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AGB 2302   Agri Economics   AGB 2302 Agricultural Economics (3-0). Orientation to the application of economic theory to agribusiness management. Microeconomic principles pertaining to the production and marketing of agricultural products.  
AGB 3302   Agricultural Marketing   AGB 3302 Agricultural Marketing (3-0). An overview of the nature and structure of agricultural product markets in the U.S.; agricultural product prices price determination and price discovery processes; use of commodity futures as a marketing tool.  
AGB 3304   Range Use Economics   AGB 3304 Range Use Economics (3-0). This course covers all facets of the economics of rangeland management including grazing management supplemental feeding and other inputs balancing multiple species use and calculating the benefits of range improvement and opportunity costs associated with rangeland use.  
AGB 3310   ST: Prof Rodeo as a Business   AGB 3310 Special Topics (3-0). Selected topics in the field of agricultural business. Topics selected according to student interest and need. May be repeated as topics vary.  
AGB 4301   Sust/Div Ranch Business   AGB 4301 Sustainability && Diversity in Ranch Business (3-0). This course introduces and develops the idea of sustainability and diversity within the framework of a ranching business. Emphasis will be placed on how sustainability practices and diversity within business can mediate market risks and increase overall income and long term rangeland and economic health.  
AGB 4303   Agri-Business Management   AGB 4303 Agri-Business Management (3-0). Agriculture production as a business. Types of legal organization for farms and ranches as well as businesses involved in the processing wholesaling and retailing of agricultural products. Principles of business management applied to the agri-business with emphasis on factors affecting profits choice of enterprises and the efficient use natural financial and human resources.  
AGB 4308   Natural Resource & Envir Econ   AGB 4308 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics (3-0). Topics covered will include: an overview of the modern environmental movement economic impacts of law and regulation including planning zoning and farm policy the economics of pollution and recycling private property and free market conservation with an emphasis on the economic impacts and influences on farm ranch and agribusiness decision making processes.  
AGB 4315   Farm & Ranch Rec & Acc   AGB 4315 Farm and Ranch Records and Accounting (3-0). A review of the principles of accounting as they apply to the modern farm or ranch. Fundamentals of cost and managerial accounting applied directly to agricultural production at the farm and ranch level: product costing planning control standards and budgeting and profit-cost volume relationships. This course will emphasize the use and applications of spread sheet programs. Prerequisite: ACC 2301.  
NRM 1101   Freshman Seminar   NRM 1101 Freshman Seminar (1-0). Seminar course designed to introduce students to faculty facilities and programs in ANRS and to introduce students to study skills essential for a successful career.  
NRM 1301   Horticulture    
NRM 1301   Horticulture Lab    
NRM 2301   Range Resources   NRM 2301 Range Resources (3-0). An introduction to the principles of range management including a survey of its history resources policies grazing regions range ecology grazing systems range improvements and evaluation.  
NRM 2303   Prin Conservation Biology   NRM 2303 Principles of Conservation Biology (3-0). QEP Introductory course on the fundamental issues in the discipline of conservation biology including conservation genetics habitat fragmentation natural resources sustainability and island biogeography.  
NRM 2305   Soils   NRM 2305 Soils (2-2). The origin formation and classification of soils as well as their physical chemical and biological properties. Organic matter moisture and soil fertility maintenance are also covered.  
NRM 2305   Soils Lab   NRM 2305 Soils (2-2). The origin formation and classification of soils as well as their physical chemical and biological properties. Organic matter moisture and soil fertility maintenance are also covered.  
NRM 2330   Wildlife Conservation & Mgmt   NRM 2330 (AGRI 2330) Wildlife Conservation and Management (3-0). An introduction to the wildlife resources of the United States with specific reference to Texas. The history of game management endangered species and methods for the maintenance control and increase of wildlife resources.  
NRM 3301   Fire Ecology   NRM 3301 Fire Ecology (3-0). Study of fire in range ecosystems including history of fire climate factors associated with fire vegetation response evolution of ecosystems with fire prescribed burning as a management tool fire safety and liability concerns.  
NRM 3302   Forest Ecology   NRM 3302 Forest Ecology (3-0). Introduction to forest ecosystems. Includes forest types and distribution inventory and monitoring techniques and management of forest ecosystems.  
NRM 3302   Forest Ecology   NRM 3302 Forest Ecology (3-0). Introduction to forest ecosystems. Includes forest types and distribution, inventory and monitoring techniques and management of forest ecosystems.  
NRM 3303   Rest and Cons of Nat Res   NRM 3303 Ecology and Conservation of Natural Resources (3-0). An overview of the history science use and policy approaches to natural resource management with an emphasis on rangeland wildlife soil and water resources within a social context.  
NRM 3304   Natural Resource Policy & Adm   NRM 3304 Natural Resource Policy and Administration (3-0). An advanced course in land use management and policy administrative organizations and public relation philosophies of private state and federal agencies that manage natural resources on publicly and privately owned lands. This course includes special programs presented by speakers from both state and federal agencies responsible for policy implementation and administration of wildlife and other natural resources. Prerequisite: NRM 2330  
NRM 3305   Wildland Plants   A study of wildland plants and plant communities, including identification, growth and phenology, forage and browse values, restoration value, and habitat.  
NRM 3305   Wildland Plants Lab   A study of wildland plants and plant communities, including identification, growth and phenology, forage and browse values, restoration value, and habitat.  
NRM 4301   Human Dimensions In NRM   NRM 4301 Human Dimensions in Natural Resource Management (3-0). Theory and applications for considering human dimensions in an integrated approach to wildlife conservation and management. Course emphases will include human values the role of constituency groups natural resource policy development conflict resolution group decision-making research methods and case studies. Prerequisite: NRM 2330 and NRM 2303  
NRM 4302   Adv Topics Conservation Biol   NRM 4302 Advanced Topics in Conservation Biology (3-0). Examines the major areas in conservation-oriented research including patterns of biodiversity extinction conservation genetics conservation of populations communities and landscapes and natural resource sustainability.  
NRM 4303   Range Ecology   NRM 4303 Range Ecology (3-0). A study of rangeland communities including principal forage species characteristics growth and phenology; resource planning and management; the effects of range livestock and wildlife on range vegetation; the study of plant succession and climax in relation to grazing and ecological condition. Prerequisite: NRM 2301  
NRM 4304   Range Inventory & Analysis   NRM 4304 Range Inventory and Analysis (2-2). An overview of methods for measuring and analyzing rangeland plant communities and populations; statistical analysis of sampling; techniques to inventory rangeland resources; determining range health; determining forage production and utilization; determining proper stocking rates. Prerequisite: NRM 2301 NRM 3201 and NRM 3308  
NRM 4304   Range Inventory & Analysis Lab   NRM 4304 Range Inventory and Analysis (2-2). An overview of methods for measuring and analyzing rangeland plant communities and populations; statistical analysis of sampling; techniques to inventory rangeland resources; determining range health; determining forage production and utilization; determining proper stocking rates. Prerequisite: NRM 2301 NRM 3201 and NRM 3308  
NRM 4305   Wildlife Mgmt Techniques   NRM 4305 Wildlife Management Techniques (2-2). QEP MAPPED COURSE An overview of habitat inventory and evaluation techniques census methods age and sex criteria; banding data analysis telemetry analysis and research methods in wildlife management. Prerequisite: NRM 2302 and NRM 3202  
NRM 4305   Wildlife Mgmt Techniques   NRM 4305 Wildlife Management Techniques (2-2). QEP MAPPED COURSE An overview of habitat inventory and evaluation techniques census methods age and sex criteria; banding data analysis telemetry analysis and research methods in wildlife management. Prerequisite: NRM 2330.  
NRM 4305   Wildlife Mgmt Techniques Lab   NRM 4305 Wildlife Management Techniques (2-2). QEP MAPPED COURSE An overview of habitat inventory and evaluation techniques census methods age and sex criteria; banding data analysis telemetry analysis and research methods in wildlife management. Prerequisite: NRM 2302 and NRM 3202  
NRM 4305   Wildlife Mgmt Techniques Lab   NRM 4305 Wildlife Management Techniques (2-2). QEP MAPPED COURSE An overview of habitat inventory and evaluation techniques census methods age and sex criteria; banding data analysis telemetry analysis and research methods in wildlife management. Prerequisite: NRM 2330.  
NRM 4307   Range & Wldlf Habitat Mgmt   NRM 4307 Range and Wildlife Habitat Management (2-2). Principles and practices of range and wildlife habitat management including range improvement through mechanical chemical prescribed burning and biological manipulation of vegetation grazing systems revegetation and other habitat management practices. Prerequisite: NRM 2301  
NRM 4307   Range & Wldlf Habitat Mgmt Lab   NRM 4307 Range and Wildlife Habitat Management (2-2). Principles and practices of range and wildlife habitat management including range improvement through mechanical chemical prescribed burning and biological manipulation of vegetation grazing systems revegetation and other habitat management practices. Prerequisite: NRM 2301  
NRM 4308   Big Game Management   NRM 4308 Big Game Management (2-2). Application of the principles of wildlife management to big game species with a focus on the biology and behavior of big game species and how this influences habitat management production population characteristics and management strategies for each species. Prerequisite: NRM 2301 and NRM 2302  
NRM 4308   Big Game Management Lab   NRM 4308 Big Game Management (2-2). Application of the principles of wildlife management to big game species with a focus on the biology and behavior of big game species and how this influences habitat management production population characteristics and management strategies for each species. Prerequisite: NRM 2301 and NRM 2302  
NRM 4309   Wildlife Population Dynamics   NRM 4309 Wildlife Population Dynamics (3-0). Subject material dealing with the mechanics of growth and structure of populations departures from stability and natural and artificial regulation of population levels and techniques used to survey and monitor wildlife populations. Prerequisite: NRM 2302 and junior or senior status or approval of instructor.  
NRM 4311   Problems In NRM   NRM 4311 Problems in Natural Resource Management (3-0). Individualized instruction in all facets of natural resource management. This course is developed to meet specific needs of individual students. May be repeated with approval of NRM chair. Offered all semesters. Prerequisite: Approval of NRM chair.  
NRM 4311   Problems In NRM: Internship   NRM 4311 Problems in Natural Resource Management (3-0). Individualized instruction in all facets of natural resource management. This course is developed to meet specific needs of individual students. May be repeated with approval of NRM chair. Offered all semesters. Prerequisite: Approval of NRM chair.  
NRM 4314   Range Watershed & Hydrology   NRM 4314 Range Watershed and Hydrology (3-0). Discussion of basic hydrologic processes watershed drainage on rangeland watersheds; networks and stream-flow characteristics; influences of range vegetation on watershed and management of rangelands to optimize watershed benefits.  
NRM 4409   Mammalogy    
NRM 4409   Mammalogy Lab    
NRM 5101   Graduate Seminar   NRM 5101 Graduate Seminar (1-0). A course designed to give graduate students the opportunity to present oral papers and receive evaluation of the presentation or to review job search techniques and employment opportunities for new graduates. Should be repeated for credit (proposal and defense semesters).  
NRM 5302   App. of Ecol. Restoration   NRM 5302 Seminar in Range and Wildlife Management (3-0). This course is designed to be flexible to meet the needs of graduate students studying various disciplines in Range and Wildlife Management. May be repeated under different subject matter titles. Recent courses include GIS applications; Applied Wildlife Research; Wildlife Research Grants and Publications; Principles of Ecology; Wildlife Conservation for Teachers; Advanced Techniques in Vegetation Analysis; Range Research Techniques. May be repeated under different subject matter titles.  
NRM 5302   Multivariate Methods in Ecolog   NRM 5302 Seminar in Range and Wildlife Management (3-0). This course is designed to be flexible to meet the needs of graduate students studying various disciplines in Range and Wildlife Management. May be repeated under different subject matter titles. Recent courses include GIS applications; Applied Wildlife Research; Wildlife Research Grants and Publications; Principles of Ecology; Wildlife Conservation for Teachers; Advanced Techniques in Vegetation Analysis; Range Research Techniques. May be repeated under different subject matter titles.  
NRM 5302   Prof. Dev. In NRM   NRM 5302 Seminar in Range and Wildlife Management (3-0). This course is designed to be flexible to meet the needs of graduate students studying various disciplines in Range and Wildlife Management. May be repeated under different subject matter titles. Recent courses include GIS applications; Applied Wildlife Research; Wildlife Research Grants and Publications; Principles of Ecology; Wildlife Conservation for Teachers; Advanced Techniques in Vegetation Analysis; Range Research Techniques. May be repeated under different subject matter titles.  
NRM 5302   Range Ecology   NRM 5302 Seminar in Range and Wildlife Management (3-0). This course is designed to be flexible to meet the needs of graduate students studying various disciplines in Range and Wildlife Management. May be repeated under different subject matter titles. Recent courses include GIS applications; Applied Wildlife Research; Wildlife Research Grants and Publications; Principles of Ecology; Wildlife Conservation for Teachers; Advanced Techniques in Vegetation Analysis; Range Research Techniques. May be repeated under different subject matter titles.  
NRM 5302   Rangeland Ecology   NRM 5302 Seminar in Range and Wildlife Management (3-0). This course is designed to be flexible to meet the needs of graduate students studying various disciplines in Range and Wildlife Management. May be repeated under different subject matter titles. Recent courses include GIS applications; Applied Wildlife Research; Wildlife Research Grants and Publications; Principles of Ecology; Wildlife Conservation for Teachers; Advanced Techniques in Vegetation Analysis; Range Research Techniques. May be repeated under different subject matter titles.  
NRM 5302   Sem: Ecological Modeling   NRM 5302 Seminar in Range and Wildlife Management (3-0). This course is designed to be flexible to meet the needs of graduate students studying various disciplines in Range and Wildlife Management. May be repeated under different subject matter titles. Recent courses include GIS applications; Applied Wildlife Research; Wildlife Research Grants and Publications; Principles of Ecology; Wildlife Conservation for Teachers; Advanced Techniques in Vegetation Analysis; Range Research Techniques. May be repeated under different subject matter titles.  
NRM 5302   Sem: Field Ecology   NRM 5302 Seminar in Range and Wildlife Management (3-0). This course is designed to be flexible to meet the needs of graduate students studying various disciplines in Range and Wildlife Management. May be repeated under different subject matter titles. Recent courses include GIS applications; Applied Wildlife Research; Wildlife Research Grants and Publications; Principles of Ecology; Wildlife Conservation for Teachers; Advanced Techniques in Vegetation Analysis; Range Research Techniques. May be repeated under different subject matter titles.  
NRM 5302   SEM:Foundatns of Data Managmnt   NRM 5302 Seminar in Range and Wildlife Management (3-0). This course is designed to be flexible to meet the needs of graduate students studying various disciplines in Range and Wildlife Management. May be repeated under different subject matter titles. Recent courses include GIS applications; Applied Wildlife Research; Wildlife Research Grants and Publications; Principles of Ecology; Wildlife Conservation for Teachers; Advanced Techniques in Vegetation Analysis; Range Research Techniques. May be repeated under different subject matter titles.  
NRM 5302   Soil Morphology   NRM 5302 Seminar in Range and Wildlife Management (3-0). This course is designed to be flexible to meet the needs of graduate students studying various disciplines in Range and Wildlife Management. May be repeated under different subject matter titles. Recent courses include GIS applications; Applied Wildlife Research; Wildlife Research Grants and Publications; Principles of Ecology; Wildlife Conservation for Teachers; Advanced Techniques in Vegetation Analysis; Range Research Techniques. May be repeated under different subject matter titles.  
NRM 5302   Thry & Analysis of Animal Mvmn   NRM 5302 Seminar in Range and Wildlife Management (3-0). This course is designed to be flexible to meet the needs of graduate students studying various disciplines in Range and Wildlife Management. May be repeated under different subject matter titles. Recent courses include GIS applications; Applied Wildlife Research; Wildlife Research Grants and Publications; Principles of Ecology; Wildlife Conservation for Teachers; Advanced Techniques in Vegetation Analysis; Range Research Techniques. May be repeated under different subject matter titles.  
NRM 5303   ST: Multivar. Methods in Ecol   NRM 5303 Special Topics (3-0). Advanced studies in current agricultural and natural resource sciences research. Topics assigned according to student interest and need. Registration approval by the NRM chair. May be repeated under different subject matter titles.  
NRM 5304   Research   NRM 5304 Research (0-6). Advanced studies in natural resource management. Problems assigned according to the experience interest and needs of the individual student. Registration approval by the NRM chair.  
NRM 5305   Range/Wildlife Res Methods   NRM 5305 Range and Wildlife Research Methods (3-0). An overview of the design and analysis of research projects pertaining to the ecology and management of wildlife species and rangeland ecosystems. Specific problems pertaining to the Trans-Pecos region will be stressed but regional and national issues will be discussed. Methods discussed in the classroom will be applied in field situations.  
NRM 5306   GIS, GPS, & Remote Sensing   NRM 5306 GIS GPS and Remote Sensing for Resource Managers (2-2). An advanced course on the rapidly growing geographic technology used by natural resource managers and scientists including: geographic information systems (GIS) global positioning systems (GPS) and remote sensing methods. Prerequisite: Geology 3401  
NRM 5306   GIS, GPS, & Remote Sensing Lab   NRM 5306 GIS GPS and Remote Sensing for Resource Managers (2-2). An advanced course on the rapidly growing geographic technology used by natural resource managers and scientists including: geographic information systems (GIS) global positioning systems (GPS) and remote sensing methods. Prerequisite: Geology 3401  
NRM 5306   GIS, GPS,& Remote Sensing Lab   NRM 5306 GIS GPS and Remote Sensing for Resource Managers (2-2). An advanced course on the rapidly growing geographic technology used by natural resource managers and scientists including: geographic information systems (GIS) global positioning systems (GPS) and remote sensing methods. Prerequisite: Geology 3401  
NRM 5311   Scientific Writing   NRM 5311 Scientific Writing (3-0). An advanced study of proposal and thesis format in Animal Science or Range and Wildlife Management. Covers publication styles common in each student?s chosen field. Scientific publications are emphasized.  
NRM 5316   Project Research   NRM 5316 Project Research (1to9-0). Research for thesis project. May be repeated. Prerequisite: Master of Science students that have been admitted to candidacy. May be repeated.  
NRM 5320   Eviron Law & Policy   NRM 5320 Environmental Law and Policy (3-0). This course will provide a conceptual framework of the legal system with regards to natural resources. This course examines the existing policies and laws regulating wildlife water and land use; and reviews the roles and philosophies of various regulating and policy-making agencies including federal state and private organizations. THIS COURSE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PURSUING AN M.S. IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THEIR GRADUATE COMMITTEE.  
NRM 5321   Wildlife & Society   NRM 5321 Wildlife and Society (3-0). This is an advanced course on the theory and applications for considering human dimensions in wildlife conservation. Course emphasis will include human values the role of constituency groups natural resource policy development conflict resolution group decision-making and community-based conservation. THIS COURSE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PURSUING AN M.S. IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THEIR GRADUATE COMMITTEE.  
NRM 5322   Sustainability   NRM 5322 Sustainability (3-0). This course examines the theories principles and practices of sustainability. Topic covered will include water resources food production urban development and economics. THIS COURSE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PURSUING AN M.S. IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THEIR GRADUATE COMMITTEE.  
NRM 5323   Social Media and Outreach   NRM 5323 Social Media and Outreach (3-0). This course examines the various forms of social media and their use in education and outreach. This course reviews the latest trends in social media use including audience demographics and best practices specific to the field of natural resource conservation. THIS COURSE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PURSUING AN M.S. IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THEIR GRADUATE COMMITTEE.  
NRM 5324   Conservation Biology   NRM 5324 Conservation Biology (3-0). This is an advanced course exploring conservation-oriented research including threats to biodiversity biogeography extinction conservation genetics landscape connectivity endangered species conservation ecological restoration and conservation education. THIS COURSE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PURSUING AN M.S. IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THEIR GRADUATE COMMITTEE.  
NRM 5325   Natural Resource Conserv   NRM 5325 Natural Resource Conservation (3-0). This course is a study of rangeland communities including principle forage species characteristics growth and phenology; resource planning and management; the effects of range livestock and wildlife on range vegetation; the study of plant succession and climax in relation to grazing and ecological conditions. THIS COURSE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PURSUING AN M.S. IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THEIR GRADUATE COMMITTEE.  
NRM 5326   Silviculture   NRM 5326 Silviculture (3-0). This course examines ecological processes affecting establishment and growth of forest stands with particular emphasis on forest types throughout the United States. This course will also cover forest stand productivity hoe productivity is influenced by site stand dynamics climatic factors and application of specific prescriptions to establish and manipulate composition growth and health of forest stands. THIS COURSE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PURSUING AN M.S. IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THEIR GRADUATE COMMITTEE.  
NRM 5327   Soils   NRM 5327 Soils (3-0). This course is an advanced overview of soil science and soil management. This course will include soil taxonomy physical properties nutrient cycling carbon cycling and soil moisture principles and management. THIS COURSE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PURSUING AN M.S. IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THEIR GRADUATE COMMITTEE.  
NRM 5328   Prin of Game Mgmt   NRM 5328 Principles of Game Management (3-0). This course is an application of the principles of wildlife management to game species with a focus on the biology and behavior of big game waterfowl and upland bird species and how this influences habitat management production population characteristics and management strategies for each species. THIS COURSE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PURSUING AN M.S. IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THEIR GRADUATE COMMITTEE.  
NRM 5329   Internship   NRM 5329 Internship (3-0). This course is designed to combine classroom theory with practical application through job-related experiences. Students are either employed by or volunteer with a natural resource conservation organization and work with a pre-approved project. THIS COURSE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS PURSUING AN M.S. IN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THEIR GRADUATE COMMITTEE.  
NRM 5413   Biostatistical Theory    
NRM 6301   Thesis Proposal   NRM 6301 Thesis Proposal (0-6). Satisfactory completion of this course will result in an acceptable prospectus presented to the Graduate Committee. The student will normally register for this course no earlier than the second semester of graduate study.  
NRM 6302   Thesis Defense   NRM 6302 Thesis Defense (0-6). The student will enroll in this course each semester or summer term in which assistance is provided by Committee members or when use of the library or other research facilities of Sul Ross State University is made. Satisfactory completion of this course will result in the completed thesis presented to the graduate committee accepted by the Graduate Dean and filed appropriately.  
NRM 6316   Project Research   NRM 6316 Project Research (1 to 9 - 0). Research for thesis project. May be repeated. Prerequisite: Master of Science students that have been admitted to candidacy. May be repeated. Equivalent courses: NRM 5316 (through Summer 2022).  
RCH 2101   Ranch Management Skills   RCH 2101 Ranch Management Skills (0-2). This course covers basic skills necessary for successful ranch management including communication observation record keeping and basic implementation of ranch improvements. May be repeated for credit.  
RCH 3301   Sustainability in Ag   RCH 3301 Sustainability in Agriculture (2-2). This course provides an in-depth look at environmental social and economic sustainability on a global to local scale. Emphasis will be placed on how ranchers and land managers can provide for long-term sustainability through planning and implementation of sustainable practices.  
RCH 3302   Outdr Hospitality Indstry   RCH 3302 The Outdoor Hospitality Industry (2-2). An overview of the outdoor hospitality industry including ecotourism and hunting. The course will cover all aspects from guiding and interpretation to providing housing and meals as well as business analysis of cost benefit for providing different services within the framework of a ranch business and a stand-alone business.  
RCH 4101   Adv Ranch Mgmt Skills   RCH 4101 Advanced Ranch Management Skills (0-2). This course covers advanced skills necessary for successful ranch management including communication landscape level planning long-term sustainability planning and implementation of ranch improvements. May be repeated for credit.  
RCH 4301   Ranch Ecosystem Mgmt   RCH 4301 Ranch Ecosystem Management (2-2). This course covers ranch management through an ecosystem approach with an emphasis on sustainable management of the entire system including abiotic factors such as soil and water; biotic factors such as plants livestock and wildlife and social factors such as job satisfaction and economic benefit.  
RCH 4301   Ranch Ecosystem Mgmt Lab   RCH 4301 Ranch Ecosystem Management (2-2). This course covers ranch management through an ecosystem approach with an emphasis on sustainable management of the entire system including abiotic factors such as soil and water; biotic factors such as plants livestock and wildlife and social factors such as job satisfaction and economic benefit.  
RCH 4601   Ranch Internship   RCH 4601 Ranch Internship (0-12). A directed internship course that will entail working on one or multiple working ranches. The experience will be directed by a faculty member who will aid the student in the selection of the ranch or ranches and ensure a broad range of experience through the internship.  
STAT 3308   Agricultural Statistics   STAT 3308 Agricultural Statistics (3-0). Major emphasis is placed upon design analysis and interpretation of agricultural and biological experimental data. Information presented in this course will include statistical concepts and models simple tests of significance analysis of variance mean separation procedures and linear regression-correlation analysis. Prerequisite: MATH 1305, or MATH 1310, or MATH 1314, or MATH 1315, or MATH 1342, or permission of instructor. Equivalent courses: ANSC 3308, NRM 3308 (through Summer 2022).  
STAT 5412   Biostat Analysis I    
STAT 5412   Biostat Analysis I L01    
STAT 5412   Biostat Analysis I Lab    
STAT 5413   Biost Analysis App. R&SPSS Lab   STAT 5413 Biostatistical Analysis Application in R and SPSS (2-4). An advanced course in statistical concepts and models applied to agricultural and biological systems. Emphasis will be placed on data analysis and interpretation using computer statistical applications. The course applies all null hypotheses significance testing (NHST) procedures taught in NRM 5412 first in Program SPSS then in Program R after the thorough overview of R programming. NHST theory for these advanced scenarios will also be introduced and applied in R; Generalized Linear Models (GLMs) including Poisson regression dichotomous variables binomial distribution and proportion testing and logistic regression: Generalized Linear Mixed Models (GLMMs); and circular distributions. Equivalent course: BIOL 5317 (through Summer 2022), ANSC 5313 (through Summer 2022), NRM 5313 (through Summer 2022), NRM 5413 (through Summer 2022).  
STAT 5413   Biost. Analysis Applc. R&SPSS   STAT 5413 Biostatistical Analysis Application in R and SPSS (2-4). An advanced course in statistical concepts and models applied to agricultural and biological systems. Emphasis will be placed on data analysis and interpretation using computer statistical applications. The course applies all null hypotheses significance testing (NHST) procedures taught in NRM 5412 first in Program SPSS then in Program R after the thorough overview of R programming. NHST theory for these advanced scenarios will also be introduced and applied in R; Generalized Linear Models (GLMs) including Poisson regression dichotomous variables binomial distribution and proportion testing and logistic regression: Generalized Linear Mixed Models (GLMMs); and circular distributions. Equivalent course: BIOL 5317 (through Summer 2022), ANSC 5313 (through Summer 2022), NRM 5313 (through Summer 2022), NRM 5413 (through Summer 2022).