Environment and Natural Resources

Dr. Matthew Therrell doing field workOur faculty and students have ongoing research to understand ecological and earth surface processes to improve the ways in which natural resources are managed. Our research advances solution-driven science to maintain the integrity of natural systems while providing the goods and services society desires.

Academic Programs

Students enrolled in our undergraduate programs can choose environment and natural resources as an area of concentration, meaning that they will complete at least 12 hours of coursework in topics such as forest ecology and management, watershed processes and management, soil science, environmental change, and endangered species among others.

Students enrolled in our graduate programs can choose to concentrate in environment and natural resources. The concentration requires a requisite number of hours in coursework from a list of designated courses.

Affiliated Faculty

The following faculty members conduct research and teach courses in environment and natural resources: