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Online Courses


Eligible Courses for Core Competencies:


Human Dimensions (3-credits)

Spring
ENVS 6010: Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management (3, USU) (syllabus)

Fall
ENVS 4110/6110: Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management (3, USU) (syllabus)
FOR 6543: Natural Resource Economics & Valuation (3, U of Fl) (syllabus)

 

Ecological Foundations (3-credits)

Fall
NR 6570: Ecological Foundations of Natural Resources (3, USU) (syllabus)
NR 6900: Management of Range Ecosystems (3, USU) (syllabus)

Spring
WILD 6900: Wildfire Ecology Management (3, USU)
WATS 6310: Wetland Ecology and Management (3, USU) (offered odd years- blended-online/in person only MUST come to Logan in May for a week)

 

Quantitative Methods (3-credits)

Spring
NR 6580: Data Analysis and Programming for NR Managers (3, USU) (syllabus)
WILD 6580: Data Mgmt & Manipulation using R (1, USU) (syllabus)

Fall
WILD 6400: Ecology of Animal Population (3, USU) (syllabus)
WATS 6650: Principles of Fisheries Management (3, USU) (syllabus) (offered odd years)
WILD 6580: Data Mgmt & Manipulation using R (1, USU) (syllabus)

 

Policy and Administration (3-credits)

Fall
ENVS 6310: Introduction to Environmental Federal Laws and Policy (3, USU) (syllabus)
ENVS 6530: Natural Resource Administration (3, USU) (syllabus)
NEPA COURSES - take 3 credits

 

Spatial Information Management (3-credits)

Summer
NR 6910: Geographic Information Systems for Natural Resource Applications (3, USU) (syllabus)
NR 6940: Principles of Remote Sensing of Natural Resources (3, USU) (syllabus)

Spring
NR 6910: Geographic Information Systems for Natural Resource Applications (3, USU) (syllabus)
NR 6940: Principles of Remote Sensing of Natural Resources (3, USU) (syllabus)
NR 6950: Geospatial Analysis with R (3, USU) (syllabus)
NR 6930: Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3, USU) (syllabus

Fall
NR 6910: Geographic Information Systems for Natural Resource Applications (3, USU) (syllabus)
NR 6940: Principles of Remote Sensing of Natural Resources (3, USU) (syllabus)
NR 6900: GST:Python Programming for GIS (3, USU) 


Additional Course Options (3-credits)

Spring
ENVS 4610/6610: Foundations of Environmental Education (3, USU) (syllabus) (NOT OFFERED SPRING 2019)

Fall
ENVS 4620/6620: Environmental Education Practicum (4, USU) (syllabus)
NR 6900: Forestry & Watershed Management (3, USU) (syllabus)

Spring/Fall
NEPA 6310: Technical Writing (1, USU/Shipley Group) (contact Melanie Conrad to register)
*The Technical Writing course is a two-day webinar offered through the Shipley Group.

Short Course options

Integrative Capstone (3-6 credits)

Spring/Summer/Fall
NR 6600: Integrative Capstone Experience (3-6, USU)
** Once you've registered for the capstone course go to the "Schedule and Options" tab to change the number of credit hours.

In addition to the courses we have listed here there are other courses offered through the Natural Resources Distance Learning Consortium.

Tuition Costs

Tuition costs for Out-of-State students is $473 per credit. ($431 tuition + $42 differential tuition per credit)
Tuition costs for In-State students is based on USU's tuition and fees table.

Other Natural Resource Programs: (certificate credits may count towards the MNR degree)

Geographic Information Science (GIS) Certificate
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Certificate
Natural Resources and Environmental Education (NREE) Certificate