Natural Resources Specialty Option (40 credits)
Incorporated in a student’s course of study is the specialty option, 40 credits that support an academic theme related to natural resources. It is in the specialty option that the student develops depth and a particular focus on natural resources.
Individualized Specialty Options
If you are interested in creating your own specialty area, discuss this with your advisor as soon as possible. The advisor will be able to guide you in creating an option that works for you and satisfies the program requirements.
Student-designed specialty options must:
- contain at least 20 credits of upper-division courses
- consist of a minimum of 40 credits, encompassing at least three departments, with not more than 24 credits from one department
- have course work that reflects stated knowledge and skill "goals"
- not come close to "duplicating" existing majors