Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Apply to the University of Wyoming apply now

Global Resource Navigation

Visit Campus
Download UW Viewbook
Give to UW

Minors

Ecosystem Science & Management

Forest Resources Minor

Minor degree program in Forest Resources

The primary goal of the Forest Resources minor degree program is to develop a working knowledge of the processes that influence provision of the key products derived from forest lands. Courses taken in fulfillment of a major degree program will also be able to be applied to a minor degree program.

Required Core Forest Resource Courses (11 credits)

RNEW 2100 - Introduction to Forest Management (3 credits)
SOIL 4150 - Forest and Range Soils (3 credits)
BOT/RNEW 4775 - Forest Ecology (4 credits)
REWM 4540 - Problems: Forest Resources (1 credit)1

Wildland Water Resources (choose one)

REWM 3100 - Principles of Wildland Water Quality (3 credits)
REWM 4285 - Wildland Hydrology (3 credits)
REWM 4700 - Wildland Watershed Management (3 credits)

Wildland Recreation (choose one)

GEOG 2550 - Recreation and Natural Resources (3 credits)
REWM 4103 - Range and Ranch Recreation (3 credits)

Wildlife/Rangeland/Biodiversity Resource Management (choose one)

REWM 2000 - Principles of Rangeland Management (3 credits)
ZOO 2450 - Principles of Fish and Wildlife Management (3 credits)
RNEW 3000 - Tropical Ecology (3 credits)
GEOG 4470 - Fire Ecology (3 credits)

1 The required one credit of "Problems: Forest Resources" will serve as a cap-stone project that will establish the students ability to integrate multiple product considerations associated with forest management. This course will require the student to work with a professor with expertise in forest resource management to develop a professional paper regarding a multi-faceted forest resource topic of the student's choice. This paper will also be orally presented and discussed with a group of professors with interests in forest management.

If you are interested in pursuing a Forest Resources minor, please contact either:

Dr. Tom Thurow (tthurow@uwyo.edu) 307-766-2781, Agriculture Building, Room 1014

Dr. Dan Tinker (tinker@uwyo.edu) 307-766-4967, Aven Nelson Building, Room 131

Dr. Steve Williams (sewms@uwyo.edu) 307-766-2683 Agriculture Building, Room 2009

 

Forest Resources Minor Checklist


Share This Page:

Contact Us

Ecosystem Science and Management

Agriculture Building 2013

Department #3354

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2263

Email: esm@uwyo.edu

Ecosystem Science and Management
Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window)

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Twitter Icon Youtube Icon Instagram Icon Facebook Icon

Accreditation | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Gainful Employment | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Accessibility information icon