Minor in Rangeland Ecology and Management

A selection from among the following courses will constitute a minor field of study. (Note: the College of Agriculture and Life sciences requires a C or better in any course used for the minor.)

Select  hours from the following 300-400 level courses:

  • ESSM 302 (3 hrs) ESSM 303 (3 hrs) or ESSM 304 (4 hrs) required
  • ESSM 314 (3 hrs) required
  • Select 3 of the following courses:
    • ESSM 301 (3 hrs)
    • ESSM 317 (3 hrs)
    • ESSM 320 (3 hrs)
    • ESSM 316 (3 hrs)
    • ESSM 416 (3 hrs)
    • ESSM 420 (3 hrs)


  • Students are required to take either ESSM 302, ESSM 303 or ESSM 304 as part of the minor program.
  • Students are required to take ESSM 314 as part of the minor program.
  • Minimum of 15 hours required.
  • Must maintain a 2.0 or above in minor curriculum.
  • RENR 205/215 and BIOL (any course) are prerequisites for several of the classes required for the minor in Rangeland Ecology & Management.  Students must satisfy these prerequisites or have approval from the instructor prior to taking a class.

Contact Us

We have moved! After a restructuring that occurred in January 2020, our department and the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences disbanded. From the restructuring, two new departments were formed. Visit the new departmental sites for up-to-date information. 

Learn More:
Ecology and Conservation Biology
Rangeland Wildlife and Fisheries Management

Advising for ESSM:
Advising for students in the legacy ESSM programs is now situated under AGLS Advising Center 7

Undergraduate Advising | Ann Pool
Graduate Advising | Amanda Ray

Department Resources

College of Ag and Life Sciences

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