Natural Resources Management

Natural Resources Management – Transfer Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 64
Enrollment Status: Full-time or part-time
Program Start: Fall, Spring

The Natural Resources Management transfer 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.

2016–2017 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

Semester 1
CNS107 Outdoor Recreation Techniques 1 $268.50
CNS110 Equipment Operation and Safety * -OR- 2 $337.00
CHM122 Introduction to General Chemistry -OR- 4 $674.00
CHM165 General Chemistry I 4 $674.00
CNS121 Environmental Conservation 3 $525.50
CNS204 Native Vegetation 3 $505.50
ENG105 Composition I -OR- 3 $505.50
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $505.50
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $505.50
Math Elective  

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Total Credits 15
* Students may take CNS110 and CNS143, or CHM122, or CHM165.
Semester 2
AGA154 Fundamentals of Soil Science -OR- 3 $505.50
BIO113 General Biology II 4 $674.00
AGA284 Pesticide Application Certification -OR- 3 $551.50
BIO112 General Biology I 4 $674.00
AGP340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $536.50
CNS104 Outdoor Recreation II 1 $268.50
CNS108 Wildlife Identification 3 $540.50
CNS143 Fire Management *-OR- 3 $605.50
CHM165 General Chemistry I -OR- 4 $674.00
CHM122 Introduction to General Chemistry 4 $674.00
CNS180 Principles of Interpretation 2 $337.00

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Total Credits 18
Semester 3
CNS136 Aquatic Management -OR- 3 $555.50
CNS138 Woodland Management -OR- 3 $555.50
ENG106 Composition II 3 $505.50
CNS136 Aquatic Management -OR- 3 $555.50
CNS138 Woodland Management -OR- 3 $555.50
ENG106 Composition II 3 $505.50
CNS205 Advanced Outdoor Recreation Techniques 1 $568.50
CNS228 Natural Areas Management 3 $555.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- 3 $505.50
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology 3 $505.50
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 16
Semester 4
AGT805 Employment Experience -OR- 5 $842.50
Math Elective  
CNS109 Wildlife Ecology 3 $505.50
CNS134 Wildlife Management -OR- 4 $724.00
CNS929 Individual Projects -OR- 1 $193.50
PHI105 Introduction to Ethics 3 $505.50
CNS200 Conservation Biology 3 $505.50

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Total Credits 15
Math Electives
MAT102 Intermediate Algebra 4 $674.00
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts 3 $505.50
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $842.50
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $674.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $505.50
MAT156 Statistics 3 $505.50
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $674.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $674.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $674.00

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 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
319-296-4011
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Program Advisor

Ryan Kurtz
Bremer Hall 111F
319-296-2329 ext.1312
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Dean

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
319-296-4042
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