Fire Ecology and Management (B.S.Fire.Ecol.Mgmt.)

Students pursuing a B.S. degree in fire ecology and management must receive a grade of C or better in the following indicator courses to register for upper-division courses in the fire core and to graduate with a B.S.Fire.Ecol.Mgmt.: 

Fire Core

MATH 143Pre-calculus Algebra and Analytic Geometry3
STAT 251Statistical Methods3
REM 144Wildland Fire Management3
FOR/REM 221Principles of Ecology3
FOR 274Forest Measurement and Inventory3

Students must also have a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.00 in Forest Resource and Rangeland Ecology and Management courses to qualify for the B.S. degree in Fire Ecology and Management.

Required course work includes the university requirements (see regulation J-3) and:

ECON 202Principles of Microeconomics3
ENGL 313Business Writing3
or ENGL 317 Technical Writing
FOR 221Principles of Ecology3
FOR 235Society and Natural Resources3
FOR 274Forest Measurement and Inventory3
FOR 326Fire Ecology and Management3
FOR 375Introduction to Spatial Analysis for Natural Resource Management3
FOR 427Prescribed Burning Lab3
FOR 433Fire and Fuel Modeling2
FOR 435Remote Sensing of Fire3
or REM 429 Landscape Ecology
FOR 450Fire Behavior2
FOR 484Forest Policy and Administration2
MATH 143Pre-calculus Algebra and Analytic Geometry3-4
or MATH 160 Survey of Calculus
NR 101Exploring Natural Resources2
NRS 383Natural Resource and Ecosystem Service Economics3
PHYS 100Fundamentals of Physics3
PHYS 100LFundamentals of Physics Lab1
PLSC 205General Botany4
REM 144Wildland Fire Management3
REM 407GIS Application in Fire Ecology and Management2
REM 459Rangeland Ecology2
SOIL 205The Soil Ecosystem3
SOIL 206The Soil Ecosystem Lab1
STAT 251Statistical Methods3
Select one of the following:3-4
Forest Soil and Canopy Processes
Silviculture Principles and Practices
Integrated Rangeland Management
Select one of the following:4
Organisms and Environments
Cells & the Evolution of Life
and Cells and the Evolution of Life Laboratory
Select one of the following:4
Introduction to Chemistry
and Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Select one of the following:3
Air Quality, Pollution, and Smoke
Global Climate Change
Select one of the following:3-4
Wildland Plant Identification
Systematic Botany
Advisor Approved Electives or Approved Minor15-21
Total Hours95-104

Courses to total 120 credits for this degree