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2007-08 Undergraduate Catalog


Environmental Management in Agriculture
and Natural Resources
College: Agricultural and Life Sciences
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Hours for the Degree: 120

This interdisciplinary studies major provides training for environmental management with emphasis on our land and water resources. Graduates will find employment with agricultural producers, consulting companies and government agencies that are involved in maintaining a sustainable environment.

Critical Tracking and Semester Plan

Semester 1:

  • 2.0 UF GPA required for semesters 1-5
  • Complete 1 of 5 critical-tracking courses, excluding labs: CHM 2045/2045L, CHM 2046/2046L, MAC 2233, BSC 2010/2010L, BSC 2011/2011L

Semester 2:

  • Complete 2 additional critical-tracking course, excluding labs

Semester 3:

  • Complete 1 additional critical-tracking course, excluding labs

Semester 4:

  • Complete 1 additional critical-tracking course

Semester 5:

  • Complete all critical-tracking courses, including labs

To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold.

Suggested semester-by-semester plan

Semester 1Credits
BSC 2010 and 2010L Integrated Principles of Biology 1 (3) and Laboratory (1) (GE-B)4
Composition (GE-C, WR)3
Humanities (GE-H)3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S)3
Total 16
Semester 2Credits
BSC 2011 and 2011L Integrated Principles of Biology 2 (3) and Laboratory (1) (GE-B)4
CHM 2045 and 2045L General Chemistry 1 and Laboratory (GE-P)4
Humanities (GE-H) 3
AEE 3033C Research and Business Writing in Agricultural Sciences or
ENC 2210 Technical Writing
Total 14
Semester 3Credits
CHM 2046 and 2046L General Chemistry 2 (3) and Laboratory (1) (GE-P)4
PHY 2020 Principles of Physics (GE-P)3
CGS 2531 Problem Solving Using Computer Software (GE-M) or
ALS 3203 PC Use in Agriculture
STA 2023 Introduction to Statistics 1 (GE-M)3
Total 13
Semester 4Credits
MAC 2233 Survey of Calculus 1 (GE-M)3
AEE 3030C Effective Oral Communication or
SPC 2600 Introduction to Public Speaking
AEB 3103 Principles of Food and Resource Economics (4) (GE-S) or
ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics (3) (GE-S)
Humanities (GE-H) or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GE-S) 3
Total 17-18
Semester 5Credits
SOS 3022 Introduction to Soils in the Environment (GE-P)3
ALS 3133 Agricultural and Environmental Quality (GE-P)3
IPM 3022 Fundamentals of Pest Management3
Approved electives3
Total 12
Semester 6Credits
AEB 4274 Natural Resource and Environmental Policy3
ALS 3153 Agricultural Ecology3
AOM 3073 Safety in Agriculture3
SOS 4244 Wetlands3
Approved electives 3
Total 15
AOM 4643 Environmental Hydrology3
Approved electives3
Total 6
Semester 7Credits
SOS 4245 Water Resource Sustainability3
SOS 4223 Environmental Biogeochemistry3
GLY 2030C Environmental and Engineering Geology (GE-P)3
Approved electives6
Total 15
Semester 8Credits
SOS 4720C GIS in Soil and Water Science3
AEB 4123 Agricultural and Natural Resource Law3
Approved electives6
Total 12

Approved Electives

AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Management3
AEB 3144 Introduction to Agricultural Finance3
AEB 3300 Agricultural and Food Marketing3
AEB 3450 Introduction to Natural Resource and Environmental Economics3
AEB 4424 Human Resource Management in Agribusiness3
AGR 3005 Principles of Crop Science3
AGR 4231 Forage Science and Range Management4
AGR 4268C Sustainable Agricultural Systems Analysis3
ANS 3006C Introduction to Animal Science4
AOM 3732 Agricultural Water Management3
AOM 3734 Irrigation Principles and Practices in Florida3
ENY 3005 Principles of Entomology2
FNR 4660C Natural Resource Policy and Administration3
FOR 3214CC Fire in Natural Resource Management2
FOR 3855 Agroforestry in Southeastern United States3
HOS 3020 Principles of Horticulture Crop Production3
SOS 2007 The World of Water3
SOS 3022L Introduction to Soils in the Environment Laboratory1
SOS 4116 Environmental Nutrient Management3
SOS 4231C Soil, Water and Land Use3
SOS 4303C Soil Microbial Ecology3
SOS 4602C Soil Physics3
SOS 4715C Environmental Pedology4
WIS 3401 Wildlife Ecology and Management3