Eligible Courses for Core Competencies

Online Courses

Human Dimensions (3-Credits)

Fall

  • ENVS 6110: Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management (3, USU)
  • WATS 6530 - Water Quality & Pollution (3, USU) (Offered odd years)

 Spring

  • ENVS 6010: Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management (3, USU)
  • ENVS 6100: Introduction to Modeling Human Environment Systems (3, USU)

Ecological Foundations (3-Credits)

Fall

  • NR 6570: Ecological Foundations of Natural Resources (3, USU)
  • WATS 6650: Principles of Fisheries Management (3, USU) (Offered odd years

 Spring

  • 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)
  • WATS 6650:  Principles of Fisheries Management (3, USU) (Offered as a broadcast course for Logan, Vernal & Price students)

Summer

  • NR 6900: Wildlife Ecology & Management for NR Professionals (3, USU)

Quantitative Methods (3-Credits)

Fall

  • WILD 6400: Ecology of Animal Population (3, USU)
  • WATS 6580: Data Mgmt & Manipulation using R (1, USU)
  • WILD 6900: ST: Species Distribution and Habitat Modeling (3, USU) 

Spring

  • NR 6580: Data Analysis and Programming for NR Managers (3, USU)
  • WATS 6580: Data Mgmt & Manipulation using R (1, USU) (syllabus)
  • WILD 6900: ST:Species Distribution & Habitat Modeling Using R (3, USU) 

Policy and Administration (3-Credits)

Fall

  • WATS 6530 - Water Quality & Pollution (3, USU) (Offered odd years)
  • ENVS 6530: Natural Resource Administration (3, USU)
  • NEPA COURSES - take 3 credits

Spring

  • ENVS 6320:  Water Law & Policy (3, USU) (Offered odd years)
  • NEPA COURSES - take 3 credits

Spatial Information Management (3-credits)

Fall

  • NR 6910: Geographic Information Systems for Natural Resource Applications (3, USU)
  • NR 6920: Python Programming for GIS (3, USU)
  • NR 6930: Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3, USU)  
  • NR 6940: Principles of Remote Sensing of Natural Resources (3, USU)
  • NR 6950: Geospatial Analysis (3, USU) 

Spring

  • NR 6910: Geographic Information Systems for Natural Resource Applications (3, USU)
  • NR 6920: Python Programming for GIS (3, USU)
  • NR 6930: Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3, USU)
  • NR 6940: Principles of Remote Sensing of Natural Resources (3, USU)
  • NR 6950: Geospatial Analysis (3, USU) 

Summer

  • NR 6910: Geographic Information Systems for Natural Resource Applications (3, USU)
  • NR 6930: Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3, USU)  
  • NR 6940: Principles of Remote Sensing of Natural Resources (3, USU) 

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.

Short Courses

NEPA Short Courses: Students are not required to enroll in the NEPA Certificate Program to take the NEPA short courses.  These courses can be taken for University graduate-level credit on an individual basis.

Tuition Costs
Tuition costs for Out-of-State students is $546 per credit. ($471 tuition + $43 differential tuition per credit + $15 online fee)

Other Natural Resource Programs

(certificate credits may count towards the MNR degree)