Natural Resource Ecology and Management (BS)

Oklahoma State University

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2019
Submitted by: Claire Pope
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


The mission of the Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM )program is to increase public awareness and understanding, through teaching, research and Extension, of the ecology, management and sustainable use of these natural resources that are important for maintaining ecosystem health, species diversity, agriculture and forest production, hunting and fishing, and the enjoyment of experiencing nature.

The NREM department supports undergraduate programs in Fisheries and Aquatic Biology, Forest Ecology and Management, Rangeland Ecology and Management, Wildlife Ecology and Management and Wildlife Biology/Pre-veterinary Science. Courses in these study options fulfill the requirements for many applied and professional careers in the natural resource disciplines, including certification with the Society of American Foresters, the Wildlife Society, and the American Fisheries Society.