The Master of Natural Resources Stewardship (M.N.R.S.), Plan C, Forest Sciences Specialization is a coursework-intensive professional master’s degree. It provides students with a broad natural resources education and specialized resource management expertise in forest sciences. 

Effective Fall 2018

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
Forest Sciences Specialization
Select a minimum of 9 credits from the following:9
Forest Health Issues
Forest Stand Management
Urban and Community Forestry
Ecophysiology of Trees
Advanced Quantitative Methods in Forestry II
Forest Fire Meteorology and Behavior
Silvicultural Practices
Multiple Resources Silviculture
Fire Ecology
Ecology of Forest Production
Forest Policy
Forest Biogeography and Climate Change
Forest and Range Soils
Electives 17
Program Total Credits:30

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