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Sustainable Rural Systems Major w/Environmental Resources Concentration

Sustainable Rural Systems Major with Environmental Resources Concentration

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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.

Program Requirements: Sustainable Rural Systems w/Environmental Resources Concentration is a minimum 80-82 graded credit hour degree. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00 is required for completion of the major.


REQUIRED CORE COURSES: 37-38 credits
Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
SRS 201Rural Society, Environment & Economy [SSC]4
SCI 226Environmental Science I: Ecology/Env Biology w/lab[SMI]5
SCI 227Environmental Science II: Env Chemistry w/Lab [SMI]5SCI 226
WR 320Professional Writing [UWR]3WR 121
SRS 321Rural Community and Economic Systems4
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

ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES CONCENTRATION: 22-23 credits

Complete the following concentration courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
GEOG 210Intro to GIS3
SCI 328Env Sci III: Ecosystems/Sustain Resource Use w/Lab5SRS 227
CSS 305Principles of Soil Science
CSS 305 is 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.
4
SCI 442Sustainable Water Resources4SCI 328

Choose two courses from the following list of OSU courses:

The following 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
AGRI 299Critical Issues Oregon Ag/Nat Resources [spring term]
Course has field trips to OSU research stations
3
FW 325Global Crises in Resource Ecology [winter term even yrs]3
RNG 341Rangeland Ecology & Management [fall term]
Course has required field trips
3
RNG 355Desert Watershed Management [winter term even years]3
RNG 421Wildland Restoration/Ecology [spring term odd years]
Course has required field trips
4CSS 305 and RNG 341

Total credits required for major: 80-82

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Last update May 2019