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Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Rural Systems Major

Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Rural Systems Major

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DEGREE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Complete all Institutional Graduation Requirements (Including University Writing Requirement, Diversity Requirement, General Education Requirement, etc.) as provided at http://www.eou.edu/registrar.

An Associate of Applied Science or Equivalent transfer degree (90 transfer credits) is required to declare this program.

Program Requirements: The Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Rural Systems w/Environmental Resources Concentration is a minimum 80 graded credit hour degree. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative grade of C [2.00] is required for completion of the major.


REQUIRED CORE COURSES: 42-43 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
SRS 201Rural Society, Environment & Economy [SSC]4
ECON 202Macroeconomics [SSC,UWR]5MATH 095 or 098
SCI 226Environmental Science I: Ecology/Env Biology w/lab[SMI]5
SCI 226LEnvironmental Science I: Ecology/Env Biology Lab0Must be taken with SCI 226
SCI 227Environmental Science II: Env Chemistry w/Lab [SMI]5SCI 226
SCI 227LEnvironmental Science II: Env Chemistry Lab0Must be taken with SCI 227
GEOG 201Intro to GIS [SMI]4
WR 320Professional Writing [UWR]3WR 121
SRS 363Rural Land Use and Sustainable Development4
SRS 451Natural Resource and Environmental Policy4SRS 363
SRS 493Response to Climate Change4SCI 227

Choose one of the following courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
STAT 243Elementary Statistics [SMI]4MATH 095 or MATH 098
STAT 327Statistics & Experimental Design [SMI]5MATH 105 or 111

REQUIRED PROJECT COURSES: 21 credit hours
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
SRS 215Rural Systems Seminar
SRS 215 must be taken at least 3 times but no more than 6 times
1
SRS 316Rural Systems Project
SRS 316 must be taken at least 3 times but no more than 6 times
2SRS 215
SRS 417Project Leadership and Community Connections12SRS 215

SUSTAINABLE RURAL SYSTEMS ELECTIVES: 16 credits

Take 16 credits from the following lists of courses:

AGRI, CSS & FW courses are provided by Oregon State University (OSU) on Eastern Oregon University’s Campus. Enrollment for the course is through OSU, students must be an active student at OSU to enroll.

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
CSS 305Principles of Soil Science4
FW 325Global Crises in Resource Ecology [winter term even yrs]3
AGRI 299Critical Issues Oregon Ag/Nat Resources [spring term] Course has field trips to OSU research stations3
SSCI 409Urban Rural Ambassador Institute [SSC]2
SCI 328Env Sci III: Ecosystems & Sustainable Resource Use w/Lab5SCI 227
SCI 328LEnv Sci III: Ecosystems & Sustainable Resource Use Lab0Must be taken with SCI 228
SCI 422Sustainable Water Resources4SCI 328
CS 161Foundations of CS I4

 

May Choose one of the following history courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
HIST 345Environmental History 5
HIST 444History of the Pacific Northwest [UWR]5

 

May Choose one of the following sociology courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
SOC 365Communities [SSC] 5
SOC 370Environment & Society [SSC]5

 

May Choose one of the following political science courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
POLS 151Intro to Public Administration [SSC] 5
POLS 351Public Administration [SSC]5
POLS 352Budgets and Process [UWR]5

 

May Choose one of the following OSU rangeland courses:

RNG courses are provided by Oregon State University (OSU) on Eastern Oregon University’s Campus. Enrollment for the course is through OSU, students must be an active student at OSU to enroll.

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
RNG 341Rangeland Ecology & Management [fall term] Course has required field trips3
RNG 355Desert Watershed Management [winter term even years]3
RNG 421Wildland Restoration/Ecology [spring term odd years] Course has required field trips5RNG 341 & CSS 305

 

Total credits required for major: 79-80

 

EPCC update March 2021 (removed concentrations)

Previous EPCC Economics of Rural Systems Concentration Checksheet this checksheet is through spring 2021

Previous EPCC Environmental Resources Concentration Checksheet this checksheet is through spring 2021

[degree creation winter 2020]