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The Fire Ecology and Management Option of MNR consists of 30 semester credits (14 credits of Core Courses; 2-3 credits of Ecology; 4 credits of Tools and Technology; 6 credits of Policy, Planning, and Society; with 2 credits of non-thesis research for a final project). Up to 12 semester credits can be transferred into the program from other institutions. Admission to the College of Graduate Studies requires a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0, three letters of reference, and a statement of purpose. Coursework must include a minimum of 18 credits numbered 500 or above.

FOR 451 Fuels Inventory and Management (3 credits)
FOR 526 Fire Ecology (3 credits)
FOR 546 Science Synthesis and Communication (3 credits)
FOR 557 Advanced Fire Behavior (3 credits)
FOR 587 Wildland Fire Policy (2 credits)

FISH 526 Climate Effects and Conservation Management (2 credits)
FISH 540 Wetland Restoration (3 credits)
FOR 501 Seminar (1 credit)
REM 440 Restoration Ecology (3 credits)
REM 459 Rangeland Ecology (3 credits)
REM 507 Landscape and Habitat Dynamics (3 credits)
WLF 440 Conservation Biology (3 credits)
WLF 506 External Speakers (1 credit)

ENVS 551 Research Methods in the Environmental Stoical Sciences (3 credits)
FOR 454/554 Air Quality, Pollution, and Smoke (3 credits)
NRS 578 LIDAR and Optical Remote Sensing Analysis (3 credits)
NRS 580 Restoration Ecology Practicum (2 credits)
REM 407/510 GIS Application in Fire Ecology and Management (2 credits)
REM 507 Landscape and Habitat Dynamics (3 credits)
REM 520 Advanced Vegetation Measurement and Monitoring (3 credits)

ENVS 523 Planning Sustainable Places (3 credits)
ENVS 530 Planning Theory and Process (3 credits)
ENVS 577 Law, Ethics, and the Environment (3 credits)
FOR 454/554 Air Quality, Pollution, and Smoke (3 credits)
FOR 584 Natural Resources Policy Development (3 credits)
FS/ENVS 536 Principles of Sustainability (3 credits)
NRS 501 Seminar (1 credit)
NRS 507 Moral Reasoning in Natural Resources (3 credits)
NRS 555 Human Dimensions of Natural Resources (3 credits)
NRS 574 Environmental Politics and Policy (3 credits)
NRS 576 Environmental Project Management and Decision Making (2 credits)
NRS 588 NEPA in Policy and Practice

All available course offerings can be viewed in the course catalog.

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CNR | Graduate Studies Office

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1142
Moscow, ID 83844-1142

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