NRES203

Fundamentals of Natural Resources

(3,0) 3

This course will introduce students to the history of natural resource conservation and management, career opportunities within the field of natural resources, and interaction between humans and the environment. The course will focus extensively on basic concepts in human dimensions as they apply to natural resource conservation and management. Course topics include assessing social attitudes and values, social conflicts and conflict resolution, legal and regulatory framework of natural resource management, and the role of stakeholder groups in conservation and management. Prerequisite: Pre- or Co-requisite ENGL110.

Source: Academic Catalog 2019-20