NATR 110: Intro to Natural Resources

Credits 5 Lecture hours per quarter 55
Quarter Offered

Sustainable natural resources are essential for future generations. This class includes foundations of natural resource management, policy, laws, renewable natural resource systems, administration, and introduction to scientific data collection. Students will explore natural resource history, issues, principles, and sustainable approaches to natural resource management. This class may include students from multiple sections.

  1. Define and discuss the concept of natural resources.
  2. Explain the differences between renewable and exhaustible natural resources.
  3. List the major governmental programs and agencies that regulate natural resources.
  4. Describe the role of ecology in human efforts for sustainable natural resource management.
  5. Demonstrate the use of scientific data collection methods to analyze and identify solutions to a natural resource problem.