Wetland Ecology Minor

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Students in biology, environmental conservation studies, forestry, plant biology, environmental sciences, wildlife and conservation biology, and related majors should consider obtaining a minor in wetland ecology. There is a strong demand among consulting firms, private conservation groups, and state and federal agencies for employees with knowledge and experience relevant to wetland resource management. The minor consists of 20 credits (totaling five courses) with grades of C- or better, and no pass/fail courses. No more than 8 credits used to satisfy major requirements may be used for the minor.

NR 504Freshwater Resources4
or NR 703 Watershed Water Quality Management
NR 711Wetland Ecology and Management4
Select one field-oriented course:4
Wetland Delineation
Wetlands Restoration and Mitigation
Aquatic Plants in Restoration/Management
Elective Courses - choose two from the list below for a minimum of 8 additional credits:
Systematic Botany
Microbial Ecology and Evolution
Marine Phycology
Forest Ecology
Community Ecology
Aquatic Ecosystems
Field Dendrology
Studio Soils
Natural Resources and Environmental Policy
Field Description of Soils
Soil Ecology
Marine Ecology
Total Credits12