RESTORATION ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL HORTICULTURE CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

The following courses are a suggested pathway to complete the MS or PhD degree in Restoration Ecology and Environmental Horticulture. See also, common course work structure (requirements) for MS and PhD degrees.
Orientation
Title Credits
SEFS 500 Graduate Orientation Seminar 1
Disciplinary Knowledge
SEFS 501 Forest Ecosystems- Community Ecology 5
SEFS 507 Soils and Land Use Problems 4
SEFS 510 Graduate Studies in Forest Soils 3
SEFS 512 Biogeochemical Cycling in Soils and Forest Ecosystems 3
SEFS 513 Advanced Soil Genesis and Classification 5
SEFS 514 Advanced Forest Soil Fertility and Chemistry 4
SEFS 515 Advanced Soil and Plant Analysis 3
SEFS 535 Fire Ecology 3
SEFS 590 Graduate Studies, section on Restoration Ecology 3 or 5
ESRM 410 Forest Soils and Site Productivity 5
ESRM 411 Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices 3
ESRM 412 Native Plant Production 3
ESRM 414 Forest Soil Fertility and Chemistry 3
ESRM 415 Biology, Ecology, and Management of Plant Invasions 5
ESRM 416 Field Survey of Wildland Soils 3
ESRM 425 Ecosystem Management 5
ESRM 426 Wildland Hydrology 4
ESRM 441 Landscape Ecology 5
ESRM 462,3,4 Restoration Ecology Capstone I, II, and III 2,3,5
ESRM 472 Wetland Ecology and Management 5
ESRM 473 Restoration in North America 5
ESRM 478 Plant Ecophysiology 5
ESRM 479 Restoration Design 5
ESRM 480 Landscape Plant Science and Sustainable Management 5
Research Design / Quantitative Methods
SEFS 502 Analytical Techniques for Community Ecology 3
QSCI 482 Statistical Inference in Applied Research I 5
QSCI 483 Statistical Inference in Applied Research II 5
Social & Natural Science
SEFS 509 Analysis of Research Problems 3
Current Topics
SEFS 503 Current Issues in Restoration Ecology and Environmental Horticulture 1, max 10
Research
SEFS 700 Master's Thesis 9
SEFS 800 Doctoral Dissertation 27