University College, Penn State DuBois (NAT R)
The natural resources minor can complement majors in the earth sciences and life sciences, and provides an introduction to field techniques and technical writing. Areas of specialized study can include, but are not limited to, environmental assessment, forest and wetland evaluation and management, and wildlife management. Professional opportunities include work in environmental monitoring, such as endangered species and wetland delineation, restoration of disturbed land, and management of forested lands and wildlife areas.
A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.
Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 18 credits
SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (18 credits)
In consultation with a natural resources adviser:
Select 3 credits in 100-level forest technology (Sem: 1-2)
Select 3 credits in 100-level wildlife technology (Sem: 1-2)
Select 6 credits of 200-level forest technology or wildlife technology (Sem: 3-4)
Select 6 credits of 400-level geography or geosciences courses (Sem: 5-8)
Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2006
Blue Sheet Item #: 34-04-068
Review Date: 1/17/06