Ecological Restoration and Resource Management Major, B.S.

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
ECORES 1010Introduction to Ecological Restoration and Resource Management3
GEOLOGY 1140Physical Geology3-4
or GEOLOGY 3130 Geology for Engineers
CHEMSTRY 1240General Chemistry II4/5
or CHEMSTRY 1450 Chemistry for Engineers
SCSCI/ENVHORT 1240Introduction to Plant Science3
BIOLOGY 1650The Unity of Life5
BIOLOGY 1750The Diversity of Life5
MATH 1830Elementary Statistics3
SCSCI 2230Soils4
ECORES 3020Restoration Revegetation 3
SCSCI 3200Integrated Pest Management3
or SCSCI 4350 Soil and Water Conservation
BIOLOGY 3450Ecology and Evolution3
ECORES 3410Wetland Ecology, Restoration and Management3
GEOGRPHY 3570Fire History and Ecology3
or SCSCI 2260 Crop Production and Agroecology
ECORES 3880Environmental Law3
SCSCI 3350Soil Fertility and Fertilizers3
or SCSCI 4370 Physical Properties of Soils
ECORES 3750Ecological Restoration and Resource Management Internship3-6
SCSCI 3310Agronomy, Horticulture and Ecological Restoration Seminar1
GIS/Remote Sensing - Select one of the following:3-4
Geographic Information Systems
Remote Sensing of the Environment
Geographic Information Systems
Select 6 credits from the following (quantatative inventory, monitoring, and assessment):6
Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
Fundamentals of Biological Investigations
Ecological Methods and Research
Elements of Surveying
Soil Nutrient Management
Applied Agricultural Hydrology
Undergraduate Research in Soil Science
Undergraduate Research in Crop Science
Undergraduate Research in Environmental Horticulture
Regional Geomorphology and Soil Classification
Students may choose a minor or one of the emphases below.
Total Credits60-69

Biological Emphasis

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
Select 18 credits from the following:18
Animal and Food Microbiology
General Botany
Fungi, Algae and Bryophytes
Invertebrate Zoology
Amphibians and Reptiles of Wisconsin
Plant Communities of Wisconsin
Morphology and Evolution of Vascular Plants
Freshwater Biology
Plant Pathology
Woody Landscape Plants
Turfgrass Management
Herbaceous Plants
Fruit and Vegetable Production
Crop Production and Agroecology 1
Fire History and Ecology
Principles of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
Seed and Grain Crops
Weed Science
Forage Crops
Plant Physiology
Soil Microbiology
Plant Pathology
Total Credits18

SCSCI 2260 may not count toward the Biological Emphasis if used in the Ecological Restoration and Resource Management Major.

Technical/Physical Emphasis

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
COMPUTER 1830Microcomputer Applications3
or CIVILENG 2220 Civil and Environmental Engineering Computer Applications
GENENG 1320Engineering Computer Graphics2-3
or INDUSTDY 1230 Technical Drafting
MATH 2530Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry3
or MATH 2450 Precalculus
Pick 12 Credits from the following:12
Soil and Water Conservation Engineering 1
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry Lab
Construction Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering I
Construction Equipment
Technical Writing
Environmental Engineering
Groundwater Hydrology
Wastewater Treatment and Management
Landscape Design
Landscape Management and Construction
Greenhouse Operation and Management
Weather and Climate
Global Landforms
Advanced Remote Sensing
Advanced Geographic Information Systems
Principles of Physics
Introductory Physics I
General Physics I
Soil Fertility and Fertilizers 2
Physical Properties of Soils
Total Credits20-21

AGET 3950 may not count toward the Physical/Technical Emphasis if used in the Quantitative Inventory, Monitoring, and Assessment major requirement.


SCSCI 3350 may not count toward the Technical/Physical Emphasis if used in the Ecological Restoration and Resource Management Major.