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Spring Courses

Here is the list of courses offered in the 2018 Spring semester applicable to the Energy Resource Management and Development program.  Be sure you have met the prerequisites prior to registration.

Notice to Graduating Seniors

ERS 4900 Energy Resource Management Capstone is no longer being offered. Take one of the following courses to meet the USP COM3 Communications 3 requirement based on your concentration.

  • Air Land and Water
    • ENR 4900 Environmental Assessment if you are declared in the Environment and Natural Resources concurrent major.
    • ENGL 4010 Technical Writing in Professions
    • ENRL 4075 Writing for Non-Profits
  • Professional Land Management
    • ERS 4135 Advanced Oil and Gas Law
  • Renewable Energy
    • ENR 4900 Environmental Assessment if you are declared in the Environment and Natural Resources concurrent major.
    • ENGL 4010 Technical Writing in Professions
    • ENRL 4075 Writing for Non-Profits

J-TERM Winter session courses

J-term courses are offered between December 20, 2017 and February 9, 2018. Classes are offered in two sessions.

  • December 20, 2017 to January 19, 2018 - Generally, these are international and domestic travel courses, Wyoming based field courses, and all distance education courses that do not require face-to-face meetings.
  • January 2, 2018 to February 9, 2018 - These courses tend to by a hybrid course including an online format and face-to-face class time.

These classes are Spring 2018 semester courses and count towards your spring course load.

We are offering two courses during the J-term this year.

  • ERS 4970 Internship is available to those students who have completed an internship and need to take the course. Students in the Air Land and Water concentration and the Renewable Energy concentration can take this course.
  • ERS 4990 Topics: Career Development is open to students who are planning on attending the spring job fair and are preparing a job search. The class focuses on resume and cover letter development, Handshake and LinkedIn profiles, and interview skills. Mock interviews will be conducted when students have returned to Laramie during the first two weeks of the semester.

All Concentrations

  • ACCT 1010 Principles of Accounting I
  • ECON 1020 Principles of Microeconomics
    • Meets USP H Human Culture requirement
  • ECON 1200 Economics Law and Government
    • Meets the USP V US and Wyoming Constitution requirement.
  • POLS 1100 Wyoming Government
    • Intended for students who have earned credit for American Government at an out-of-state college or by Advance Placement but have not fulfilled the Wyoming Constitution requirement of University Studies.
    • Online course
  • AGEC/ENR 4450 Negotiation
    • Offered spring semester
    • Required for Air Land Water and Professional Land Management. Renewable Energy students may take this class or AGEC/ENR 4550 Negotiation Analysis offered fall semester.
  • DSCI 4260 Project Management
    • Offered spring semester
  • ENGL 1010 College Composition and Rhetoric
    • Meets USP COM1 Communication 1.
  • ERS 2500 Communication Across Topics in Energy
    • Meets USP COM2 Communication 2.
  • ERS 4965 Undergraduate Research
    • Controlled enrollment. Please contact Pam Henderson prior to registration.
  • ERS 4970 Internship
    • Controlled enrollment. Please contact Pam Henderson prior to registration.
  • ERS 4970 Internship J-Term
    • Controlled enrollment. Please contact Pam Henderson prior to registration.
  • ERS 4990 Tps: Career Development J-term
    • Students prepare for the spring job fair and upcoming job searches. Utilizing EPIC and the UW Career Guide, students will learn how to draft resumes and cover letters, establish a Handshake profile and learn how to use LinkedIn for a job search. Mock interviews will be conducted during the first two weeks of the spring semester.
  • ES 1060 Engineering Problem Solving
    • Register for a lecture and a lab.
    • Professional Land Management students can take this class if they take MATH 2200 Calculus I.
  • FIN 3250 Corporate Finance
  • MGT 3210 Management and Organization
  • STAT 2050 Fundamentals of Statistics or STAT 2070 Introductory Statistics for the Social Sciences
    • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
  • Human Culture class
    • Select one human culture class of your choice
    • Please note: ECON 1300 Oil: Business Culture Power can be used to fulfill the USP H Human Culture requirement. It will be offered in the Fall 2018 semester.

First-Year Seminar Classes

All freshmen who did not complete a first-year seminar course during the fall semester must complete one during the spring semester. Click here for the list of first-year seminar classes being offered.

Math Classes

Please check with Pam Henderson if you are unsure which math course you should take.

  • MATH 0900 Pre-Algebra
  • MATH 0921 Algebra I
  • MATH 0925 Algebra II
  • MATH 1400 College Algebra
    • Register for a lecture and a discussion section.
  • MATH 1405 Trigonometry
    • Register for a lecture and a discussion section.
  • MATH 1450 Algebra and Trigonometry
  • MATH 2200 Calculus I
  • MATH 2205 Calculus II
    • Register for a discussion section.
  • MATH 2210 Calculus III
    • Renewable Energy concentration
    • Register for a discussion section.
  • MATH 2310 Applied Differential Equations
    • Renewable Energy concentration
  • MATH 2350 Business Calculus
    • Professional Land Management concentration
    • Register for a discussion section.
  • MATH 2355 Math Applications for Business
    • Professional Land Management concentration
    • Register for a discussion section.

Economics Electives

  • ECON/ERS 3400 Energy Markets and Policy
    • This is the preferred class for the economics elective.
  • AGEC 3750 Natural Resource Economics and Planning
    • Online course
  • AGEC 4600 Community Economic Analysis
  • AGEC 4660 Community and Economic Development
  • AGEC 4720 Water Resource Economics
    • Online course
  • ECON 4420 Sem: Economics for ENR/Conserv Economics

Air Land and Water Concentration

  • CHEM 1020 General Chemistry I may be substituted for CHEM 1000 Introductory Chemistry.
    • CHEM 1000 is the preferred class and is offered in the fall semester.
  • AGEC 3400 Agricultural Law
    • We prefer you take ERS 4120 Federal Public Lands Law offered in the fall semester.
    • AGEC 3400 is open only to Agricultural Economics students in the spring semester
  • ENGL 4010 Technical Writing in the Professions
    • Meets USP C3 Communication 3 requirement.
    • Substitute for ERS 4900 Energy Resource Management Capstone which is no longer taught.
  • ENGL 4075 Writing for Non-Profits
    • Meets USP C3 Communication 3 requirement.
    • Substitute for ERS 4900 Energy Resource Management Capstone which is no longer taught.
  • ENR 4900 Environmental Assessment
    • Meets USP C3 Communication 3 requirement.
    • Students declared in the Environment and Natural Resources program use this class to meet their C3 requirement.
    • Substitute for ERS 4900 Energy Resource Management Capstone which is no longer taught.
  • GEOG 2150 Foundations of GIS and Technology
    • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
  • LIFE 1010 General Biology
    • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
  • LIFE 3400 General Ecology
  • REWM 2000 Principles of Rangeland Management
  • REWM 4580 Rangeland Restoration Ecology
    • Offered spring semester
  • SOIL 2010 Intro to Soil Science
    • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
    • Offered spring semester
  • Electives for Air Land and Water Concentration
    • CE 1010 Civil Engineering Tools
      • We strongly recommend you take this class to learn about AutoCAD.
    • CE 4430 Environmental Engineering Chemistry
      • Prerequisite is CHEM 1020
    • ENR 4600 Campus Sustainability
    • ENR 4890 Topics
    • ERS 4990 Topics
    • GEOG 3150 Survey of Remote Sensing Applications
    • GEOG 3480 Environmental Change
    • GEOG 4210 Advanced GIS
      • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
    • MGT 3410 Human Resource Management
    • MGT 3420 Organizational Behavior and Leadership
    • REWM 4530 Seminar
    • REWM 4700 Watershed Management
    • REWM 4850 Range Vegetation Management Techniques
    • RNEW 4990 Topics: Ecosystem Restoration
    • SOIL 4100 Soil Physics
    • SOIL 4105 Soil Physics Lab
    • SOIL 4130 Chem Soil Environment
    • SOIL 4140 Soil Microbiology
      • Register for a lecture and a lab section.

Professional Land Management Concentration

All students in the Professional Land Management concentration will be moved to the Fall 2017 catalog. This change is being made so your degree evaluation accurately reflects the new law classes being offered by the School of Energy Resources.

  • ACCT 1020 Principles of Accounting II
  • DSCI 3210 Intro to Operations and Supply Chain Management
    • Take this class if you took IMGT 2400.
  • ERS 2010 Introduction to Land Management
  • ERS 4010 Petroleum Exploration and Production
    • Offered spring semester
  • ERS 4105 Property II
    • Offered spring semester
  • ERS 4110 Law of Contracts
    • Offered spring semester
  • ERS 4135 Advanced Oil and Gas Law
    • Offered spring semester
    • Meets USP COM3 Communication 3
  • ERS 4985 Sem: RPL Exam Prep
    • Offered spring semester
  • ES 1060 Engineering Problem Solving
    • Take this class if you took MATH 2200 Calculus I
  • GEOG 2150 Foundations of GIS and Technology
    • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
  • GEOL 1100 Physical Geology
    • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
  • IMGT 2400 Introduction to Information Management
    • Take this class if you took MATH 2350 Business Calculus
  • MGT 1040 Legal Environment of Business
  • MKT 3210 Introduction to Marketing
  • Physical and Natural World course
    • Take a second Physical and Natural World course.
    • Take CHEM 1000 Introductory Chemistry (fall semester) or CHEM 1020 General Chemistry I (fall or spring semester) if you plan to take REWM 4710 Water Quality Management as an elective.
    • Suggested courses include
      • ATSC 2100 Global Warming: The Science
      • ENR/GEOL 1500 Water, Dirt and Climate
      • GEOG 1010 Intro Physical Geography
      • GEOL 3650 Energy for Society
  • Electives for Professional Land Management
    • ERS 3010 Air Quality Management
      • Prerequisite is CHEM 1000 Introductory Chemistry or CHEM 1020 General Chemistry I
      • Offered spring semester
    • ERS 4990 Topics
    • GEOG 3150 Survey of Remote Sensing Applications
    • GEOG 4210 Advanced GIS
      • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
    • LS 2100 Records Research for Surveyors
      • Online course
    • MGT 3410 Human Resource Management
    • MGT 3420 Organizational Behavior and Leadership
    • MGT 4340 Law for Managers
    • MGT 4350 Commercial Law
    • MGT 4470 Negotiations and Conflict Resolution
    • REWM 4710 Watershed Water Quality Management counts as an elective for those students who have completed the course with a grade of C or better.

Renewable Energy Concentration

  • CHEM 1020 General Chemistry I
    • Register for a lecture, lab, and discussion section.
  • CHEM 1030 General Chemistry II
    • Register for a lecture, lab, and discussion section.
  • CHEM/ERS 4050 Solar Energy Conversion
    • Offered spring semester every other year
  • ENGL 4010 Technical Writing in the Professions
    • Meets USP C3 Communication 3 requirement.
  • ENGL 4075 Writing for Non-Profits
    • Meets USP C3 Communication 3 requirement.
  • ES 2110 Statics
  • ES 2120 Dynamics
  • ES 2210 Electric Circuit Analysis
    • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
  • ES 2310 Thermodynamics I
  • ES 2330 Fluid Dynamics
  • ES 2410 Mechanics of Materials
  • ME 3360 Transport Phenomena
  • Technical electives - take one course
    • ME 3010 Interm Mechnicals of Materials
    • ME 3040 Thermodynamics II
    • ME 3170 Machine Design
  • PHYS 1210 Engineering Physics I
    • Section 01 the lecture and lab are integrated.
    • Section 02 register for a lecture, lab, and discussion section.

Honors Program

Review the Honors program courses offered in WyoCourses.


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