Range Science undergraduate program provides students with the knowledge and experience to manage rangeland resources for the highest continuing yield of products consistent with conservation of the natural renewable resources. Students are introduced to a broad array of plant, soil, and animal sciences. The Range Science undergraduate curriculum is designed to provide adequate training in range plants and ecology, range improvement, and range management principles. Basic knowledge in other sciences such as chemistry, botany, mathematics, and zoology is required. Courses in related fields of animal science, forestry, geology, GIS, soils, wildlife, and natural resources management are included.
Rangeland professionals find fulfilling lifelong careers with federal, state and provincial government agencies; private industry and private consulting firms; colleges and universities; non-profit conservation organizations. Graduates of our program find employment opportunities as rangeland livestock managers, mined land reclamation specialists, restoration ecologists, invasive plant managers, wildlife habitat managers, watershed managers, wetland management specialists, and many other natural resource related jobs.