Jun 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Natural Resources Management: Ranch Management Concentration, B.S.


About the Natural Resources Management Bachelor’s Program


Students pursuing a B.S. in Natural Resources Management must make a C or better in departmental courses to be eligible for graduation. The degree has five concentrations: (1) conservation science , (2) fisheries biology , (3) ranch management , (4) range conservation , and (5) wildlife biology .

Communication Literacy Requirement. Communication Literacy courses for the Natural Resources Management major include NRM 3302 , NRM 3304 NRM 3308 , NRM 3323 , NRM 3325 , NRM 4306 , NRM 4335 , NRM 4401 , or NRM 4408 .

About the Ranch Management Concentration


The Ranch Management concentration is designed to prepare students for applied careers focused on ranching, livestock management and production, wildlife management, forage production, range management, habitat and ecological restoration, and the economic approaches to successful ranch management. Applied training in multiple disciplines is crucial for successful ranch management, and this concentration provides broad training in relevant topics for our students. Graduates from this concentration often work on private ranches, consulting firms, real estate agencies, outdoor recreation, as well as in state and federal agencies and non-governmental organizations.

Recommended Curriculum


First Year


Second Year


Total: 14


Spring


Total: 17


Third Year


Fall


Total: 14


Spring


Total: 16


Fourth Year


Fall


Total: 15


Spring


Total: 15


Total Credit Hours: 124


Directed Physical Science Course


Students will choose one course from: