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Campus: Larimer Campus

Natural Resources Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one semester Certificate in Natural Resources and enter the workforce. Students explore GIS, forest science principles, range land, wildlife, and fisheries management. This certificate program builds on the Forestry certificate and covers theory, philosophy, and applications for study and management of wildlife and fisheries resources. Field and laboratory methods are introduced. This program prepares students for entry-level careers in a variety of natural resources, forestry, wildlife and fisheries settings.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
GIS 101Introduction to Geographic Information Systems


NRE 100Foundations of Forestry


NRE 205Wildlife & Fisheries Management


NRE 204Range Management & Restoration


NRE 121Introduction to Hydrology


Total Credit Hours:16

Total Credit Hours: 16

Important Program Notes:

NRE 204 is offered only in the fall. This certificate can be completed in one semester if taken in the fall semester.