Human Dimensions in Natural Resources Option

Also available via Ecampus.

 

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

No more than 24 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/REL 443. *World Views and Environmental Values (3)
PHL 470. Philosophy of Science (3)

Management and Communication Issues

Select 13 credits from the following:
AEC 253. *Environmental Law, Policy, and Economics (4)
AEC 351. *Natural Resource Economics and Policy (3)
AEC/ECON 352. *Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
FES 355. Management for Multiple Resource Values (3)
FES 365. *Issues in Natural Resources Conservation (3) Ecampus only
FES 440. Wildland Fire Ecology (3)
FES 485. *Consensus and Natural Resources (3) 
FW 251. Principles of Fish and Wildlife Conservation (3)
FW 326. Integrated Watershed Management (3)
NR 202. Natural Resource Problems and Solutions (3)
TRAL 351. Outdoor Recreation Management on Public Lands (3)
TRAL 352. Wilderness Management (3)

Social Issues (21 credits)

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

Select 18 credits from the following:
AEC 432. Environmental Law (4)
ANTH 477. Ecological Anthropology (4)
ANTH 481. *Natural Resources and Community Values (3)
FW 340. *Multicultural Perspectives in Natural Resources (3)
FW 350. *Endangered Species, Society, and Sustainability (3)
GEOG 300. *Sustainability for the Common Good (3)
HST 481. *Environmental History of the United States (4)
NR 312. Critical Thinking for Natural Resource Challenges (3)
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)
SUS 350. *Sustainable Communities (4)
WGSS 440. *Women and Natural Resources (3)
WGSS 450. Ecofeminism (3)

Total=40


Footnote:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)


Option Code: 675