Rangeland Sciences Undergraduate Major (BS, HBS)

Also available via Ecampus.

Departmental requirements may be utilized to satisfy baccalaureate core and non-departmental minor requirements.

Baccalaureate Core 1
Select 51 credits
Skills Courses
Fitness
HHS 231*LIFETIME FITNESS FOR HEALTH2
Select one of the following:1
*LIFETIME FITNESS
Approved Physical Activity Course (PAC)
Mathematics
Met with Rangeland Sciences General Sciences, Math and Statistics.4
Speech
Select one of the following:3
*PUBLIC SPEAKING
*ARGUMENT AND CRITICAL DISCOURSE
*INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
Writing I
WR 121*ENGLISH COMPOSITION (Must be taken in first 45 credits)3
Writing II
WR 327*TECHNICAL WRITING3
Perspective Courses 2,3
Biological Science (Lecture/Lab)
Met with Rangeland Sciences General Sciences, Math and Statistics.
Cultural Diversity (CD)
Select 3 credits 33
Literature and the Arts (LA)
Select 3 credits 33
Physical Science (Lecture/Lab or Lab)
Met with Rangeland Sciences General Sciences, Math and Statistics.1
Social Processes and Institutions (SPI)
Met with Rangeland Sciences General Sciences, Math and Statistics.3
Western Culture (WC)
Select 3 credits 33
Difference, Power, and Discrimination Courses (DPD)
Select 3 credits 33
Synthesis Courses
Select 6 credits 46
Contemporary Global Issues (CGI)
Select 3 credits 33
Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
Select 3 credits 33
Writing Intensive Course (WIC)
Select one of the following:3
^WRITING IN AGRICULTURE
^ETHICAL ISSUES IN ANIMAL AGRICULTURE
*^ENVIRONMENTAL CASE STUDIES
^WILDLIFE IN AGRICULTURAL ECOSYSTEMS
^CLIMATOLOGY
Rangeland Sciences
RNG 341RANGELAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT3
RNG 351RANGE ECOLOGY I-GRASSLANDS3
RNG 352RANGE ECOLOGY II-SHRUBLANDS3
RNG 353WILDLAND PLANT IDENTIFICATION4
RNG 355DESERT WATERSHED MANAGEMENT4
RNG 421WILDLAND RESTORATION AND ECOLOGY4
RNG 441RANGELAND ANALYSIS4
RNG 442RANGELAND-ANIMAL RELATIONS4
RNG 490RANGELAND MANAGEMENT PLANNING4
Plants, Soil and Animals
ANS 313APPLIED ANIMAL NUTRITION: FEEDS AND RATION FORMULATION4
or ANS 312 FEEDSTUFFS AND RATION FORMULATION
Select one of the following:3-4
SHEEP PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
GRAZING LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION (Ecampus only)
BEEF PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
BI 370ECOLOGY3
or BOT 341 PLANT ECOLOGY
BOT 321PLANT SYSTEMATICS4
BOT 331PLANT PHYSIOLOGY4
or BOT 488 ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY OF PLANTS
BOT 414AGROSTOLOGY4
CROP 310FORAGE PRODUCTION4
FW 251PRINCIPLES OF FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION3
Select one of the following:4
SOIL 205
SOIL 206
SOIL SCIENCE
and *SOIL SCIENCE LABORATORY FOR SOIL 205
4
or CSS 305 PRINCIPLES OF SOIL SCIENCE
SOIL 366ECOSYSTEMS OF WILDLAND SOILS (Ecampus only)3-4
or SOIL 466 SOIL MORPHOLOGY AND CLASSIFICATION
Economics and Natural Resources
FOR 111INTRODUCTION TO FORESTRY3
ECON 201*INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS4
or AEC 250 *INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY
AEC 351*NATURAL RESOURCE ECONOMICS AND POLICY3
or AEC 352 *ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND POLICY
General Science, Math and Statistics
Select one of the following groups:12
Group A: Principles of Biology
*PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
*PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
*PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
Group B: Introductory Biology
*INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I
*INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY II
*INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY III
CH 121GENERAL CHEMISTRY5
CH 122*GENERAL CHEMISTRY5
CH 130GENERAL CHEMISTRY OF LIVING SYSTEMS4
GEOG 102*PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY4
MTH 111*COLLEGE ALGEBRA4
MTH 241*CALCULUS FOR MANAGEMENT AND SOCIAL SCIENCE4
Free Electives
Select a maximum of 12 credits of free electives12
Total Hours180-182

Major Code: 292