Oregon State University

Natural Resources 2011-2012

Degree:
Bachelor of Science

General Education

Transfer Equivalency website

University Requirement PCC Equivalent Credits

BI 101, 102, &103 General Biology or

BI 211, 212 & 213 Principles of Biology

BI 101, 102, & 103 General Biology or

BI 211, 212 & 213 Principles of Biology

Note: All three courses must be completed for the sequence to transfer as BI 211, 212, 213 to OSU.

12 or

15

CH 121 or 221 General Chemistry CH 221 General Chemistry 5

Choose 1:

GEO 101  The Solid Earth, GEO 102  The Surface of the Earth , GEO 201  Earth System Science, GEO 202 Earth Systems Science, CSS 205 Soils: Sustainable Ecosystems, GEO 221 Environmental Geology

The only courses that PCC offers in this area is:

G 201  Physical Geology , G 202 Physical Geology ,  or GS 106 Physical Science
4

Choose 1:

MTH 112 Elementary Functions, MTH 241 Calculus for Mgmt & Social Sciences, MTH 245 Math for Management, Life, and Social Science, MTH 251 Calculus I

Choose 1:

MTH 112 Elementary Functions

MTH 241 Calculus for Mgmt & Social Sciences

MTH 251 Calculus I

4 - 5

Choose 1:

ST 351 Intro to Statistical Methods or

ST 201 Principles of Statistics & ST 209 or ST 211 Hypothesis Testing

MTH 243 Statistics I

 

4

 

Additional courses for specialty options:

Ecological Restoration – CH 222

Human Dimensions in Natural Resources - ATH 103, PHL 201, PHL 202, SOC 204

Law Enforcement in Natural Resources SOC 204

Natural Resource Education - WR 227

Natural Resource Policy - students need to choose 2 classes from SOC 204, PSY 201, PSY 202, PHL 201

Sustainable Agroforestry – CH 222             

Watershed Management – CH 222, MTH 251, MTH 252, PHY 201, PHY 202

The Natural Resources advisors want to talk to students early in their academic career, please contact them to discuss your course work and any course substitutions.

Corvallis Advisor: Connie Patterson, connie.patterson@oregonstate.edu

E-campus Advisor: Marge Victor, marge.victor@oregonstate.edu

 

Specialty options:

Arid Land Ecology - Goal of Specialty Option: To develop skills and knowledge necessary to manage natural resources in the arid lands of Western North America.

Ecological Restoration

Fish and Wildlife Conservation - Goal of Specialty Option: To prepare the student for a career in the broad arena of natural resource and wildlife conservation, with an emphasis on understanding of the relationship between animal species and their habitat requirements and the ability to apply this knowledge to the management of ecosystems as a means of conserving fish and wildlife.

Forest Ecosystems - Goal of Specialty Option: To help students understand the nature of forest ecosystems and the processes by which they function. Includes an understanding of the multiple resources and values associated with forest ecosystems and some of the techniques involved in managing them.

Geosciences and Natural Resources - Goal of Specialty Option: To provide the student with a basic grounding in Geosciences and a more specialized knowledge of monitoring environmental changes related to natural resources management.

Human Dimensions in Natural Resources - Goal of Specialty Option: To develop an understanding of the interconnectedness of human behavior and natural resource issues. Includes skills and knowledge to better understand the cultural, social, and philosophical issues associated with natural resources.

Law Enforcement in Natural Resources - Goal of Specialty Option: To develop skills and knowledge necessary to practice natural resource law enforcement.

Native Americans and Natural Resources

Natural Resource Conservation and Technology

Natural Resource Education - Goal of Specialty Option: To prepare students for careers as educators within the broad field of natural resources - to help them learn to bridge the gap in knowledge that exists between "experts" and others.

Natural Resource Policy and Management - Goal of Specialty Option: To prepare students for careers in the broad arena of natural resource and environmental conservation, with an emphasis on the social and political aspects of resource issues.

Recreation and Tourism Management

Resource Conservation

Soil Resources - Goal of Specialty Option: To develop an understanding of soil ecosystems and to become skilled at their inventory and management.

Sustainable Agroforestry - Goal of Specialty Option: To develop skills and knowledge necessary to design and manage integrated sustainable land management systems involving co-production of woody plants and agricultural plants and animals.

Urban Forest Landscapes

Watershed Management - Goal of Specialty Option: To help students obtain skills and knowledge about natural water systems and water quality, specifically management of surface water in forest and rangeland ecosystems.

Wildland Fire Ecology

Additional Requirements

For PCC courses that transfer to OSU, refer to Transfer Equivalencies above. If you plan to get an AAOT degree, all OSU Baccalaureate Core Requirements will be met by AAOT degree requirements. Be sure to take all other required courses.

PCC endeavors to create accurate transfer guides for students; however, requirements may change without notice. Students are responsible for working with PCC advisors and their transfer institution to ensure that their academic plan will meet requirements and timelines.

Last updated: September 2011