Natural Resources Management

Natural Resources Management – Diploma Courses

Award: Diploma
Program Start: Fall, Spring
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time

The Diploma program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses. The following list of courses is from the current catalog year, organized in the suggested sequence of study for a full-time student, and is subject to change.

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

If you are a current student your program requirements may be different than those listed for the current catalog year. View your Program Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and to search and register for classes.

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

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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
CNS106 Wildlife Ecology 4
CNS143 Fire Management -OR- 3
CHM122 Introduction to General Chemistry -OR- 4
CHM165 General Chemistry I 4
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3
Math Elective
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3

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


Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 104
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Program Advisor

Terri Rogers
Bremer Hall 101-G
319-296-2329 ext.1311
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Ray Beets
Butler Hall 104-A
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