An analysis of traditional and alternative resource management philosophies, ecosystem preservation, and sustainable methods of management. This course addresses legal mandates for creating sustainable policies with regard to energy, water, air, forestry, minerals, wildlife, and other natural resources from local, state, and federal perspectives. Students create comprehensive management plans using current and alternative strategies to provide for efficient and effective ways to promote sustainable natural resource use. Note: Completion of a course on environment prior to taking this course is recommended.
Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016