NRES Secondary Major

As K-State's first interdisciplinary program, the NRES Secondary Major leverages expertise from across campus to expand student knowledge, skills, and perspectives beyond those learned in a primary major to more effectively solve complex environmental and sustainability challenges.

Creatively solve natural resource and sustainability problems
Enhance your resumé for the job market or graduate school
Conduct collaborative research with a dedicated mentor
Work effectively in real-world multidisciplinary teams




Recent NRES News

  • Spring 2024 Block Electives Posted
    Looking for block elective courses for the Spring 2024 semester? There are 39 classes from which to choose, including 13 natural science, 17 applied science/technology, and 9 social sciences/humanities options.
  • NRES Awards Graduate Fellowship for Fall 2023
    Harsimran Singh Sodhi, doctoral student in the Department of Geography and Geospatial Sciences, has been awarded a NRES Graduate Fellowship for the fall 2023 semester by the Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES) Secondary Major.
  • NRES Secondary Major Welcomes New Governing Board Members
    NRES welcomes Colby Moorberg (Agronomy), Ganga Hettiarachchi (Agronomy), Shawn Hutchinson (Geography and Geospatial Sciences), and Elizabeth Dodd (English) to its governing board. All faculty members will serve three-year terms beginning July 2023 and ending June 2026. Hutchinson was also re-elected by the board to continue as director.
  • Students to Present Capstone Research Projects
    Students in the natural resources and environmental sciences secondary major capstone course will discuss findings from their semester interdisciplinary research projects from 9:40-11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 12, in 1021 Throckmorton Hall.
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