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Option Human Dimensions in Natural Resources Option  

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



The student will develop an understanding of the interconnectedness of human behavior and natural resource issues. Includes skills and knowledge to better understand the cultural, social, and philosophical issues associated with natural resources.



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

Ethical Issues

Select 6 credits from the following:
ANTH 110. *Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
BI/FES/TOX 435. *Genes and Chemicals in Agriculture: Value and Risk (3)
PHL 201. *Introduction to Philosophy (4)
PHL 205. *Ethics (4)
PHL 439. Philosophy of Nature (3)
PHL 440. Environmental Ethics (3)
PHL 443. *World Views and Environmental Values (3)
PHL 470. Philosophy of Science (3)

Management and Communication Issues

Select 13 credits from the following:
ANS/FES/FW/SOC 485. *Consensus and Natural Resources (3)
AREC/AEC 253. *Environmental Law, Policy, and Economics (4)
AREC/AEC 351. *Natural Resource Economics and Policy (3)
AREC/AEC 352. *Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
FES 351. Recreation Behavior and Management (4)
FES 352. Wilderness Management (3)
FES 355. Management for Multiple Resource Values (3)
FES 365. *Issues in Natural Resources Conservation (3)
FOR/FW/RNG 446. Wildland Fire Ecology (3)
FW 251. Principles of Fish and Wildlife Conservation (3)
FW 326. Integrated Watershed Management (3)

Social Issues (21 credits)

Required background course
SOC 204. *Introduction to Sociology (3)

Select 18 credits from the following:
ANTH 481. *Natural Resources and Community Values (3)
AREC/AEC 432. Environmental Law (4)
FW 340. *Multicultural Perspectives in Natural Resources (3)
FW 350. *Endangered Species, Society, and Sustainability (3)
GEO 300. *Sustainability for the Common Good (3)
HST 481. *Environmental History of the U.S. (4)
PS 475. Environmental Politics and Policy (4)
SOC 360. *Population Trends and Policy (4)
SOC 454. *Leisure and Culture (4)
SOC 456. *Science and Technology in Social Context (4)
SOC 480. *Environmental Sociology (4)
SOC 481. *Society and Natural Resources (4)
WGSS 440. *Women and Natural Resources (3)
WGSS 450. Ecofeminism (3)

Total=40


Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed - Signifies that the Major/Option can be completed thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

Option Code: 675




 
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