Amber  Hutson

Amber Hutson

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Jackson Community College

Program Guide: Natural Resource Management

First Year

First Semester
ENG 131 3
MAT 141 5
BIO 161 4
Humanities elective 3
Second Semester
ENG 132 3
Elective 5
BIO 162 4
Social Science elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
CEM 141 or CEM 131 4-5
BIO 258 5
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Second Semester
U.S. Diversity elective 3
ECN 232 3
GEL 160 4
MAT 133 4
Elective 3


  • Degrees offered: B.S.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-ECN course.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • Choose electives from:  CEM 142, CIS 101, CIS 165
  • World Perspectives electives: ANT 131, CUL 175, ENG 257, GEO 132, PLS 262, SPN 232
  • U.S. Diversity electives: ENG 249, HST 125, SOC 235, SOC 246


Natural Resource Management majors will be prepared to assume responsibility for the management of natural resources on either private or public lands. They will be prepared to deal with optimizing and balancing the use and production of commodities such as soils, water, timber, range land, and minerals with the less tangible values of scenery, air and water quality, recreation, wildlife, and social well-being.

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