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Natural Resources Management AAS Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 64
Program Start: Fall

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

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

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Semester 1
CNS-107 Outdoor Recreation Techniques 1 $301.00
CNS-110 Equipment Operation and Safety 2 $427.00
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation O 3 $623.00
CNS-204 Native Vegetation 3 $653.00
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- O E 3 $603.00
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3 $603.00
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- O E 3 $603.00
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra -OR- 4 $804.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- O E 3 $603.00
Math Elective 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 2
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science -OR- 3 $624.00
BIO-113 General Biology II 4 $819.00
AGA-284 Pesticide Application Certification -OR- 3 $649.00
BIO-112 General Biology I 4 $819.00
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3 $634.00
CNS-104 Outdoor Recreation II 1 $351.00
CNS-108 Wildlife Identification 3 $668.00
CNS-143 Fire Management 3 $658.00
CNS-180 Principles of Interpretation -OR- 2 $562.00
ENG-106 Composition II O E 3 $603.00
Total Credits 18

Semester 3
CNS-136 Aquatic Management 3 $658.00
CNS-138 Woodland Management 3 $683.00
CNS-205 Advanced Outdoor Recreation Techniques 1 $601.00
CNS-228 Natural Areas Management 3 $733.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- O E 3 $603.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $603.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology O E 3 $603.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $603.00
Total Credits 16

Semester 4
AGT-805 Employment Experience 5 $1005.00
CNS-109 Wildlife Ecology 3 $603.00
CNS-134 Wildlife Management 4 $879.00
CNS-200 Conservation Biology 3 $653.00
Total Credits 15

Math Electives
MAT-121 College Algebra 4 $804.00
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $804.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $603.00
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $804.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $804.00
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 $804.00
MAT-772 Applied Math 3 $603.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2020–2021 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Academic/College Success Advisor

Cody Chesmore
Bremer Hall 124
319-296-2329 ext.1223
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Program Advisor

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

Connie Smith
Buchanan Hall 128
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Business and Applied Technologies

Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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