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Option Wildland Fire Ecology 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 20 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/FW/RNG 346. Topics in Wildland Fire (3)
FOR/RNG 436. Wildland Fire Science and Management (4)
FOR 441. Silviculture Principles (4)
FOR/FW/RNG 446. Wildland Fire Ecology (3)

Ecological and Natural Resource Electives (Choose 19 credits)

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

Additional Courses Required in Natural Resources Core and Breadth

CSS 205. *Soil Science (4) [Taught at EOU LaGrande only]  
   or CSS 305. Principles of Soil Science (4) [Taught at EOU LaGrande only]
   or  SOIL 205. *Soil Science (4) [Becomes 3 credits winter 2015] 
      and
FOR 206. *Soil Science Lab for SOIL 205 (1) or  SOIL 206. *Soil Science Lab for SOIL 205 (1)

Total=40


Footnotes:

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


Option Code: 687




 
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