Undergraduate Degree Offered

Bachelor of Science in Natural Resources

Degree Requirements

A total of 180 quarter credits are required to graduate, including 60 upper-division credits. Requirements include:

  • Baccalaureate core: 24-28 credits
  • Natural resources major requirements: 73-88 credits
  • Specialization option: 37 credits (students must select an option)
  • Electives as needed to meet 180 total college credits

Degree Checklist and Advising Guide

 Natural Resources Checklist and Advising Guide

Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Conservation Checklist, NR3 (PDF)
Natural Resources General Checklist, ISO or Ecampus Options
Natural Resources Advising Guide

Transfer Guides

OSU-Cascades COCC Transfer Guides
College of Forestry Transfer Guides for Oregon Community Colleges


Natural Resources Minor (27 credits)

Students majoring in other programs at OSU-Cascades can choose to complete the natural resources minor. The minor is intended to provide a broad exposure to the natural resources field. It offers course work that integrates a number of natural resources disciplines.

Natural Resources Minor Curriculum Checklist

Four-Year Sample Plan

A degree pathway is important to student success. To help you explore your major coursework and for you to begin the process of creating an individualized academic plan, we have created a sample four-year plan for the Natural Resources major. These plans also include academic and co-curricular opportunities ideas for each academic year.

This is a sample plan intended for informational purposes only. Students will work with their OSU academic advisor to create degree plan that works best for each student based around unique interests, goals and transfer work.

Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Four-Year Plan