May 30, 2023
NATRS 298 - Independent Study-Natural Resources 5 Credits: 1-5
Encourages students to study and develop independently in their area of special interest in natural resources. Students must obtain approval on their study project from the instructor.
Enrollment Requirement: Instructor consent.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Develop a deeper understanding of their specific area of interest within natural resources.
- Hone skills and techniques to further develop field based experience for their specific area of interest within natural resources.
- Attain a job in the Natural Resources field.
- Manage Forestland and Resources to attain positive outcomes.
- Demonstrate effective written and verbal communications between industry partners and cooperators.
- Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
- Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
- Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.
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