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Campus: West Virginia University / Morgantown
College/School: Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
Pathways: Agriculture and Natural Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

This program melds natural resource management, business and development of energy resources. Our graduates emerge as highly trained and sought-after professionals, equipped with the skills needed to make an immediate impact in the energy industry.

Academics

Fall
  • ENGL 101 Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric Exclamation Point
    3
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    MATH 126A College Algebra 5-Day or
    MATH 126B College Algebra 4-Day or
    MATH 126C College Algebra 3-Day
  • GEOL 101 Planet Earth Exclamation Point
    3
  • GEOL 102 Planet Earth Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • Select one of the following courses:
    1
    WVUE 191 First Year Seminar or
    FOR 101 Careers in Natural Resources Management 1
  • ARE 187 Energy Resource Economics
    3
14
Spring
  • GEOL 103 Earth Through Time Exclamation Point
    3
  • GEOL 104 Earth Through Time Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • ENLM 150 Introduction to Energy Land Management
    3
  • Elective
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
16
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Download the Guide application
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying
  • Attend New Student Orientation
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Spend 100 hours at student success centers

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your first year you should:

  • Consult Off-Campus Housing to find an apartment for your sophomore year
  • Take a hike, bike or go rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest
  • Make something at the WVU Craft Center
  • Sign up for a Living-Learning Community
  • Attend WVUp All Night

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your first year you should:

  • Apply to be a Resident Assistant
  • Participate in an alternative spring break
  • Participate in an Outdoor Recreation Center spring or winter break trip
  • Complete a financial management skill development opportunity in student organizations
  • Ask your RA questions about succeeding at the University

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your first year you should:

  • Complete AlcoholEdu Part 1
  • Complete AlcoholEdu Part 2
  • Attend a WELLWVU Try It event
  • Download a chillPACK at well.wvu.edu
  • Determine your top five values at a Value Sort Workshop

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your first year you should:

  • Complete the financial literacy course
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Get a job on campus at the residence hall desk or a dining hall
  • Take a writing or communications class
  • Attend a resume writing class

Academics

Fall
  • ENGL 102 Composition, Rhetoric, and Research Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENLM 200 Principles of Energy Land Management
    3
  • Select one of the following courses:
    3
    STAT 201 Applied Statistical Modeling or
    STAT 211 Elementary Statistical Inference
  • Business - Accounting
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
15
Spring
  • Natural Resource Management Course
    3
  • FOR 240 Introduction to Computing in Natural Resources
    3
  • PNGE 200 Introduction to Petroleum Engineering Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENLM 250 Managing Non-Technical Risks Exclamation Point
    3
  • Elective
    3
15
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Spend 100 hours at student success centers
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar
  • Get to know a faculty member in your department

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your second year you should:

  • Attend Fall Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a football game
  • Attend a sporting event that you have never seen before
  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your second year you should:

  • Attend a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day diversity program
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in student organizations
  • Make a friend from another country
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas
  • Be a reporter for The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your second year you should:

  • Spend a day without technology
  • Exercise daily
  • Stay active with moveWELL, the Student Rec Center and Outdoor Rec Center
  • Take a fitness class at the Rec Center
  • Continue involvement with your club sport or intramural team or try a new one

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your second year you should:

  • Undergraduate research (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Attend the Sophomore/Junior Fair during your fall semester to explore studying abroad, internships, career choices and more
  • Meet with a career professional to make sure you are on track professionally

Academics

Fall
  • Natural Resource Management Course
    3
  • Natural Resource Management Course
    3
  • ENLM 300 Ethics and Negotiations for Energy Land Managers Exclamation Point
    3
  • Business - Marketing
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
15
Spring
  • RESM 440 Foundations of Applied Geographic Information Systems
    3
  • ENLM 441 Applied Geographic Information Systems and Energy Land Management
    1
  • ENLM 400 Energy Land Management Contracts 1 Exclamation Point
    3
  • GEOL 373 Introduction to Petroleum Geology
    3
  • Business - Law
    3
  • Elective
    3
16
Summer
  • ENLM 491 Professional Field Experience
    1-18
1
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • Learn how sleep impacts academic success
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Become a tutor or mentor in your major
  • Join The Daily Athenaeum or WWVU-FM staff to learn how to publish a newspaper, write articles, create radio shows, and report news and sports
  • Be the last person to leave the library from studying

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your third year you should:

  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Attend an Outdoor Rec Center weekend trip
  • Attend a sporting event that you have never seen before
  • Attend a student or faculty performance at the Creative Arts Center
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your third year you should:

  • Attend a multicultural, international or diversity program
  • Get involved in the Student Government Association
  • Participate in a fraternity and sorority accreditation program
  • Reach out and volunteer in the Morgantown community
  • Take Enhancing Well-being Coaching Class

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your third year you should:

  • Become a Student Wellness Ambassador Leader
  • Use your resources: learn about all your health-related needs at well.wvu.edu
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Visit the Student Rec Center
  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your third year you should:

  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Join a club sport team
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Undergraduate research (complete one major experience outside the classroom)

Academics

Fall
  • Natural Resource Management Course
    3
  • Natural Resource Management Course
    3
  • Policy
    3
  • ENLM 420 Energy Land Management Contracts 2 Exclamation Point
    3
  • Business - Management
    3
15
Spring
  • Business - Finance
    3
  • ENLM 450 Energy Land Management Strategic Planning
    3
  • Elective
    3
  • Natural Resource Management Course
    3
12
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This plan of study is for the 2017-18 academic year. Official plans of study are in the undergraduate course catalog (see archived catalogs for previous years).
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • International upperclassmen: Mentor new international students
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • Check all of your degree requirements

The Mountaineer Experience

Clubs, sports and leadership roles will make your résumé standout. We'll help you find the right ones for your goals. During your fourth year you should:

  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Attend a football game
  • Take a picture in front of Woodburn Hall with your graduation attire
  • Register with the WVU Alumni Association

You're a citizen of the world, and your potential is endless with study abroad, volunteering and other experiences to add to your résumé. During your fourth year you should:

  • Reach out and volunteer in the Morgantown community
  • Explore community service opportunities in Greek Life
  • Explore mentorship opportunities in Greek Life
  • Participate in the Friends of International Students Program
  • Develop fundraising skills in a student organization

Health and Wellness

Eating right, staying well and working toward your fitness goals will keep you on track. During your fourth year you should:

  • Drop in to a meditation class in the Health and Education Building
  • Exercise daily
  • Become a Well-being Coach for your peers
  • Become a TIPS (Training Intervention Program) trainer and help prevent alcohol misuse
  • Take an academic yoga class in the Health and Education Building

Career and Professional Development

You'll be prepared for internships, competitions and conferences — where you’ll make connections and gain vital experience to land the big offer. During your fourth year you should:

  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Attend a career fair
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Participate in a practice job interview session
  • Sign up for an interview

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