Natural Resources Management AAS Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 65
Program Start: Fall, Spring

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

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

Courses are subject to change.

General education course.
Non-transfer general education course.
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

Semester 1
CNS-107 Outdoor Recreation Techniques 1
CNS-110 Equipment Operation and Safety ** -OR-
Offered fall semester only
2
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry -OR- Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4
CHM-165 General Chemistry I 4
CNS-121 Environmental Conservation Course offered 100% online 3 Gen Ed
CNS-204 Native Vegetation 3
ENG-105 Composition I -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace 3
MAT-102 Intermediate Algebra -OR- 4 Gen Ed
MAT-772 Applied Math * -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAT-122 College Algebra 5
Math Electives 3
Total Credits 16

* Preferred Math course.
** May take CNS-110 and CNS-143, or CHM-122, or CHM-165.

Semester 2
AGA-154 Fundamentals of Soil Science -OR- 3
BIO-113 General Biology II 4
AGA-284 Pesticide Application Certification -OR- 3
BIO-112 General Biology I 4
AGP-340 Foundations of GIS and GPS 3
CNS-104 Outdoor Recreation II 1
CNS-108 Wildlife Identification 3
CNS-143 Fire Management ** -OR-
Offered spring semester only
3
CHM-122 Introduction to General Chemistry -OR- Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 4
CHM-165 General Chemistry I 4
CNS-180 Principles of Interpretation 2
Total Credits 18

** May take CNS-110 and CNS-143, or CHM-122, or CHM-165.

Semester 3
CNS-136 Aquatic Management -OR- 3
CNS-138 Woodland Management -OR- 3
ENG-106 Composition II Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
CNS-138 Woodland Management -OR- 3
CNS-136 Aquatic Management -OR- 3
ENG-106 Composition II Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
CNS-205 Advanced Outdoor Recreation Techniques 1
CNS-228 Natural Areas Management 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
Total Credits 16

Semester 4
AGT-805 Employment Experience 5
CNS-109 Wildlife Ecology 3
CNS-134 Wildlife Management -OR- 4
CNS-929 Individual Projects 1
CNS-200 Conservation Biology 3
Total Credits 15

Math Electives
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 Gen Ed
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 Gen Ed
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 Gen Ed
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 Gen Ed
MAT-219 Calculus III 4 Gen Ed

Student Success Specialist

De'Carlos Anderson
Butler Hall 122
319-296-2329 ext.1228
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Program Advisor

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

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
319-296-4011
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Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology

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Butler Hall 131A
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