Natural Resources

Explore Natural Resources at Bay College

Person researching growth of plants

Why Natural Resources?

If you like being outdoors, are interested in protecting the integrity of the world’s ecosystems and envision a world of sustainable forests, wildlife, waters, and other natural resources, you’re a great candidate for a natural resources career! Effective assessment and management of natural resources is critical to sustaining a habitable planet.  A degree in Natural Resources opens the door to many careers in the diverse and growing fields of natural resources.

Why Bay College?

Our degree is a perfect way to get started on a Natural Resources career.  Bay offers foundational courses for a variety of Natural Resources Baccalaureate (4-year) degrees.  Bay students often transfer to Michigan Tech, LSSU, or UW Stevens Point to complete their studies.

 Degree Information
Degree Options
Certificate/DegreeCompletion CreditsContact Hours
Natural Resources (Pre)60.00

Beyond Bay College

Students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to obtain a bachelor's degree or higher may find opportunities in the following areas of study:

  • Biotechnology
  • Conservation
  • Ecology
  • Forestery
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Herpetology
  • Hydrology
  • Land Resource Technology
  • Mammology
  • Ornithology
  • Silviculture
  • Fish and Wildlife
Career Opportunities

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers and more!