Wetland Ecology Minor

Wetland Ecology Minor
Wetland Ecology Minor

Program Overview

Students in biology, environmental conservation studies, forestry, plant biology, environmental sciences, wildlife and conservation biology, and related majors should consider obtaining a minor in wetland ecology. There is a strong demand among consulting firms, private conservation groups, and state and federal agencies for employees with knowledge and experience relevant to wetland resource management. The minor consists of 20 credits (totaling five courses) with grades of C- or better, and no pass/fail courses. No more than 8 credits used to satisfy major requirements may be used for the minor.


Natural Resources and the Environment
114 James Hall
Durham, NH 03824

Phone: (603) 862-1022

Curriculum & Requirements

NR 504Freshwater Resources4
or NR 703 Watershed Water Quality Management
NR 711Wetland Ecology and Management4
Select one field-oriented course:4
NR #719
Wetlands Restoration and Mitigation
MEFB 747
Aquatic Plants in Restoration/Management
Elective Courses - choose two from the list below for a minimum of 8 additional credits:
BIOL 566
Systematic Botany
GEN 713
Microbial Ecology and Evolution
MEFB 722
Marine Phycology
NR 527
Forest Ecology
NR 765
Community Ecology
NR 751
Aquatic Ecosystems
NR 425
Field Dendrology
NR 501
Studio Soils
NR 602
Natural Resources and Environmental Policy
NR #621
Field Description of Soils
NR 706
Soil Ecology
MEFB 725
Marine Ecology
Total Credits12

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