S.J. and Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources
Department of Watershed Sciences
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For more information about Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems, see the website.
Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
Admitted students must meet with an academic advisor for semester by semester planning. Current students should also log on to Degree Works to check student-specific program progress.
Minimum University Requirements
Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)
Credits of C- or better
Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above)
All courses required for the major must be taken on an A-B-C-D-F basis. A grade of C- or better is required for all courses taken in the major department. The grade point average for all courses taught by the Quinney College of Natural Resources must be 2.5 or higher.
Admissions Requirements for this Program
Admitted to USU in Good Standing
Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU
Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems Required Courses
All courses required for the major must be taken on an A-B-C-D-F basis. A grade of C- or better is required for all WATS and GEOG courses used to meet requirements for a major in Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems. The grade point average for all courses taught by the College of Natural Resources must be 2.5 or higher.
Students majoring in Management and Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems are required to select a minimum of 15 elective credits, chosen from one of five areas of emphasis. The majority of these elective credits must come from courses directly related to the degree program. All elective courses must be approved by the student’s faculty advisor before enrollment. The following is a list of recommended courses within each area of emphasis.