Curriculum

Refer to the CSU catalog for course descriptions and prerequisites.

Online Courses are also offered as part of the Master of Natural Resources Stewardship (MNRS) online degree.

Course Overrides

For any regular course (those with a set number of credits and a listed instructor), please request an override from the person teaching the course.

For non-regular courses (those with variable credits) please complete the online Variable Credit Override Form.

Photo of a student's forestry measurements and calculations at the CSU Mountain Campus
Forestry Courses  
 Course/Syllabus  Title Instructor(s)
F 230  Forest Field Measurements  Rocky Coleman
F 310  Forest & Rangeland Ecogeography  Troy Ocheltree
F 311  Forest EcologyMiranda Redmond
F 312  Dendrology  Rocky Coleman
F 321  Forest Biometry  Wade Tinkham
F 322  Economics of the Forest Environment  Douglas Rideout
F 324  Fire Effects and Adaptations  Monique Rocca
F 325  Silviculture  Seth Ex
F 326  Wildland Fire Behavior & Management  Chad Hoffman
F 330  Timber Harvesting and the Environment  Kurt Mackes
F 421  Forest Stand Management  Seth Ex
F 422  Quantitative Methods in Forest Management  Yu Wei
F 425  Advanced Wildland Fire Management  Chad Hoffman
F 430  Forestry Field Practices  Kurt Mackes
FHORT 466  Urban & Community Forestry  Keith Wood & James Klett
F 487  Professional Forestry Internship  All department faculty
F 495  Independent Study  All department faculty
F 510  Ecophysiology of Trees  Troy Ocheltree
F 521Adv Quant Methods-Forestry IIYu Wei
F 524  Forest Fire Meteorology and Behavior  Chad Hoffman
F 525  Silvicultural Practices  Seth Ex
F 624  Fire EcologyMonique Rocca
F 693  Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Seminar  Sonya Le Febre
F 721  Forest PolicyKathie Mattor
F 580A3  Principles of Wood Utilization for Foresters  Kurt Mackes
F 581A3Multiple Resource SilvicultureJacob Mueller
Course/SyllabusTitleInstructor(s)
NR 130 Global Environmental Systems Ursula Quillmann
NR 150Oceanography Ursula Quillmann
NR 193First Year SeminarMegan Mardesen and Tiara Marshall
NR 220Natural Resource Ecology and Measurements Rocky Coleman
NR 319Geospatial Applications in Natural Resources Rocky Coleman
NR 320 Natural Resource History and Policy Tony Cheng/Courtney Schultz
NR 326Forest Vegetation Management Wilfred Previant
NR 370Coastal Environmental Ecology Ursula Quillmann
NR 400Public Relations in Natural Resources Glenn Sandiford
NR 420 Integrated Ecosystem Management Wei Yu
NR 421Natural Resource Sampling Wade Tinkham
NR 422GIS Applications in Natural Resource Management Yu Wei
NR 423Applications of Global Positioning Systems Rocky Coleman
NR 425Natural Resource Policy & Sustainability Courtney Schultz
NR 444Fire Economics and PolicyDoug Rideout
NR 479Restoration Case StudiesTony Cheng & Mark Paschke
NR 493Seminar-GIS & Remote Sensing Applications Rocky Coleman
NR 512Spatial Statistical Modeling-Natural Resources TBD
NR 523Quantitative Spatial AnalysisTBD
NR 565 (Online)Principles of Natural Resources EcologySonya Le Febre
NR 567 (Online) Analysis of Environmental ImpactsTBD
NR 578Ecology of Disturbed LandsMark Paschke
NR 625Community-Based Natural Resource ManagementMaria Fernandez-Gimenez
NR 678Advanced Ecological RestorationMark Paschke
NR 693Natural Resources Stewardship Seminar Sonya Le Febre
Course/Syllabus TitleInstructor(s)
RS 300Rangeland Conservation and StewardshipPaul Meiman
F/RS 310Forest and Rangeland Ecogeography Troy Ocheltree
F 312Rangeland Plant Identification LabRocky Coleman, Christine Bern & Nancy Hastings
RS 329Rangeland Assessment Casey Matney & Maria E. Fernandez-Gimenez
RS 351Wildland Ecosystems in a Changing World Cameron Aldridge
RS 432Rangeland Measurements and Monitoring Maria Fernandez-Gimenez
RS 452Rangeland Herbivore Ecology and Management Paul Meiman
RS 478Restoration Ecology Mark Paschke
RS 495Independent Study All department faculty
RS 496Group Study All department faculty
RS 500Advanced Rangeland Management Casey Matney
RS 532Range Ecosystem Sampling Maria Fernandez-Gimenez
RS 565Riparian Ecology and Management Paul Meiman
RS 630 (Online)Ecology of Grasslands and Shrublands Jayne Jonas
RS 693Forest & Rangeland Stewardship Seminar Sonya Le Febre
RS 695Independent StudyAll department faculty
RS 696Group StudyAll department faculty
RS 698ResearchAll department faculty
RS 699ThesisAll department faculty
RS 795Independent StudyAll department faculty
RS 798Research All department faculty
RS 799DissertationAll department faculty