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Option Ecological Restoration Option  

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This option is offered within the following major(s):
Natural Resources - College of Forestry



This option will help students understand complexities associated with restoration of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and how restoration decisions involve significant interactions between ecological and social systems.



No more than 20 credits from one department; no more than 20 lower-division credits.

Required Courses (29–30 credits)

BOT 321. Plant Systematics (4)
CSS/SOIL 466. Soil Morphology and Classification (4)
FES/FW 445. Ecological Restoration (4)
GEO 423. Land Use in the American West (3)
CH 122. *General Chemistry (5)
   or CH 232. *General Chemistry (4) and CH 262. *Laboratory for Chemistry 232 (1)
FOR/RNG 436. Wildland Fire Science and Management (4)
   or FOR/FW/RNG 446. Wildland Fire Ecology (3)
FW 479. Wetlands and Riparian Ecology (3)
   or RNG 455. Riparian Ecology and Management (3)
Z 345. *Introduction to Evolution (3)
   or CSS/PBG 430. Plant Genetics (3)

Social and Ethical Considerations

Choose one course from below:
PHL 440. Environmental Ethics (3)
PHL 443. *World Views and Environmental Values (3)
SOC 480. *Environmental Sociology (4)
SOC 481. *Society and Natural Resources (4)


Ecological and Natural Resource Electives

Choose a minimum of 8 credits:
BOT/FES 415. Forest Insect and Disease Management (5)
BOT 488. Environmental Physiology of Plants (3)
CSS/CROP 440. Weed Management (4)
CSS/SOIL 468. Soil Landscape Analysis (4)
FOR 441. Silviculture Principles (4)
FW 320. Introductory Population Dynamics (4)
FW 321. Applied Community and Ecosystem Ecology (3)
FW 426. Coastal Ecology and Resource Management (5)
FW 451. Avian Conservation and Management (3)
FW 453. Forest Management and Wildlife Conservation (3)[Terminated spring 2014]
FW 454. ^Fishery Biology (4)
FW 456. Limnology (5)
FW 458. Mammal Conservation and Management (4)
FW 464. Marine Conservation Biology (3)
FW 473. Fish Ecology (4)
FW 481. Wildlife Ecology (4)
RNG 421. Wildland Restoration and Ecology (4)
Z 351. Marine Ecology (3)


Total=40–42


Option Code: 663




 
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