The minor in natural resources conservation will provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to be a wise steward of our natural resources.   

In this five-course minor, you’ll learn about the ecology of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and how they can be managed to conserve biodiversity and protect their essential functions while providing sustainable benefits to society. 

The minor is flexible, allowing you to choose courses based on your interests and goals in areas such as urban forest management, natural resources policy and administration, and adapting to climate change.  

If you’re majoring in anything related to global conservation issues, this minor is ideal. It’s also an excellent choice if you want to develop a personal commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability, make smart career choices, and broaden your options for graduate school and future employment.