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Natural Resources (NATR)

Career Options & Highlights

This program offers a study of introductory ecology and natural resource courses. The need to understand and preserve our natural resources is becoming greater every year. This general education coursework prepares students to have a greater awareness and appreciation of the natural world around them and the threats posed by human actions.

Career Options
Environmental Educator
Forest Technician
Naturalist/Interpreter
Park Ranger
Restoration Ecologist
Science Writer
Wildlife Technician

Some career options may require more than two years of college study. Classes beyond the associate degree may be required to fulfill some career options or for preparation for transfer to a university program.

Highlights
- Hands-on field experience in wildlife and ecological sampling techniques.
- Working with wildlife, ecology, and forestry professionals in the field.

Updated 6/02/16

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