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2014-2015 University Catalog 
    
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Natural Resources and Environmental Science: Land Resources Concentration, BS


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About the Program

Natural Resources and Environmental Science (multiple concentrations). Understand the interactions of living organisms and their relationships to soils, water, and air. Natural Resources and Environmental Science is an interdisciplinary science-based program with concentration areas in Air Quality, Environmental Policy Analysis and Economics, Land Resources, Water Quality, or a student-derived focus area. NRES graduates work for businesses, industries, non-profits, and governmental agencies. Others continue their education in environmental law, teaching, or working in research.

Concentrations include:

  • Air Quality
  • Environmental Policy and Analysis
  • Land Resources
  • Student Initiated
  • Water Quality

Natural Resources and Environmental Science (multiple concentrations) Website

Summary of Program Requirements

The Summary of Program Requirements for Natural Resources and Environmental Science-Land Resources  is a comprehensive list of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. Unlike the full Detailed Program Requirements listed below, complete lists of selectives for any given category are not shown. These summaries are intended to be printer-friendly and less expansive in detail.

Detailed Program Requirements

Please see below for detailed program requirements and possible selective fulfillments.

120 cedits required for graduation

Departmental/Program Major Courses (108 credits)


Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (101 credits)


(See Advising Resources)

Electives (12 credits)


  • Elective - Credit Hours: 12.00

University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning

120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree


2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree


College of Agriculture & University Level Requirements


  • 2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree
  • 32 Upper division credits taken from Purdue
  • 9 credits International Understanding
  • 3 credits Multicultural Awareness
  • 9 credits of Hum and/or Social Sciences outside the College of Agriculture

14 Credits


16 Credits


17 Credits


Spring 2nd Year


15 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


  • Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, or Statistics Selective - Credit Hours: 6.00
  • Ecology Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Land Resources Selective - Credit Hours: 6.00

15 Credits


15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


  • AGRY 38500 - Environmental Soil Chemistry
  • Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, or Statistics Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Humanities or Social Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Written or Oral Communication Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

16 Credits


Spring 4th Year


  • AGRY 33700 - Environmental Hydrology
  • Land Resources Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Humanities or Social Science Selective (30000+ level) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 3.00

12 Credits


Note


120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.

2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

Consultation with an advisor may result in an altered plan customized for an individual student.

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

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