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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)

REM 440 Wildland Restoration Ecology (3 credits)
REM 459 Rangeland Ecology (2 credits)
REM 507 Landscape and Habitat Dynamics (3 credits)

REM 407/REM510 GIS Application in Fire Ecology and Management (2 credits)
REM 410 Principles of Vegetation Measurement and Assessment (2 credits)
REM 411 Ecological Monitoring and Analysis (2 credits)

NRS 573 Planning and Decision Making for Watershed Management (3 credits)
FOR 554 Air Quality, Pollution, and Smoke (3 credits)
FOR 584 Natural Resources Policy Development (3 credits)
ENVS 536 Principles of Sustainability (3 credits)
NR 507 Moral Reasoning in Natural Resources (2 credits)

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

Phone: 208-885-0165


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