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Spring Courses

Here is the list of courses offered in the 2020 Spring semester applicable to the Energy Resource Management and Development program.  Be sure you have met the prerequisites prior to registration.

College of Business Courses

The following courses offered by the College of Business require the submission of an online petition in order for Energy Resource Management and Development students to register. The petition will be submitted during advising appointments. This petition applies only to classes offered on the main campus.

  • ACCT 2010 Principles of Accounting I
  • DSCI 3210 Intro to Ops and Production Management
  • MGT 3210 Management and Organization

Online courses, designated by section 40, are open for registration beginning December 6. Do not submit a petition to register for any online class offered by the College of Business prior to December 6.

J-Term Winter Session Courses

J-term courses are offered between December 23, 2019 and February 7, 2020. Classes are offered in two sessions.

  • December 23, 2019 to January 24, 2020 - Generally, these are distance or on-line  courses that do not require face-to-face meetings.
  • January 6, 2020 to February 7, 2020 - These courses tend to be a hybrid course including an online format and face-to-face class time including study abroad and independent study.

Suggested classes to take during J-term include:

  • COJO 2010 Public Speaking
  • ENGL 4010 Technical Writing in the Professions
  • ENR 2000 Environment and Society
  • University Honors program offers online and study abroad options

These classes are Spring 2020 semester courses and count towards your spring course load.

All Concentrations

  • ACCT 2010 Principles of Accounting I
    • ACCT 2010 replaces ACCT 1010. New prerequisites are MATH 1400 and sophomore standing.
  • 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 Advanced Placement but have not fulfilled the Wyoming Constitution requirement of University Studies.
    • Online course
  • AGEC/ENR 4450 Negotiation
    • Offered spring semester
    • Required for Energy 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
    • New prerequisites are ACCT 1010 or 2010, MATH 2200 or 2350, STAT 2050 or 2070, and junior standing. All prerequisites must be passed with a grade of C or better.
  • ENGL 1010 College Composition and Rhetoric
    • Meets USP COM1 Communication 1.
  • USP COM 2 Communication 2
    • Take one of the following courses - COJO 2010, ECON 2400, ENGL 2005, ENR 2000, ENR 3300, ERS 2500, HP 2020 or UWYO 1600.
  • ENR 4500 Risk Analysis
    • This course is not being offered for the Spring 2020 semester.
    • Take GEOG 3550 Natural Hazards and Society as a replacement.
  • ERS 4965 Undergraduate Research
    • Controlled enrollment. Please contact Pam Henderson prior to registration.
    • Counts as elective credit.
  • ERS 4970 Internship
    • Controlled enrollment. Please contact Pam Henderson prior to registration.
    • Counts as elective credit.
  • 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.
    • Students in the 2018-2019 or prior catalogs take this class.
  • 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 if you need to meet a USP H Human Culture requirement.
    • Please note: Students who have taken ECON 1020 Principles of Microeconomics and ECON 1300 Oil: Business Culture Power meet the USP H Human Culture requirement. Check your degree evaluation and discuss any questions with your advisor.

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.

Math Classes

Please check with your advisor if you are unsure which math course you should take.

  • MATH 0921 Algebra I
  • MATH 0925 Algebra II
  • MATH 1400 College Algebra
    • Register for a lecture and a discussion section.
    • Online section available.
  • MATH 1405 Trigonometry
    • Register for a lecture and a discussion section.
    • Online section available.
  • MATH 1450 Algebra and Trigonometry
    • Online section available.
  • MATH 2200 Calculus I
  • MATH 2205 Calculus II
    • Register for a discussion section.
  • MATH 2210 Calculus III
    • Renewable Energy concentration only
  • MATH 2310 Applied Differential Equations
    • Renewable Energy concentration only
  • 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
    • Preferred economics elective
    • Take one of the following courses if ECON/ERS 3400 does not fit into your schedule.
  • AGEC 3750 Natural Resource Economics and Planning
    • Online course
  • AGEC 4700 Economics of Range Resources
  • AGEC 4720 Water Resource Economics
    • Online course

Energy 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.
    • Register for a lecture, lab and discussion section if you take CHEM 1020.
  • AGEC 3400 Agricultural Law
    • This class shows on your degree evaluation if you are in a catalog prior to 2018. Students in our program are no longer taking this class.
    • Take ERS 4120 Federal Public Lands Law offered in the fall semester.
  • USP COM3 Communications 3
    • Take ENR 4900 Environmental Assessment if you are declared in the Environment and Natural Resources program.
    • Otherwise, take one of the following courses.
      • ENGL 4010 Technical Writing in the Professions
      • ENGL 4025 Writing for the Web
      • ENGL 4057 Writing for Non-Profits
    • ERS 4900 Energy Resource Management Capstone is no longer taught.
  • ERS 3010 Air Quality Management
    • Offered spring semester
  • GEOG 2150 Foundations of GIS and Technology or GIST 1100 Geospatial Foundations
    • Take either class.
    • GEOG 2150 is a hybrid online class.
    • GIST 1100 is an online class.
  • GEOG 4200 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
    • GEOG 4200 has changed to a new class.
    • Take GIST 2100 Introduction to GIST.
    • 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
  • REWM 4710 Watershed Water Quality
  • SOIL 2010 Intro to Soil Science
    • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
    • Offered spring semester
  • SOIL 3130 Environmental Quality
    • SOIL 3130 is no longer offered consistently.
    • Take any 3000/4000 ENR, GEOG SOIL, REWM or RNEW class in its place that is not a required course in the concentration.
  • Electives for Energy Land and Water Concentration
    • ENR 3900 Seminar
    • ENR 4600 Campus Sustainability
    • ENR 4890 Topics
    • GEOG/REWM 4051 Environmental Politics
    • GIST 2160 Survey of Remote Sensing
    • GIST 4211 Advanced Remote Sensing
      • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
    • MGT 3410 Human Resource Management
    • MGT 3420 Organizational Behavior and Leadership
    • POLS 4052 Federal Land Politics
    • 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

  • ACCT 2020 Principles of Accounting II
    • ACCT 2020 replaces ACCT 1020.
  • DSCI 3210 Intro to Operations and Supply Chain Management
    • Take this class if you took IMGT 2400.
    • Students in the 2019-2020 catalog no longer take this class.
  • ERS 2010 Introduction to Land Management
    • Offered spring semester
  • ERS 4010 Petroleum Exploration and Production
    • Offered spring semester
    • Online course
  • ERS 4105 Property II
    • Offered spring semester
  • ERS 4110 Law of Contracts
    • Offered spring semester
    • Be sure to take this class prior to taking ERS 4100 Property I.
  • ERS 4135 Advanced Oil and Gas Law
    • Offered spring semester
    • Meets USP COM3 Communication 3
  • ERS 4985 Sem: Capstone Project
    • Offered spring semester
  • ES 1060 Engineering Problem Solving
    • Take this class if you took MATH 2200 Calculus I and are in the 2018-2019 or prior catalog year.
  • GEOG 2150 Foundations of GIS and Technology or GIST 1100 Geospatial Foundations
    • Take either class.
    • GEOG 2150 is a hybrid online class.
    • GIST 1100 is an online class.
  • GEOG 4200 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
    • GEOG 4200 has changed to a new class.
    • Take GIST 2100 Introduction to GIST.
    • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
  • GEOL 1100 Physical Geology
    • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
    • Do not take the class for Engineering majors.
  • IMGT 2400 Introduction to Information Management
    • This class has changed to IMGT 1400 and SER students are no longer taking the class.
    • Your advisor will discuss the options available to you if you have not taken this class and are in the 2018-2019 or prior catalog year.
  • MGT 1040 Legal Environment of Business
  • MKT 3210 Introduction to Marketing
  • Physical and Natural World course
    • Take a second Physical and Natural World course if you have not taken ENR 1000 Energy and Society. Check your degree evaluation.
    • Suggested courses include
      • ATSC 2100 Global Warming
      • GEOG 1010 Intro Physical Geography
      • GEOL 3650 Energy for Society
  • Electives for Professional Land Management
    • GEOG/REWM 4051 Environmental Politics
    • GIST 2160 Survey of Remote Sensing
    • GIST 4211 Advanced Remote Sensing
      • Register for a lecture and a lab section.
    • MGT 3410 Human Resource Management
    • MGT 3420 Organizational Behavior and Leadership
    • MGT 4340 Law for Managers
    • MGT 4350 Commercial Law
    • POLS 4052 Federal Land Politics

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.
  • ENGL 4010 Technical Writing in the Professions
    • Meets USP C3 Communication 3 requirement.
  • ENGL 4025 Writing for the Web
    • 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.
  • 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
  • ME 4460 Solar/Geothermal Engineering
  • Technical electives - take one course
    • ME 3170 Machine Design
  • PHYS 1210 Engineering Physics I

Honors Program

Review the Honors program courses offered in WyoCourses.

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