Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement

Program:
Minor in Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement
Program Code:
5415 Conserv,Rec&Envir Enforcement
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
FS15
Department:
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement

The Minor in Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement is designed to combine the natural resource expertise of the fisheries and wildlife, forestry, parks, recreation and tourism, and environmental sustainability programs, with the law enforcement expertise of the criminal justice program to serve those students with career interests in conservation, recreation or environmental law enforcement. The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs in criminal justice, fisheries and wildlife, forestry, parks, recreation and tourism and environmental studies and sustainability. The minor is administered by the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife.

Students who are interested in enrolling should apply to the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife for acceptance.

With the approval of the department and college that administer the student’s degree program, courses that are used to satisfy the requirements for the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Requirements for the Minor in Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement

The student must complete (19 to 20 credits):

1. Complete both of the following courses (4 credits):
CJ 110 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CSUS 278 Introduction to Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement 1
Natural Resources Conservation and Management (6 or 7 credits)
1. One of the following courses (3 credits):
CSUS 200 Introduction to Sustainability 3
CSUS 276 Sustaining our National Parks and Recreation Lands 3
FOR 202 Introduction to Forestry 3
FW 101 Fundamentals of Fisheries and Wildlife 3
2. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
CSUS 320 Environmental Planning and Management 3
CSUS 476 Natural Resource Recreation Management 4
FW 444 Conservation Biology 3
FW 481 Global Issues in Fisheries and Wildlife 3
Environmental Attitudes, Policy and Law (3 credits)
1. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
CSUS 310 History of Environmental Thought and Sustainability 3
CSUS 464 Environmental and Natural Resource Policy in Michigan 3
CSUS 465 Environmental and Natural Resource Law 3
FOR 330 Human Dimensions of Forests 3
FOR 466 Natural Resource Policy 3
FW 434 Human Dimensions of Fisheries and Wildlife Management 3
FW 445 Biodiversity Conservation Policy and Practice 3
MC 450 International Environmental Law and Policy 3
SOC 452 Environment and Society 3
ZOL 446 Environmental Issues and Public Policy 3
Law Enforcement (6 credits)
1. Two of the following courses (6 credits):
CJ 210 Introduction to Forensic Science 3
CJ 220 Criminology 3
CJ 235 Investigation Procedures 3
CJ 275 Criminal Procedure 3
CJ 335 Policing 3
CJ 432 Community Policing 3


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement, MNUN (5415)

Required Credits: 19    Program Version: FS15

Requirement 1: Minor - Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement - Introduction to Criminal Justice
Minor - Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement - Introduction to Criminal Justice: 1 course from CJ110

Requirement 2: Minor - Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement - Introduction to Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement
Minor - Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement - Introduction to Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement: 1 course from CSUS278

Requirement 3: Minor - Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement - Natural Resources Conservations and Management Introduction
Minor - Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement - Natural Resources Conservations and Management Introduction: 1 course from FOR202, CSUS200, CSUS276, FW101

Requirement 4: Minor - Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement - Natural Resources Conservations and Management Elective
Minor - Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement - Natural Resources Conservations and Management Elective: 1 course from FW444, CSUS320, CSUS476, FW481

Requirement 5: Minor - Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement - Environmental Attitiutes, Policy and Law
Minor - Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement - Environmental Attitiutes, Policy and Law: 1 course from FW434, FOR330, FOR466, CSUS310, CSUS464, CSUS465, FW445, MC450, SOC452, ZOL446

Requirement 6: Minor - Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement - Law Enforcement
Minor - Conservation, Recreation and Environmental Enforcement - Law Enforcement: 2 courses from CJ210, CJ220, CJ335, CJ235, CJ275, CJ432

Requirement 7
19 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.