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Natural Resources Courses offered at NICC

NATR 1010 INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL RESOURCES (3)

This is a survey course to introduce students to the various disciplines in the natural resources area. Discussion of conservation history and certain environmental problems. (Previously known as NAT 101 and BIO 104)

NATR 2020 NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (3)

This class is designed to have our students develop insight and understanding towards the management of our environments natural resources, and how to take care of them in such a way as to make Mother Earth as healthy as possible. The class will do this through classroom instruction and guided exploration and research. Field work on conservation methods and best practices will be observed and in many cases created. We will focus on all natural resources, but will have a closer focus on soil and water, fish and wildlife, forests and rangelands. This class is designed to give students a strong base in the natural life sciences and will facilitate further degrees or work in these areas. (Previously known as NAT 218) *Pre/Co-requisite: NATR 1010

NATR 2030 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES (3)

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of ecology and the mechanisms by which these principles affect our lives.  Attention is focused on the various issues dealing with humans' impact on the environment in rural, urban and wilderness areas.  Taught with a combined biological, chemical, and socio-political approach.  The course also introduces Native perspectives towards the environment, with cultural and traditional topics relating to the Great Plains. (Previously known as NAT 103 and BIOS 2030)

NATR 2900 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)

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NATR 2990 INTERNSHIP/PRACTICUM (3)

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