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

Offering a broad curriculum in energy, the environment, economics and entrepreneurship, the E*Quad program will prepare you to enter multiple sectors of a fast-growing industry.

Academics

Fall
  • ARE 187 Energy Resource Economics
    3
  • BIOL 101 General Biology Exclamation Point
    3
  • BIOL 103 General Biology Laboratory Exclamation Point
    1
  • ENGL 101 Introduction to Composition and Rhetoric Exclamation Point
    3
  • MATH 150 Applied Calculus Exclamation Point
    3
  • WVUE 191 First Year Seminar
    1
14
Spring
  • ARE 150 Introductory Agricultural and Agribusiness Economics Exclamation Point
    3
  • PLSC 206 Principles of Plant Science Exclamation Point
    4
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • Free Elective
    2
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).
  • New international students: Find a mentor who is an upperclassman
  • Attend New Student Orientation
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • Take the Focus 2 Assessment
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser

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:

  • Make something at the WVU Craft Center
  • Take a hike, bike or go rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest
  • Consult Off-Campus Housing to find an apartment for your sophomore year
  • Attend Monday Night Lights
  • Participate in the PRT cram

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:

  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in student organizations
  • Apply to be a Resident Assistant
  • Attend the Festival of Ideas
  • Participate in an alternative spring break
  • Donate surplus items from your room before leaving for home

Health and Wellness

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

  • Exercise daily
  • Complete a WELLGO calendar (wellgo.wvu.edu)
  • Visit the Student Rec Center
  • Visit campus farmers market
  • Join an intramural team

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:

  • Attend a career fair
  • Complete the financial literacy course
  • Take a writing or communications class
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Attend a resume writing class

Academics

Fall
  • ARE 199 Orientation to Agriculture and Resource Economics
    1-2
  • ARE 204 Agribusiness Management Exclamation Point
    3
  • ARE 220 Introductory Environmental and Resource Economics Exclamation Point
    3
  • ENGL 102 Composition, Rhetoric, and Research Exclamation Point
    3
  • PHYS 101 Introductory Physics Exclamation Point
    4
14
Spring
  • ARE 201 Principles of Resource and Energy
    3
  • ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics Exclamation Point
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
  • Free 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).
  • International students: Meet one-on-one with an immigration adviser
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • 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
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • 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:

  • International students: Participate in international social events
  • Find the mice in Stewart Hall
  • Attend a football game
  • Take a hike, bike or go rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest
  • Visit the Outdoor Education Center and participate in a Challenge Course or Canopy Tour

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:

  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Get involved in the Student Government Association
  • Explore community service opportunities in Greek Life
  • Complete a financial management skill development opportunity in student organizations
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in Greek Life

Health and Wellness

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

  • Drop in to a meditation class in the Health and Education Building
  • Take a fitness class at the Rec Center
  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team
  • Continue involvement with your club sport or intramural team or try a new one
  • Use your resources: learn about all your health-related needs at well.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 second year you should:

  • Service learning (complete 30 hours per semester and one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Sign up for an internship interview
  • Undergraduate research (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Attend the Sophomore/Junior Fair during your fall semester to explore studying abroad, internships, career choices and more

Academics

Fall
  • ARE 382 Agricultural and Natural Resources Law
    3
  • DSGN 340 Design for Energy Efficiency
    3
  • ENGR 310 Energy Engineering
    3
  • GEOG 205 Natural Resources
    3
  • RESM 440 Foundations of Applied Geographic Information Systems
    3
  • Select one of the following courses:
    2
    RESM 441 Introduction Geographic Information Systems Natural Science or
    RESM 442 Introduction Geographic Information Systems Social Science
17
Spring
  • ARE 431 Marketing Agricultural Products
    3
  • ARE 445 Energy Economics
    3
  • RESM 480 Environmental Regulation
    3
  • ENVP 415 Hazardous Waste Training
    3
  • General Education Foundations Course
    3
15
Summer
  • ARE 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).
  • Get a Success Coach from Student Life Office of Student Success or in your college
  • Earn at least 15 credits per semester
  • Become a tutor or mentor in your major
  • Go talk to a faculty member in your department about graduate school or career options
  • Engage in undergraduate research

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:

  • Visit the West Virginia and Regional History Center in the Downtown Library
  • Visit the WVU Farm
  • Attend a sporting event that you have never seen before
  • Attend a Ring Day ceremony (where you will receive your WVU class ring)
  • Attend Fall 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:

  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in Greek Life
  • Study Abroad (complete one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Post a picture of you in another country in WVU gear
  • Create a culture of well-being with a WELLWVU academic internship
  • Participate in an alternative spring break

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 level 2 Bystander Trainer Foo
  • Visit campus farmers market
  • Stay healthy: Ask an Expert via well.wvu.edu
  • Become a leadWELL Mentor
  • Make a healthy smoothie with the Student Wellness Ambassador Team

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:

  • Sign up for an internship interview
  • International students: Explore optional practical training (12 to 29 months work experience in the U.S.)
  • Join a club sport team
  • Service learning (complete 30 hours per semester and one major experience outside the classroom)
  • Consider graduate or professional school

Academics

Fall
  • ARE 421 Rural Enterprise Development
    4
  • ECON 302 Intermediate Macro-Economic Theory
    3
  • GEOG 207 Climate and Environment Exclamation Point
    3
  • RESM 494 Seminar
    1-3
  • Free Elective
    2
13
Spring
  • ARE 410 Environmental and Resource Economics
    3
  • ARE 482 Enterprise Operation Law
    3
  • RESM 450 Land Use Planning Law
    3
  • General Education Foundations 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).
  • Attend the Graduation One-Stop Shop
  • Check all of your degree requirements
  • Complete the Campus Read
  • Attend a SORTS (Students On the Road To Success) seminar
  • Sign up for graduation

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:

  • Sit in the Senior Spirit Section (Section 121) at the home football games
  • Attend WVUp All Night
  • Attend a professional performance at the CAC
  • Attend Spring Family Weekend with your family
  • Take a picture in front of Woodburn Hall with your graduation attire

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:

  • Explore community service opportunities in student organizations
  • Join a student organization
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in student organizations
  • Participate in leadership development opportunities in Greek Life
  • Attend a multicultural, international or diversity program

Health and Wellness

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

  • Stay healthy: Ask an Expert via well.wvu.edu
  • Learn how to de-stress at chillFEST
  • Attend a WELLWVU Try It event
  • Become a leadWELL Trainer
  • Join an intramural team

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:

  • Become a student-leader in at least one organization
  • Sign up for an interview
  • Submit your resume to Career Services
  • Participate in a practice job interview session
  • Attend a career fair

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