Rangeland Science Option
This option is offered within the following major(s):
Rangeland science is about the study and sustainable management of landscapes across a variety of biomes from the very arid such as deserts to the moderately mesic such as grasslands. Students working in rangeland ecosystems will gain knowledge and skills to bolster their career success.
Note: Completion of the Rangeland Ecology and Management minor alone does not qualify students for rangeland conservationist positions with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
28 credits are required for the option; 15 of which must be at the upper-division level.
|ANS 435||APPLIED ANIMAL BEHAVIOR||3|
|ANS 436||SHEEP PRODUCTION SYSTEMS||3|
|ANS 445||BEEF PRODUCTION SYSTEMS||4|
|RNG 341||RANGELAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT||3|
|RNG 355||DESERT WATERSHED MANAGEMENT||4|
|RNG 421||WILDLAND RESTORATION AND ECOLOGY||4|
|or RNG 441||RANGELAND ANALYSIS|
|RNG 442||RANGELAND-ANIMAL RELATIONS||4|
|RNG 490||RANGELAND MANAGEMENT PLANNING||4|
|Prerequisites and/or Other Recommended Course Work|
|BEEF/DAIRY INDUSTRIES (Prerequisite for ANS 445)|
|SMALL RUMINANT/SWINE INDUSTRIES (Prerequisite for ANS 436)|
|WILDLAND PLANT IDENTIFICATION|
|RIPARIAN ECOHYDROLOGY AND MANAGEMENT|
|PASTORAL SYSTEMS OF THE WORLD|
Option Code: 712