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USU Online Natural Resource Courses

Spring Courses:

NR 6580: Data Analysis and Programming for NR Managers (3 credits)

NR 6910: Geographic Information Systems for NR Applications (3 credits)

NR 6940: Principles of Remote Sensing of Natural Resources (3, USU) (syllabus)

NR 6930: Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3 credits) 

NR 6950: Geospatial Analysis with R (3 credits)

WILD 6900:  Wildfire Ecology Management (3 credits)

WILD 6580: Data Management & Manipulation using R (1 credit) (syllabus)

ENVS 6010: Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management (3 credits)

ENVS 4610/6610: Foundations of Environmental Education (3 credits)

WATS 6310: Wetland Ecology and Management (3 credits) (offered odd years - broadcast/in-person)

NEPA 6310: Technical Writing (1 credit) (Must contact Melanie Conrad for registration)


Summer Courses:

NR 6910: Geographic Information Systems for NR Applications (3 credits)


Fall Courses:

NR 6570: Ecological Foundations of Natural Resource Management (3 credits)

NR 6910: Geographic Information Systems for NR Applications (3 credits) 

NR 6940:  Principles of Remote Sensing of Natural Resources (3 credits)

NR 6900: GST: Python Programming for GIS (3 credits) 

NR 6900: Forestry & Watershed Management (3 credits)

NR 6900: Management of Range Ecosystems (3 credits) 

WILD 6400: Ecology of Animal Populations (3 credits) 

WATS 6650: Principles of Fisheries Management (3 credits) (offered odd years)

ENVS 4110/6110: Human Dimensions of Wildlife Management (3 credits)

ENVS 6310: Introduction to Environmental Federal Laws and Policy (3 credits)

ENVS 6530: Natural Resource Administration (3 credits)

ENVS 4620/6620: Environmental Education Practicum (4 credits)

NEPA 6310: Technical Writing (1 credit) (Must contact Melanie Conrad for registration)

WILD 6580: Data Management & Manipulation using R (1 credit) (syllabus)

 

 

Tuition Costs:

Tuition costs for Out-of-State students is $473 per credit.
Tuition costs for In-State students is based on USU's tuition and fees table.


Short Courses:

NEPA Short Courses - Students are not required to enroll in the NEPA Certificate Program to take the NEPA short courses. These courses can be taken for University graduate-level credit on an individual basis.

Utah Master Naturalist Courses 2018 Field Courses

NEW! Online Courses
Beginning this year, Utah Master Naturalist is offering a short online course to teach the basic concepts of each field course.  Each participant must complete the corresponding online course prior to attending a field course.  An online course can be completed in about two days of work, and you will be given access beginning one month prior to each field course.  As a result, each field course will now be 3 or 4 days long.

WATS 6900: Watersheds - Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, Park City, UT  June 22-24 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
WATS 6900: Watersheds - Osher Lifelong Learning, Univ of Utah, SLC, UT  Dates Coming Soon (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

WATS 6900: Deserts - Grand Staircase-Escalante NM, Escalante May 8, 6-8 pm & May 9-11 (8:30 am - 5:00 pm)
WATS 6900: Deserts - Utah's Hogle Zoo, SLC, UT  June 12-15 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
WATS 6900: Deserts - Dead horse Point State Park  Sept 24, 6-8 pm & Sept 25-27 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

WATS 6900: Mountains - Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, Cottonwood Canyons, SLC Saturdays, May 19, June 9, July 14 (9:00 am-5:00 pm)
WATS 6900: Mountains - Utah's Hogle Zoo, SLC  Aug. 7-9 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
WATS 6900: Mountains - Great Basin National Park, NV Dates Coming Soon


*All Utah Master Naturalist courses may be taken for 3 graduate credits.

 

Espresso and Special Topic Courses

Sediment Transport in Stream Assessment and Design - July 31- Aug. 4 in Logan, UT (MNR students contact Enid Kelley at 435-797-2463 for USU student price) *** MNR students must also register through banner and pay for 2 credits.



Contact Information:

Melanie Conrad
Quinney College of Natural Resources
5200 Old Main HIll
Logan, UT 843322-5200
435-797-3375
melanie.conrad@usu.edu

Registration:
Submit a non-degree registration request through Utah State University.  Click on the "Quick Admission" link to begin the registration process. 


Other Natural Resource Programs offered:

Master of Natural Resource (MNR) Degree

Geographic Information Science (GIS) Certificate Program

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Certificate Program

Natural Resources and Environmental Education Graduate Certificate Program (NREE)