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Natural Resources & Conservation Management

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Conservationists protect and sustain our world’s natural resources for future generations. Students interested in the Natural Resource and Conservation Management Program at Thomas University will be provided with the academic background and professional training to pursue careers in this rapidly growing field.

Natural resource conservation is a multi-disciplinary field that integrates rigorous academic training in the natural, conservation, and geospatial sciences. Students will solve complex conservation problems through hands-on interdisciplinary approaches. This degree provides a challenging and rewarding experience while simultaneously preparing the student for careers in resource planning, management, conservation, restoration and education within the field of natural resources.

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Natural Resource Management



  • Composition I
  • Composition II
  • Oral Communication for Professionals
  • University Studies
  • College Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Science elective (1 classes)
  • Inquiry electives (2 classes)
  • Creativity electives (2 classes)
  • Cultural Foundations electives (3 classes)


  • Biology I and II
  • Chemistry I
  • Topography and Navigation
  • Botany
  • Ecology
  • Physical Science
  • Environmental Science
  • GIS I and II
  • Conservation Science
  • Environmental Systems
  • Remote Sensing
  • Community GIS
  • Zoology
  • Senior Seminar or Internship

In lieu of the capstone course, students completing this degree online may choose GEO-495 GIS Internship, which is an internship course at your location, or BIO 403 Field Biology, which is a 1-week long regional field course. Both options are offered during the summer semester.

NOTE:  Students taking this major online will need to have access to ESRI software.  Please click here for system requirements 

Minor/Electives 24 credits


CIP Code 30.0104

Natural Resource & Conservation Management Curriculum PDF 


Sustainable Forestry Bureau of Labor Statistics

Environmental Scientist and Specialists Bureau of Labor Statistics

Conservation Scientists and Foresters Bureau of Labor Statistics


Students with no prior college, please provide an official high school transcript or GED. Students with prior college credit  must submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges.

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