Gogebic Community College

Natural Resources

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Natural Resources Program Overview

  • Associate Degree
  • 2 Years
  • Main Campus - Ironwood


Forests and rangelands serve a variety of needs from supplying wood products, livestock forage, minerals, and water, to serving as sites for recreational activities and providing habitats for wildlife. Foresters and conservationists manage, develop, use, and help protect these and other natural resources.   

Unique Features

  • Designed to provide the general education courses that are required to transfer to a university for a bachelor's degree


  • Students are required to work with their Faculty Advisor and Transfer Coordinator to determine course schedule and ensure transferability to the intended college or university. 



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Courses at Gogebic

Prefix Title Credits
COL 101 College and Transfer Success 1
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
MTH 110 College Algebra 4
MTH 150 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 5
BIO 101 Principles of Biology 4
BIO 102 Biological Diversity 4
CHM 151 General and Inorganic Chemistry I 5
CHM 152 General and Inorganic Chemistry II 5
Transfer Elective Transfer Elective 2-4
Prefix Title Credits
PHY 201 OR PHY 251 Elements of Physics I OR General Physics I 4-5
PHY 202 OR PHY 252 Elements of Physics II OR General Physics II 4-5
PLS 101 Introduction to American Government 3
ECO 201 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 202 Microeconomics 3
EGR 101 Engineering Graphics 2
SPE 101 Public Speaking 3
Humanities Electives Humanities Electives (2 courses required) 6-8
Total Credits: 64-70
Scenic Background