Natural Resources Management

Natural Resources Management – Diploma Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 34
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time
Program Start: Fall, Spring

The Natural Resources Management diploma option program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student.

Part-time students, visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

2015–2016 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Semester 1
AGC103 Ag Computers -OR- 3 $478.50
Any 3 credit course * 3  
CNS107 Outdoor Recreation Techniques 1 $259.50
CNS108 Wildlife Identification 3 $513.50
CNS121 Environmental Conservation 3 $498.50
CNS204 Native Vegetation 3 $478.50
ENG105 Composition I -OR- 3 $478.50
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 16
* Select any 3 credit course. This course is included in tech core and is not considered part of your 12 credits of general education requirements toward your degree.
Semester 2
AGH140 Equipment Operations 2 $319.00
CNS106 Wildlife Ecology 4 $638.00
CNS143 Fire Management -OR- 3 $573.50
CHM122 Introduction to General Chemistry -OR- 4 $638.00
CHM165 General Chemistry I 4 $638.00
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $478.50
Math Elective  
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $478.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $478.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $478.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $478.50

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Total Credits 18
Math Electives
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3 $478.50
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $797.50
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $638.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $478.50
MAT156 Statistics 3 $478.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $638.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $638.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $638.00

Course Cost Calculation:
2015–2016 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
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Program Advisor

Terri Rogers
Bremer Hall 111F
319-296-2329 ext.1311
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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