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Sample NRES General 8 Semester Plan

For students placed in CHEM 102 and MATH 234/220 and having completed 3 years of high school foreign language.

You must complete at least 126 hours to earn the B.S. in NRES.

First Semester
15-16 Hours
NRES 102
3
RHET 105 or CMN 101a
3-4
IB 104
4
ACES 101
2
Humanities/Social Science/Cultural Studies General Education Courseb
3
Second Semester
15-17 Hours
CHEM 102 and 103
4
IB 103
4
MATH 234 or 220
4-5
RHET 105 or CMN 101a
3-4
Third Semester
17-18 Hours
CHEM 104 and 105
4
ACE 100 or ECON 102
3-4
NRES 201 or GEOL 107
4
NRES 219
3
Elective
3
Fourth Semester
15-18 Hours
NRES 287c
3
NRES 201, GEOG 103, PHYS 101, or MCB 100
3-5
Humanities/Social Science/Cultural Studies General Education Courseb
3
Quantitative Reasoning II - Statisticsd
3-4
Elective
3-6
Fifth Semester
16-17 Hours
NRES 348
3
NRES 454
3
Field Coursee
1-2
Humanities/Social Science/Cultural Studies General Education Courseb
3
Concentration
3
Elective
3
Sixth Semester
16-18 Hours
Advanced Compositionf
3
Field Coursee
1-2
Concentration
6-8
Elective
3-6
Seventh Semester
15-18 Hours
Concentration
6-8
Electives
7-10
Eighth Semester
15-18 Hours
NRES 456
3
Concentration
6-8
Electives
6-7
aCommunication 111 and 112 can be substituted for CMN 101 and RHET 105.
bCultural Studies, Humanities, Social Science, Composition, and Advanced Composition are part of campus-wide General Education requirements. Information about GENED and a list of courses approved for GENED credit by the Office of the Provost can be found at https://courses.illinois.edu/gened/.
cFor NRES students NRES 287 counts as a Western Culture course, but not as a Social Science.
dSelect from ACE 261; CPSC 241; ECON 202; MATH 161; PSYC 235; SOC 280; or STAT 100.
eNRES students in all concentrations are required to earn a minimum of 3 hours in Management Practices, Measurement, & Evaluations – Field Courses. Courses that fulfill this requirement are NRES 276 and NRES 285. Students may complete two different sections of 285 to fulfill this requirement.
fNRES 419 fulfills the advanced composition requirement. For other options, see https://courses.illinois.edu/gened/DEFAULT/DEFAULT.

 

Sample NRES General 8 Semester Plan with Background Coursework

For students placed in CHEM 101 and MATH 012 and having completed 3 years of high school foreign language.

You must complete at least 126 hours to earn the B.S. in NRES.

First Semester
14-15 Hours
NRES 102
3
RHET 105 or CMN 101a
3-4
MATH 012b
3
CHEM 101
3
ACES 101
2
Second Semester
14-17 Hours
CHEM 102 and 103
4
MATH 234 or 220
4-5
RHET 105 or CMN 101a
3-4
Humanities/Social Science/Cultural Studies General Education Coursec
3
Third Semester
15-18 Hours
CHEM 104 and 105
4
IB 104
4
NRES 201 or GEOL 107
4
NRES 219
3
Elective
0-3
Fourth Semester
15-18 Hours
NRES 287d
3
IB 103
4
NRES 201, GEOG 103, PHYS 101, or MCB 100
3-5
Humanities/Social Science/Cultural Studies General Education Coursea
3
Quantitative Reasoning II - Statisticse
3-4
Fifth Semester
16-18 Hours
NRES 348
3
NRES 454
3
Field Coursef
1-2
ACE 100 or ECON 102
3-4
Concentration
3
Elective
3
Sixth Semester
16-18 Hours
Advanced Compositiong
3
Field Coursee
1-2
Concentration
6-8
Humanities/Social Science/Cultural Studies General Education Coursea
3
Electives
3-6
Seventh Semester
15-18 Hours
Concentration
6-8
Electives
9-12
Eighth Semester
15-18 Hours
NRES 456
3
Concentration
6-8
Electives
6-7
aCommunication 111 and 112 can be substituted for CMN 101 and RHET 105.
bMATH 012 does not count toward the hours required for graduation.
cCultural Studies, Humanities, Social Science, Composition, and Advanced Composition are part of campus-wide General Education requirements. Information about GENED and a list of courses approved for GENED credit by the Office of the Provost can be found at https://courses.illinois.edu/gened/.
dFor NRES students NRES 287 counts as a Western Culture course, but not as a Social Science.
eSelect from ACE 261; CPSC 241; ECON 202; MATH 161; PSYC 235; SOC 280; or STAT 100.
fNRES students in all concentrations are required to earn a minimum of 3 hours in Management Practices, Measurement, & Evaluations – Field Courses. Courses that fulfill this requirement are NRES 276 and NRES 285. Students may complete two different sections of 285 to fulfill this requirement.
gNRES 419 fulfills the advanced composition requirement. For other options, see https://courses.illinois.edu/gened/DEFAULT/DEFAULT.