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Option Wildland Fire Ecology Undergraduate 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 the nature of fire in wildland ecosystems. It includes an understanding of the dynamics of fire behavior and post-fire response.



No more than 24 credits from one department; no more than 20 lower-division credits.

Foundations in Wildland Fire and Recovery (21 Credits)

FES/FW 445. Ecological Restoration (4)
   or RNG 421. Wildland Restoration and Ecology (4)
FES 454. Managing at the Wildland-Urban Interface (3)
FOR 346. Topics in Wildland Fire (3)
FOR 436. Wildland Fire Science and Management (4)
FOR 441. Silviculture Principles (4)
FOR 446. Wildland Fire Ecology (3) [Terminated winter 2017]

Ecological and Natural Resource Electives (Choose 19 credits)

BOT 415. Forest Insect and Disease Management (5)
BOT 442. Plant Population Ecology (3)
CROP 440. Weed Management (4)
FES 342. Forest Types of the Northwest (3)
FES/FW 452. Biodiversity Conservation in Managed Forests (3)
FW 458. Mammal Conservation and Management (4)
SOIL 466. Soil Morphology and Classification (4)
SOIL 468. Soil Landscape Analysis (4)

The following courses in the NR Core and Breadth are required prerequisites for courses in this option:

CSS 205. *Soil Science (4)
   or CSS 305. Principles of Soil Science (4)
   or SOIL 205. *Soil Science (3) and FOR 206. *Forest Soils Laboratory for SOIL 205 (1) or SOIL 206. *Soil Science Laboratory for SOIL 205 (1)

Total=40


Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)


Option Code: 687




 
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