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Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

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Find a NRES Block Elective

Looking for a block elective course for the Spring 2016 semester?  Click here to see what's being offered in the Natural Science, Applied Science and Technology, and Social Sciences and Humanities categories.  Traditional on-campus and K-State Global Campus options are available.

About the NRES Secondary Major

Because natural resource and environmental issues tend to be extensive and complex, they exceed the scope of any single discipline.  The Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES) Secondary Major prepares students to apply broadly-based scientific knowledge to the use, management, sustainability, and quality of soil, air, water, mineral, biological, and energy resources.  Increasing government, public, and corporate concerns about environmental affairs are producing career opportunities for individuals capable of dealing with the broad scope of natural resource and environmental problems.  The NRES secondary major provides students with extra qualifications for employment by enhancing the knowledge base provided by a student's primary major.            

Get Started Today        

To enroll in the NRES program, complete the online enrollment form or make an appointment to meet with the director of the secondary major, Dr. Shawn Hutchinson to file the necessary application papers.  An academic advisor will be then be assigned to assist students in meeting NRES requirements.