This Master of Natural Resources Stewardship (M.N.R.S.) is a coursework-intensive professional master’s degree. It provides students with a broad natural resources education and specialized resource management expertise in rangeland ecology and management. 

Effective Fall 2017

Core Courses
Select one course from the following: 3
Advanced Quantitative Methods in Forestry I
Natural Resource Inventory and Data Analysis
Rangeland Ecosystem Sampling
NR 444Fire Economics and Policy3
or NR 568 Economics of Forests, Restoration and Fire
NR 567Analysis of Environmental Impact3
NR 578Ecology of Disturbed Lands3
NR 693Natural Resources Stewardship Seminar2
Rangeland Ecology and Management Specialization
Select a minimum 9 credits from the following: 9
Community-Based Natural Resource Management
Rangeland Herbivore Ecology and Management
Advanced Rangeland Management
World Grassland Ecogeography
Range Animal Production and Management
Riparian Ecology and Management
Ecology of Grasslands and Shrublands
Primary Production and Decomposition
No more than two of the following five courses may count towards the 9 credits above:
Pedology
Forest and Range Soils
Soil Microbiology
Soil-Plant-Nutrient Relationships
Foundations of Soil Science
Electives 17
Program Total Credits:30

A minimum of 30 credits are required to complete this program. 

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Select courses with approval of advisor and graduate committee.