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Natural Resources Program Guide
Associate of Technical Science

** This program is undergoing revision **

Before enrolling in this program, please consult with Bob Gillespie, program adviser, for current program information.

Bob Gillespie, 509.682. 6624, or Mary Watson, Associate Dean of Workforce Education, 509.682.6614.

Required Courses
Offered at the Wenatchee campus

Year 1 Fall Quarter  Credits
NATR 108 Exploring Natural Resources 3
NATR 103 Field Safety and Preparedness 3
NATR 113 NCW Plant Identification 3
NATR 114 NCW Animal Identification 3
BCT 105 Computer Applications 5
     
Year 1 Winter Quarter  
CHEM& 110  Chemical Concepts 5
ENGL& 101* Composition 5

MATH 097* or
MATH 099

Intermediate Algebra (or higher) 5
     
Year 1 Spring Quarter  
BCT 116 Professional Work Relations 3
BIOL& 211 Majors Cellular 5
NATR 102 Maps and Navigation 3
NATR 115 Natural Resource Field Survey: Plants of NCW 3
NATR 116 Natural Resource Field Survey: Animals of NCW 3
     
Year 1 Summer Quarter  
NATR 196** Natural Resources Cooperative Work Experience 1-5
OCED 110 Career Assessment 2
First Year Total Credits 52-56
     
Year 2 Fall Quarter  
Ecology Majors Ecology (UI REM 221 online or other option)  5
ECON& 201  Microeconomics  5
MATH 105*  College Algebra  5
     
Year 2 Winter Quarter    
AGRI 263  Soils  5
MATH& 146*   Introduction to Statistics  5
     
Year 2 Spring Quarter    
NATR 235  Society and Natural Resources  5
ENGL 235* or 
201, 202, 203 
Composition: Technical Writing or Advanced Essay     
or Critical Analysis or Research
5
CMST& 220 Public Speaking 5
     
Year 2 Summer Quarter    
NATR 210          Natural Resource Portfolio and Final Project  5
     
Natural Resources ATS Degree Total Credits     97-101

*Assessment score required.
**Work experience credits may be taken any quarter.

Associate of Technical Science - Alternate

Technical Pathway for Possible Transfer to B.S. Program
(No articulation is in place at this time - consult NATR adviser and university adviser.)

Year 1 Fall Quarter  Credits
NATR 108 Exploring Natural Resources 3
NATR 103 FieldSafety and Preparedness 3
NATR 114 NCW Animal Identification 3
BCT 105 Computer Applications 5
     
Year 1 Winter Quarter  
MATH 105* College Algebra 5
ENGL& 101* English Composition 1 5
CHEM& 110** or
CHEM& 121
Chemical Concepts or
Introduction to Chemistry
5
     
Year 1 Spring Quarter  
BIOL& 211** Majors Cellular 5
BIOL 216 Plant Classification 5
NATR 102 Maps and Navigation 3
NATR 115 Natural Resource Field Survey: Plants of NCW 3
NATR 116 Natural Resource Field Survey: Animals of NCW 3
     
Year 1 Summer Quarter  
OCED 110 Career Assessment 2
NATR 196** Natural Resources Occupational Experience 1-5
     
Year 2 Fall Quarter  
Ecology Majors Ecology (UI REM221 online or equivalent) 5
ECON& 201 Micro Economics 5
MATH& 148 Business Calculus 5
     
Year 2 Winter Quarter  
CMST& 220*** or
CMST& 210
Public Speaking or
Interpersonal Communication
5
AGRI 263 Soils 5
MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics 5
     
Year 2 Spring Quarter  
NATR 235 Society and Natural Resources 5
ENGL 235* or 
201, 202, 203 
Composition: Technical Writing or Advanced Essay     
or Critical Analysis or Research
5
BIOL 217 or
BIOL 218
Introduction to Ornithology or
Insect Classification
5
     
Year 2 Summer Quarter  
NATR 210 Natural Resources Career Assessment 5
     
Natural Resources ATS Degree Total Credits   100-105


* Assessment score required.
**May be completed in any quarter of Year 1
***Take in Year 1 if desire to receive Certificate of Completion

 


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