Major Requirements

Forest and Natural Resource Management

The Forest and Natural Resource Management (FNRM) major is perfect for anyone interested in forest management, conservation, parks, urban greenspace, and the environment. Field sessions, top faculty, small class sizes, and a big reputation make this a great major for those who love the outdoors and want a career in natural resources.

Forest Ecosystem Management and Conservation

Learn the science, practices, and techniques to manage forest ecosystems to protect and ensure their sustainable use. Graduates are involved in conservation planning, ecology, forest policy and protection, timber production, resource analysis, and more. Forest Ecosystem Management and Conservation Curriculum Guide (.pdf) 

Park and Protected Area Management

Learn how to plan and manage parks, wilderness, forests, lakes, rivers, and other natural resources for the visitors who enjoy them, for the communities who depend on them, and for society as a whole. Graduates are involved in land management, park management, visitor education, tourism, and more. Park and Protected Area Management Curriculum Guide (.pdf) 

Urban and Community Forestry

Learn to manage urban natural resources to improve the quality of life for people in towns and cities while also protecting environmental resources. Graduates are involved in the planning, design, and management of trees and vegetation in parks, greenbelts, open spaces, and private lands. Urban and Community Forestry Curriculum Guide (.pdf) 

See the full details and requirements for this major and each track on the University Catalog.