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Change Undergraduate Option
Human Dimensions in Natural Resources

Status: Approved

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1. Review - College Approver - Forestry

Approved by Randall Rosenberger Assoc Dean-Undergrad Studies / College of Forestry Adm, February 7, 2019 9:28am

2. Review - Curriculum Coordinator

Approved by Cheryl Hagey Administrative Program Assist / Acad Prgms/Assess/Accred, February 7, 2019 4:00pm

Comments

Cheryl Hagey (Curriculum Coordinator) February 7, 2019 4:00pm
SUMMARY: This CHANGE proposal seeks to update the requirements for the Undergraduate Option.
 
CIP 030201 has been added to the proposal.
 
All Components are met per the Faculty Senate Curriculum Council guidelines.

Note:  Anything listed in Unenforced prerequisites are no longer listed in the online Catalog.

3. Review - Graduate Council Chair

Approved by Cheryl Hagey Administrative Program Assist / Acad Prgms/Assess/Accred, February 7, 2019 4:01pm

Comments

Cheryl Hagey (Graduate Council Chair) February 7, 2019 4:01pm
CPS GLITCH.  REVIEW - NOT NECESSARY:
This proposal is being pushed.  It does not require Grad Council review.
 
Ok - per Lisa Ganio

4. Review - CC Rep - Forestry

Approved by Seri Robinson Assistant Professor / Wood Science / Engr, February 7, 2019 4:33pm

5. Review - Curriculum Council Chair

Approved by Carol Mc Kiel Instructor / College of Education, February 22, 2019 12:33pm

6. Review - Academic Programs

Approved by Cheryl Hagey Administrative Program Assist / Acad Prgms/Assess/Accred, February 25, 2019 1:44pm

Comments

Cheryl Hagey (Academic Programs) February 25, 2019 1:44pm
All Components are met per the Faculty Senate Curriculum Council guidelines.

7. Review - Catalog Coordinator

Approved by Belinda Sykes Catalog & Curriculum Coord. / Office of the Registrar, March 15, 2019 4:17pm

Comments

Belinda Sykes (Catalog Coordinator) March 15, 2019 4:17pm
Per Catalog Year Policy, changes approved after May 1 go into effect the following catalog year. Changed effective term to Summer 2019 (202000).

Proposal

Proposal ID: 106103
Type: Change Major/Option/Minor/Certificate
Submission Date: February 6, 2019 8:20am
Approval Date: March 15, 2019 4:17pm
Effective Term: Summer 2019
Justification:
The purpose of this proposal is to add a few classes to the Human Dimensions Specialty Option for the Natural Resources major. We would like to add ECON 201 Introduction to Microeconomics to the “Policy and Economics” block and FES 486 Public Lands Policy and Management to the “Management Issues” block. We will remove FES 454 Managing at the Wildland Urban Interface which is no longer offered.
Comments: None

Originators

Name Title Department/School
Julie Barlow Administrative Program Assist College of Forestry Adm

Contacts

Name Title Department/School
Terina Mc Lachlain Mgr-Nat Res Prog/Advisor-Acad Forest Ecosyst & Society

Liaisons

Liaison Status Required
Jennifer Alix-Garcia - Department Head / Applied Economics
I do not have an objection to this, although I would note that AEC 250 is a substitute for ECON 201, AND its focus is entirely environmental, which is likely to be of greater interest for this population of students.
(Responded on Jan 23, 2019)
Responded Yes
Susan Bernardin - Director - SLCS / Liberal Arts Admin
No objections.
(Responded on Jan 23, 2019)
Responded Yes
David Bernell - Associate Professor / School of Public Policy
Approve.
(Responded on Jan 24, 2019)
Responded Yes
Alfonso Bradoch - Dir-Dept & Studen Svcs / Extended Campus
No objections.
(Responded on Jan 22, 2019)
Responded No
William Braunworth Jr - Department Head / Horticulture
Expired Yes
Erica Curry - Academic Programs Manager / Extended Campus
No objections
(Responded on Jan 22, 2019)
Responded No
Katherine Kelly Donegan - Instructor / Horticulture
No concerns.
(Responded on Jan 22, 2019)
Responded Yes
Bruce Dugger - Associate Professor / Fisheries and Wildlife
no objections
(Responded on Jan 26, 2019)
Responded Yes
Lee Ann Garrison - Director-Sch of Arts & Comm / Liberal Arts Admin
no concerns.
(Responded on Feb 8, 2019)
Responded Yes
Troy Hall - Department Head / Forest Ecosyst & Society
Expired Yes
Nicole Kent - Mgr-Undergrad Curricula/Advis / College of Forestry Adm
Support.
(Responded on Jan 22, 2019)
Responded Yes
Eric Kirby - Assoc Dean-Academic Programs / Earth, Ocean & Atmo Sci
no concerns
(Responded on Jan 23, 2019)
Responded Yes
Denise Lach - Director / Sociology Department
Expired No
Terina Mc Lachlain - Mgr-Nat Res Prog/Advisor-Acad / Forest Ecosyst & Society
The change was approved by the NR Curriculum Review Committee.
(Responded on Jan 22, 2019)
Responded Yes
Jay Noller - Department Head / Crop and Soil Science
No objections
(Responded on Jan 22, 2019)
Responded Yes
Tjodie Richardson - Head Advisor / Applied Economics
No objections.
(Responded on Jan 22, 2019)
Responded Yes
Shannon Riggs - Director / Extended Campus
No objections
(Responded on Feb 15, 2019)
Responded No
Randall Rosenberger - Assoc Dean-Undergrad Studies / College of Forestry Adm
Support
(Responded on Jan 23, 2019)
Responded No
Elizabeth Schroeder - Associate Professor / Economics Department
Expired Yes
Jonathan Velez - Assistant Professor / General Agriculture
Expired Yes
J Nicole von Germeten - Director-SHPR / Liberal Arts Admin
approve
(Responded on Jan 22, 2019)
Responded Yes
Rebecca Warner - Professor / School of Public Policy
No objections.
(Responded on Jan 30, 2019)
Responded Yes

Program Information

Program Title: Human Dimensions in Natural Resources 
CIP Code: 030201
College/Department or College/School: College of Forestry / Forest Ecosystems and Society 

Program Type: Undergraduate Option 
Associated Major: Natural Resources - BS, CRED, HBS 
Description: Updated 

Also available via Ecampus.

 

The student will develop an understanding of the interconnectedness of human behavior and well-being and natural resources It includes skills and knowledge to better understand the cultural, social, political, and philosophical issues associated with natural resources, and prepares students to work with various stakeholders in natural resource management.

Also available via Ecampus.

 

The student will develop an understanding of the interconnectedness of human behavior and well-being and natural resources It includes skills and knowledge to better understand the cultural, social, political, and philosophical issues associated with natural resources, and prepares students to work with various stakeholders in natural resource management.

Also available via Ecampus.

 

The student will develop an understanding of the interconnectedness of human behavior and well-being and natural resources It includes skills and knowledge to better understand the cultural, social, political, and philosophical issues associated with natural resources, and prepares students to work with various stakeholders in natural resource management.

Requirements: Updated 

Minimum of 40 credits with at least 20 upper-division credits required.

Measurements (4 credits)

FES 422. Research Methods in Social Science (4)

Consensus and Communication (3 credits) - Choose one

COMM 322. Small-Group Problem Solving (3)
COMM 324. Communication in Organizations (3)
COMM 440. Theories of Conflict and Conflict Management (3)
COMM 442. Bargaining and Negotiation Processes (3)
LEAD 342. Team and Organizational Leadership (3)
LEAD 443. Leadership Through Conversations (3)

Philosophy and Ethics of the Environment (6-7 credits) - Choose 2

PHL 439. Philosophy of Nature (3)
PHL 440. *Environmental Ethics (3)
PHL 443. *World Views and Environmental Values (3)
   or REL 443. *World Views and Environmental Values (3)
PHL 470. Philosophy of Science (3)
NR 312. Critical Thinking for Natural Resource Challenges (3)
SOC 381. Social Dimensions of Sustainability (4)

Policy and Economics (3-4 credits) - Choose one

AEC 250. *Introduction to Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
AEC 253. *Environmental Law, Policy, and Economics (4)
AEC 351. *Natural Resource Economics and Policy (3)
AEC 352. *Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
   or ECON 352. *Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
AEC 432. Environmental Law (4)
ECON 201. *Introduction to Microeconomics (4)
PS 475. Environmental Politics and Policy (4)
PS 477. International Environmental Politics and Policy (4)

Management Issues (9-11 credits) - Choose three

FES 355. Management for Multiple Resource Values (3)
FES 365. *Issues in Natural Resources Conservation (3)
FES 455. Urban Forest Planning, Policy and Management (4)
   or HORT 455. Urban Forest Planning, Policy and Management (4)
FES 486. ^Public Lands Policy and Management (3)
FW 251. Principles of Fish and Wildlife Conservation (3)
FW 326. Integrated Watershed Management (3)
FW 350. *Endangered Species, Society and Sustainability (3)
FW 439. ^Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Management (3)
FW 462. Ecosystem Services (3)
GEOG 250. *Land Use Planning for Sustainable Communities (3)
GEOG 430. Resilience-Based Natural Resource Management (3)
GEOG 451. Planning Principles and Practices for Resilient Communities (4)
GEOG 452. Sustainable Site Planning (3)
NR 202. Natural Resource Problems and Solutions (3)
TRAL 351. Outdoor Recreation Management on Public Lands (3)
TRAL 352. Wilderness Management (3)
TRAL 354. Communities, Natural Areas, and Sustainable Tourism (3)

Social Issues (15 credits)

Required background course:
SOC 204. *Introduction to Sociology (3)

Select 12 credits from the following:
ANTH 110. *Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
ANTH 477. Ecological Anthropology (4)
ANTH 481. *Natural Resources and Community Values (3)
FW 340. *Multicultural Perspectives in Natural Resources (3)
GEOG 300. *Sustainability for the Common Good (3)
GEOG 331. *Population, Consumption, and Environment (3)
HST 481. *Environmental History of the United States (4)
NR 351. *When Science Escapes the Lab: Science and Resource Management (3)
SOC 381. Social Dimensions of Sustainability (4)
SOC 480. *Environmental Sociology (4)
SOC 481. *Society and Natural Resources (4)
SUS 350. *Sustainable Communities (4)
SUS 420. Social Dimensions of Sustainability (3)
WGSS 440. *Women and Natural Resources (3)

Note: Up to 6 credits of appropriate internships, projects, or study abroad may be used to fulfill credit requirements in this option as approved by petition.

Total=40–44


Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)

Minimum of 40 credits with at least 20 upper-division credits required.

Measurements (4 credits)

FES 422. Research Methods in Social Science (4)

Consensus and Communication

Select 1 course from below for 3 credits:
COMM 322. Small-Group Problem Solving (3)
COMM 324. Communication in Organizations (3)
COMM 440. Theories of Conflict and Conflict Management (3)
COMM 442. Bargaining and Negotiation Processes (3)
LEAD 342. Team and Organizational Leadership (3)
LEAD 443. Leadership Through Conversations (3)

Philosophy and Ethics of the Environment

Select 2 courses from below for 6–7 credits:
PHL 439. Philosophy of Nature (3)
PHL 440. *Environmental Ethics (3)
PHL 443. *World Views and Environmental Values (3)
   or REL 443. *World Views and Environmental Values (3)
PHL 470. Philosophy of Science (3)
NR 312. Critical Thinking for Natural Resource Challenges (3)
SOC 381. Social Dimensions of Sustainability (4)

Policy and Economics

Select 1 course from below for 3–4 credits:
AEC 250. *Introduction to Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
AEC 253. *Environmental Law, Policy, and Economics (4)
AEC 351. *Natural Resource Economics and Policy (3)
AEC 352. *Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
   or ECON 352. *Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
AEC 432. Environmental Law (4)
PS 475. Environmental Politics and Policy (4)
PS 477. International Environmental Politics and Policy (4)

Management Issues

Select 3 courses from below for 9–11 credits:
FES 355. Management for Multiple Resource Values (3)
FES 365. *Issues in Natural Resources Conservation (3)
FES 454. Managing at the Wildland-Urban Interface (3)
FES 455. Urban Forest Planning, Policy and Management (4)
   or HORT 455. Urban Forest Planning, Policy and Management (4)
FW 251. Principles of Fish and Wildlife Conservation (3)
FW 326. Integrated Watershed Management (3)
FW 350. *Endangered Species, Society and Sustainability (3)
FW 439. ^Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Management (3)
   or FES 439. ^Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Management (3) [Terminated 201802]
FW 462. Ecosystem Services (3)
GEOG 250. *Land Use Planning for Sustainable Communities (3)
GEOG 430. Resilience-Based Natural Resource Management (3)
GEOG 451. Planning Principles and Practices for Resilient Communities (4)
GEOG 452. Sustainable Site Planning (3)
NR 202. Natural Resource Problems and Solutions (3)
TRAL 351. Outdoor Recreation Management on Public Lands (3)
TRAL 352. Wilderness Management (3)
TRAL 354. Communities, Natural Areas, and Sustainable Tourism (3)

Social Issues (15 credits)

Required background course:
SOC 204. *Introduction to Sociology (3)

Select 12 credits from the following:
ANTH 110. *Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
ANTH 477. Ecological Anthropology (4)
ANTH 481. *Natural Resources and Community Values (3)
FW 340. *Multicultural Perspectives in Natural Resources (3)
GEOG 300. *Sustainability for the Common Good (3)
GEOG 331. *Population, Consumption, and Environment (3)
HST 481. *Environmental History of the United States (4)
NR 351. *When Science Escapes the Lab: Science and Resource Management (3)
SOC 381. Social Dimensions of Sustainability (4)
SOC 480. *Environmental Sociology (4)
SOC 481. *Society and Natural Resources (4)
SUS 350. *Sustainable Communities (4)
SUS 420. Social Dimensions of Sustainability (3)
WGSS 440. *Women and Natural Resources (3)

Note: Up to 6 credits of appropriate internships, projects, or study abroad may be used to fulfill credit requirements in this option as approved by petition.

Total=40–44


Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)

Minimum of 40 credits with at least 20 upper-division credits required.

Measurements (4 credits)

FES 422. Research Methods in Social Science (4)

Consensus and CommunicationCommunication (3 credits) - Choose one

Select 1 course from below for 3 credits:

COMM 322. Small-Group Problem Solving (3)
COMM 324. Communication in Organizations (3)
COMM 440. Theories of Conflict and Conflict Management (3)
COMM 442. Bargaining and Negotiation Processes (3)
LEAD 342. Team and Organizational Leadership (3)
LEAD 443. Leadership Through Conversations (3)

Philosophy and Ethics of the EnvironmentEnvironment (6-7 credits) - Choose 2

Select 2 courses from below for 6–7 credits:

PHL 439. Philosophy of Nature (3)
PHL 440. *Environmental Ethics (3)
PHL 443. *World Views and Environmental Values (3)
   or  or REL 443. *World Views and Environmental Values (3)
PHL 470. Philosophy of Science (3)
NR 312. Critical Thinking for Natural Resource Challenges (3)
SOC 381. Social Dimensions of Sustainability (4)

Policy and EconomicsEconomics (3-4 credits) - Choose one

Select 1 course from below for 3–4 credits:

AEC 250. *Introduction to Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
AEC 253. *Environmental Law, Policy, and Economics (4)
AEC 351. *Natural Resource Economics and Policy (3)
AEC 352. *Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
   or    or ECON 352. *Environmental Economics and Policy (3)
AEC 432. Environmental Law (4)
ECON 201. *Introduction to Microeconomics (4)
PS 475. Environmental Politics and Policy (4)
PS 477. International Environmental Politics and Policy (4)

Management IssuesIssues (9-11 credits) - Choose three

Select 3 courses from below for 9–11 credits:

FES 355. Management for Multiple Resource Values (3)
FES 365. *Issues in Natural Resources Conservation (3)
FES 454. Managing at the Wildland-Urban Interface (3)
FES 455. Urban Forest Planning, Policy and Management (4)
   or    or HORT 455. Urban Forest Planning, Policy and Management (4)
FES 486. ^Public Lands Policy and Management (3)
FW 251. Principles of Fish and Wildlife Conservation (3)
FW 326. Integrated Watershed Management (3)
FW 350. *Endangered Species, Society and Sustainability (3)
FW 439. ^Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Management (3)
   or FES 439. ^Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Management (3) [Terminated 201802]
FW 462. Ecosystem Services (3)
GEOG 250. *Land Use Planning for Sustainable Communities (3)
GEOG 430. Resilience-Based Natural Resource Management (3)
GEOG 451. Planning Principles and Practices for Resilient Communities (4)
GEOG 452. Sustainable Site Planning (3)
NR 202. Natural Resource Problems and Solutions (3)
TRAL 351. Outdoor Recreation Management on Public Lands (3)
TRAL 352. Wilderness Management (3)
TRAL 354. Communities, Natural Areas, and Sustainable Tourism (3)

Social Issues (15 credits)

Required background course:
SOC 204. *Introduction to Sociology (3)

Select 12 credits from the following:

ANTH 110. *Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
ANTH 477. Ecological Anthropology (4)
ANTH 481. *Natural Resources and Community Values (3)
FW 340. *Multicultural Perspectives in Natural Resources (3)
GEOG 300. *Sustainability for the Common Good (3)
GEOG 331. *Population, Consumption, and Environment (3)
HST 481. *Environmental History of the United States (4)
NR 351. *When Science Escapes the Lab: Science and Resource Management (3)
SOC 381. Social Dimensions of Sustainability (4)
SOC 480. *Environmental Sociology (4)
SOC 481. *Society and Natural Resources (4)
SUS 350. *Sustainable Communities (4)
SUS 420. Social Dimensions of Sustainability (3)
WGSS 440. *Women and Natural Resources (3)

Note: Up to 6 credits of appropriate internships, projects, or study abroad may be used to fulfill credit requirements in this option as approved by petition.

Total=40–44


Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)

Documents

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