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Natural Resources

Learn from the Land

The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree in Natural Resources prepares students for employment in the conservation and natural resources fields. These fields include careers in forestry, wildlife management, water quality, soil science, wildland fire management, park management, environmental science, and environmental education.

  • Students who earn a Natural Resources degree also have the opportunity to continue their education by earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry, Wildlife, Resource Management or other related areas at a four-year college or university.
  • Completion of this program will endow a graduate with the ability to:
    • Explain environmental principles;
    • Show an appreciation of Natural Resources and the environment;
    • Describe Natural Resources and the role it has in preserving the environment;
    • Research the history of resource management on the Menominee Reservation;
    • Compare the management practices typically used in Natural Resources;
    • Summarize ecological principles used in Natural Resources;
    • Design data collection tools to analyze environmental issues in the community;
    • Apply knowledge of environmental issues in the field using case studies.

Credits

A CNC Machinist degree requires only 27-28 credits, and is earnable in two full-time semesters.

Job Diversity

A Natural Resources degree allows students to venture into a series of fields, from teaching and environmental science, to conservation and analysis. [1]

Job Security

An individual with a Natural Resources degree expected to earn a median wage of $53,000 in 2019 [2].

Career Opportunities

Completion of this program offers students the opportunity to continue their education by earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry, Wildlife, Resource Management or other related areas at a four-year college or university

In addition to the Bureau of Labor Statistic's Standard Occupational Classification, or "SOC" Code, the following are examples of job titles that degree-holding individuals have gone on to attain.

Bureau of labor statistics soc code: 11-9121
Agricultural Scientist Chemical Engineer Supervisor
R&D Director Water Team Leader

Tuition Facts

Program length:
63 Credits 
$8,265 for tuition and fees
(Before 50% Tuition discount)
$922 for books and supplies (estimate)

Testimonials

Appolonia Gomez, Class of '21

“They said I could get through it in nine months, which I did [...] half the time, it didn’t even feel like I was in school. I was just doing what I like to do.”

“They said I could get through it in nine months, which I did[...]
Half the time, it didn’t even feel like I was in school. I was just doing what I like to do.”

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