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Online Courses


Eligible Courses for Core Competencies:


Human Dimensions (3-credits)

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

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

 

Ecological Foundations (3-credits)

Fall
NR 6570: Ecological Foundations of Natural Resources (3, USU) (syllabus)

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)
NR 6900: Forest Ecology and Management (3, USU) (syllabus)(Not offered spring 2021)

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

Quantitative Methods (3-credits)

Fall
WILD 6400: Ecology of Animal Population (3, USU) (syllabus)
WATS 6650: Principles of Fisheries Management (3, USU) (syllabus) (Offered even years) (Not offered Fall 2020)
WILD 6580: Data Mgmt & Manipulation using R (1, USU) (syllabus)
WILD 6900: ST: Species Distribution and Habitat Modeling (3, USU) 

Spring
NR 6580: Data Analysis and Programming for NR Managers (3, USU) (syllabus)
WILD 6580: Data Mgmt & Manipulation using R (1, USU) (syllabus)
WATS 6650:  Principles of Fisheries Management (3, USU) (Offered as a broadcast course for Logan, Vernal & Price students)
ENVS 6100: Introduction to Modeling Human Environment Systems.
 

Policy and Administration (3-credits)

Fall
WATS 6530 - Water Quality & Pollution (3, USU)
ENVS 6310: Introduction to Environmental Federal Laws and Policy (3, USU) (syllabus) (Offered even years)
ENVS 6530: Natural Resource Administration (3, USU) (syllabus) (Offered odd years)
NEPA COURSES - take 3 credits

Spring
ENVS 6320:  Water Law & Policy (3, USU) (syllabus) (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) (syllabus)
NR 6920: Python Programming for GIS (3, USU) (syllabus)
NR 6930: Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3, USU) (syllabus
NR 6940: Principles of Remote Sensing of Natural Resources (3, USU) (syllabus)
NR 6950: Geospatial Analysis (3, USU) (syllabus) 

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

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)


Additional Course Options (3-credits)

Fall
ENVS 4610/6610: Foundations of Environmental Education (3, USU) (syllabus

Spring
ENVS 4620/6620: Environmental Education Practicum (4, USU) (syllabus)

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 $515 per credit. ($458 tuition + $42 differential tuition per credit + $15 online fee)
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