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ASUM Sustainability Coordinator
The Environmental Studies program teaches students through an interdisciplinary approach integrating natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities. This program includes hands-on learning experiences both in and out of the classroom. Students learn creative ways to handle environmental problems. At the undergraduate level, students are able to focus in five areas related to environmental studies; environmental justice, traditional ecological knowledge, environmental pre-law, environmental science, environmental writing and literature, and sustainability studies.
The College of Forestry and Conservation's undergraduate degree program in Forestry teach students about forest ecology, silviculture and timber harvesting. It also allows students to focus in the areas of Forest Operations or Forest Resource Management.
The undergraduate program in Parks, Tourism, and Recreation Management provides students with the skills needed to work in the outdoor industry while also protecting natural resources. Students can choose an optional degree track in recreation resource management, nature-based tourism, and outdoor recreation services.
The environmental studies minor allows students from other colleges to gain skills and knowledge in environmental affairs. It requires 25 credits, with a selection of both required courses and elective credits.
The EVST program seeks to provide students with the literacy, skills, and commitment needed to foster a healthy natural environment and to create a more sustainable, equitable, and peaceful world. To these ends, the EVST program educates and challenges students to become knowledgeable, motivated and engaged in environmental affairs. Students will acquire the skills and awareness that will enable them to promote positive social change and to improve both the environment and communities of Montana, and thereby the lives of Montanans.
Bachelor of Science in Forestry
Students will develop the necessary knowledge and skills to solve problems faced by natural resource management agencies and/or businesses. They will also nurture written and oral communication skills, while also creating an understanding for the biophysical environment. Students will acquire knowledge on quantitative and qualitative analysis to apply science-based methods to natural resource questions. They will also develop a respect and understanding for multiple values associated with natural resources and conservation.
Parks, Tourism, and Recreation Management
This Bachelor of Science in Recreation Management offers a multidisciplinary program featuring social, ecological, and political dimensions.
An undergraduate major integrating social and natural sciences to address real world environmental challenges.
The Wildland Restoration major provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to work in the area of ecological restoration. Ecological restoration is the fastest growing area of focus and employment in natural resource management. Students completing a major in Wildland Restoration at the university of Montana will be qualified to work in a number of fields concentrating on restoration or ecologically-based management of forest, grassland, riverine, and riparian ecosystems in both the private and public sector. The curriculum is also designed to prepare students for entry into graduate school for those who wish to pursue a higher education.
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