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ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN NATURAL RESOURCES

An associate of science degree in Natural Resources provides a foundation in the natural sciences, with a focus on the biological and physical science aspects of managing natural resources. Emphasis is also on the social, cultural and economic aspects of managing natural resources and the environment.

Advising Sheets

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Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Class Description Credits
Communication
ENG 150 Introduction to Literature 3
ENG 151 Freshman Compostion 3
SPH 153 Introduction to Speech 3
Total: 9
Information & Technology Literacy
ICT 150 Introduction to Computers 3
Total: 3
Critical Thinking (GEO 3: A, B, C)
MAT 151 Intermediate Algebra 3
PHSCI 150/150L Physical Science 4
Total: 7
Global Awareness & Cultural Competence
Select one 3 credit course from the following options and HIS 162 for a total of six (6) credits
HIS 150 American History I 3
HIS 151 American History II 3
HIS 170 World Civilization I 3
HIS 171 World Civilization II 3
HIS 162 Pacific History
(required)
3
Total: 6
Personal Development & Responsibility
PSY 150 Introduction to Psychology 3
Total: 3
Total GER Credits: 28

Core Foundational Requirements

Class Description Credits
BIO 155/155L Ecology & Lab 4
Total Core Foundational Requirement Credits: 8

Co-Foundational Requirements

Class Description Credits
AGR 100 I Practical Job Experience I 1
AGR 100 II Practical Job Experience II 1
AGR 152 Survey of Community & Natural Resources 3
AGR 197 Poly. Cultural & Natural Resource Learning Project 4
NRS 180 Forests & Agroforestry 4
NRS 200 Natural Resources 4
NRS 250 Environmental Studies 3
Total Co-Foundational Requirement Credits: 20

Program Requirements

Class Description Credits
MAT 260 Introduction to Statistics 3
BIO 181/181L Biology II & Lab 4
MSC 160 or
MSC 200
Natural Marine Resources
Intro to Aquaculture
3
CHM 151/151L Biology II & Lab 4
Total Core Foundational Requirement Credits: 14

Total Credits

Class Credits
General Education Requirements 28
Core Foundational Requirements 4
Co-Foundational Requirements 20
Program Requirements 14
Total Credits: 66