Ecology of Managed Systems : 3.0 cr : ENV
LE (Diversity and Soc Justice US) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
FNRM 3131 - Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for Natural Resources : 4.0 cr : TS
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
ESPM 4096 - Professional Experience Program: Internship : 1.0 cr
ESPM 3221 - Soil Conservation and Land-Use Management : 3.0 cr
FNRM 5153 - Forest Hydrology & Watershed Biogeochemistry : 3.0 cr
LE (Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
LE (Arts/Humanities) :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
ESPM 4041W - Problem Solving for Environmental Change : 4.0 cr : WI
ESPM 3101 - Conservation of Plant Biodiversity : 3.0 cr
ESPM 4601 - Environmental Pollution : 3.0 cr
LE (Literature) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
ESPM 4061W - Water Quality and Natural Resources : 3.0 cr : ENV, WI
ESPM 3111 - Hydrology and Water Quality Field Methods : 3.0 cr
ESPM 3202W - Environmental Conflict Management, Leadership, and Planning : 3.0 cr : WI
FNRM 3411 - Managing Forest Ecosystems: Silviculture : 3.0 cr
FNRM 3262 - Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis of Natural Resources and Environment : 3.0 cr