Natural Resources (BS): Soil, Water, and Land Use (11NATRLBS-11NATRLNRW)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ALS 103 Freshman Transitions & Diversity OR
ALS 303 Transfer Transitions & Diversity
1 CH 101 Chemistry – A Molecular Science 3
BIO 181 Intro. Biol: Ecology, Evolution, Biodiversity 4 CH 102 General Chemistry Lab 1
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research 4 MA 231 Calculus for Life & Mgmt Sci 1
MA 131 Calculus for Life & Mgmt Sci A 3 GEP Humanities Requirement ElectiveC 3
Foundation Elective1 3 AEC 360 Intro to Ecology 4
CSSC 290 – Professional Development in Crop & Soil Sciences 1 GEP Physical Education/
Healthy Living ElectiveE
1
16 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ARE 201 Intro Agri & Res Economics 3 MEA 101 Geology I Physical 3
GEP Physical Education/Healthy Living ElectiveE 1 MEA 110 Geology I Lab 1
SSC 200 Soil Science 3 PY 131 Conceptual Physics 4
SSC 201 Soil Science Laboratory 1 SSC 341 Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management 3
ST 311 Intro to Statistics 3 Economics, Management and Policy Elective3 3
Plant Science Elective6 3 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives ElectiveG 2
COM 110 Public Speaking or
COM 112 Interpersonal Communications
3
17 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
SSC 342 Soil and Plant Nutrient Analysis 1 NR 300 Natural Resource Measurements 4
SSC 461 Soil Physical Properties & Plant Growth 3 SSC 452 Soil Classification 4
Advanced Chemistry Elective 2 3-4 Geospatial Technologies Elective 4 3
Land Use Elective 5 3 Water, Wetlands, and Ecology Elective 7 3
Economics, Management and Policy Elective 3 3
13-14 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Experiential Learning Elective 3 Free Elective 3-4
ENG 331 Comm for Engineering and Tech or
ENG 332 Comm for Business & Management or
ENG 333 Comm for Science & Research
3 CSSC 490 Senior Seminar
in Crop and Soil Science
1
GEP Humanities Elective C 3 Land Use Elective 5 3
GEP Additional Breadth Elective F 3 Water, Wetlands, and Ecology Elective 7 3
GEP Social Sciences Elective D 3 Plant Science Elective 6 3
15 13-14

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120

Major/Program Footnotes

1 Foundation Elective: Select from ES 150, FW 221, or SSC 185.

2 Advanced Chemistry Elective: Select from CH 201 AND CH 202; CH 220 AND CH 222; or SSC 442.

3 Economics. Management and Policy Electives: Select from ARE 215, ARE 306, ARE 309, ARE 312, ARE 332, ARE 336, CS 418, NR 460, PS 201, PS 202, or PS 320.

4 Geospatial Technologies Electives: Select from BAE 325, FOR 353, GIS 280, GIS 512, SSC 440, or SSC 545.

5 Land Use Electives: Select from MEA 300, MEA 481, NR 400, NR 484, NR 510, SSC 410, SSC 421, SSC 427, SSC 455, or SSC 462.

6 Plant Science Electives: Select from CS 213, CS 230, CS 312, FOR 220, FOR 339, FOR 252, PB 200, PB 220, or PB 321.

7 Water. Wetlands and Ecology Electives: Select from AEC 400, AEC 419, AES 323, FOR 260, NR 420, NR 420, SSC 332, or SSC 470.

8 Experiential Leaning Elective: Select from CSSC 492 or CSSC 493

 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.
A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  MA 131, MA 132, MA 231, ST 311
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab) Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  CH 101, CH 102, CH 201, CH 202, BIO 181, PB 200, PB 360, PB 365, MEA 101, MEA 110, PY 211 C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  ENG 332 or 333
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: 3 hours are met by the ARE 201. 3 hours are met by PS 201 or PS 202,if chosen. 3 credit hours are met by COM 112 if chosen.
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course) Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)  X  Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or        Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours) Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: 3 hours are met by ES 150 or FW 221 or SSC 185 In the Foundation Elective requirement.
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better) The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD) Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: None
J. Global Knowledge (GK) Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:  None
K. Foreign Language proficiency
– Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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