Natural Resources & Earth Systems Science (NRES)


Course numbers with the # symbol included (e.g. #400) have not been taught in the last 3 years.

NRES 995 - Independent Study

Credits: 1-4

Independent Study.

Grade Mode: Letter Grading

NRES 996 - Environmental Science Seminar

Credits: 0

This course exposes students to a wide range of interdisciplinary presentations and interaction with accomplished speakers from across the country representing a variety of environmental science fields. Seminars address topics such as marine ecology, water resources management, agricultural ecology, climate change and its impacts, soil science, natural resources protection, microbial communities, ecosystem ecology, environmental policy and ethics, geology, forestry, carbon modeling, biochemistry, small mammal ecology, and other subjects of interest.

Grade Mode: Not graded

NRES 997 - Interdisciplinary Research in Natural Resources and Earth and Environmental Sciences

Credits: 1

This course provides NRESS students opportunities to build a peer network, discuss the nature of interdisciplinary/transdisciplinary research, and read papers from Natural Resources and Earth Systems primary literature. Weekly discussion of topics relevant to interdisciplinary research and careers, along with several guest speakers, are included. The course is facilitated by the NRESS faculty chair, and is required for incoming NRESS students.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 2 credits.

Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading

NRES 999 - Doctoral Research

Credits: 0

Doctoral Research.

Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading

Special Fee: Yes