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2019-2020 General Catalog

Recreation Resource Management - BS


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S.J. and Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources

Department of Environment and Society

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  • For more information about Recreation Resource Management, 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 help with semester-by-semester planning, connections to co-curricular experiences, understanding of USU policies, and accessing USU resources. 

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link

NOTES:

The highest Math Requirement for this degree is STAT 1040  or STAT 1045 .

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 ENVS, GEOG, WATS, or WILD courses used to meet requirements for the major.  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

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.5 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     BIOL 1010: Biology and the Citizen (BLS)   3    
ENVS 2000: Natural Resources Professional Orientation   1     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
ENVS 2340: Natural Resources and Society (BSS)   3    

STAT 1040: Introduction to Statistics (QL)  or STAT 1045: Introduction to Statistics with Elements of Algebra (QL)  or STAT 2000: Statistical Methods (QI)  

3  or 5  

or 4  
 
GEOG 1000: Physical Geography (BPS)  OR GEO 1110: Physical Geology (BPS)  and GEO 1115: Physical Geology Laboratory     3  OR

3  and 1  
   Breadth Humanities (BHU) Course   3  
Elective or Minor courses 4-5   Elective or Minor course 1-3  
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENVS 3300: Fundamentals of Recreation Resources Management   3     CHEM 1110: General Chemistry I (BPS)  or CHEM 1010: Introduction to Chemistry (BPS)   4  or 3    
ENVS 3500: Quantitative Assessment of Environmental and Natural Resource Problems (QI)   3     GEOG 4400: Natural Hazards and Society  or GEO 3100: Natural Disasters (DSC)  or PSC 3000: Fundamentals of Soil Science  or WATS 3700: Fundamentals of Watershed Science (CI)   3  or 3  or 4  or 3    
GEOG 1800: Introduction to Geographic Information Sciences   3     WILD 2200: Ecology of Our Changing World (BLS)  or BIOL 2220: General Ecology  or WATS 2220: General Ecology   3  or 3  or 3    
Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)   3   Breadth American Institutions (BAI) Course    3  
Elective or Minor course 3   Elective or Minor course 3  
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

APEC 3012: Introduction to Natural Resource and Regional Economics (DSS)   3     ENVS 3010: Fundamentals of Natural Resource and Environmental Policy   3    
BIOL 3040: Plants and Civilization (DSC)  or PSC 3500: Structure and Function of Plants  or WILD 3820: Forest Plants: Identification, Biology, and Function  or WILD 3830: Range Plant Taxonomy and Function  or WILD 4950: Special Topics  (Moab Field Botany) 3  or 3  or 3  or 3  or 1-3     

ENVS 4130: Recreation Policy and Planning 

 

3 

 
 
ENVS 3600: Living with Wildlife (DSC)  or WATS 3100: Fish Diversity and Conservation (DSC/CI)    3  or 3     Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA)   and Communications Intensive (CI)  course 2-3  
Elective or Minor courses 6   Elective or Minor courses 9-10  
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENVS 4000: Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management (DSS)   3     ENVS 4920: Special Projects in Recreation Management   3   Enroll in 3 credits
ENVS 4500: Wildland Recreation Behavior (CI)   3     ENVS 5000: Environmental Nonprofit and Volunteer Management   3    
ENVS 4600: Natural Resource Interpretation   3      Elective or Minor courses 9  
Elective or Minor courses 6        
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