Natural Resources

Natural Resources

Overview

Natural Resources and Environment offers a master of science degree with options (focuses) in environmental conservation (including natural resource policy, conservation biology and sustainability); forestry;  water resources  (including ecosystem ecology and land-water interactions);  wildlife (including habitat management and conservation), and TIDES.  In addition, a general track is available for students whose work crosses disciplinary boundaries and does not fit in an existing option.

Degree Options

Student are required to take at least 30 credits for the forestry, environmental conservation, general, water resources, and wildlife options.   Coursework includes one statistics course, one research methods course, and one current issues seminar.  Student must also complete a thesis or directed research report.