The Minor

The minor in Natural Resources Conservation provides students with with basic ecological knowledge and environmental literacy. Students can design their minor to be focuses in a variety of areas including wildlife, fish, and forest ecology. This mionr may aid students in developing their own personal commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability, making career choices, and broadening their options for future opportunities.


The Natural Rescources Conservation (NRC) minor requires 15 credits of NRC courses. Only one 100-level course may count toward the minor. Two courses must be taken from the following list: NRC 225, 232, 260, and 261. More details can be found at the NRC website.

Minor Contact and Advising

Please contact the Chief Undergraduate Advisor, Lena Fletcher, at if you are interested in the NRC minor.