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  • Conservation and Environmental Planning | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    major focuses on the scientific field based management of our natural resources including wildlife water soil air human developments and the interaction of these systems The integrity and performance of these systems are critical for maintaining a healthy environment a high standard of living and sustainable development Graduates of this program will provide the expertise to establish maintain restore and rehabilitate natural systems in order to promote sustainability economic stability and quality of life Students will take a set of core courses and must select one of the two following options Conservation option This option provides a field based approach to managing our natural resources It prepares graduates for careers with public and private organizations and agencies in areas such as wildlife management habitat restoration and interpretive services Environmental planning option This option prepares graduates to pursue careers in planning development and public policy with an emphasis on minimizing or mitigating the environmental impacts of the built environment Highlights of the Conservation and Environmental Planning Major Our two laboratory farms and the nearby Kinnickinnic River as well as other off campus locations offer unique outdoor teaching and learning experiences for students interested in conservation and environmental planning Skills and Learning Outcomes As a student in this program you will learn to Demonstrate knowledge of regional and global ecosystems and gain expertise in conservation management techniques Safely and effectively utilize field equipment used in the natural resource management field Understand the technical and regulatory dimensions for developing the human built environment in ways that avoid minimize or mitigate the impacts on natural systems Become proficient at the skills involved in restoring and rehabilitating degraded ecosystems Career Opportunities As a graduate of this program you will be prepared for a career in the conservation and environmental planning field Below is a list

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  • Data Science and Predictive Analytics | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF Academics Majors Minors Majors Minors Academic Programs Colleges and Departments Undergraduate Admission Cost and Financial Aid Course Search Catalog Glossary of Terms Data Science and Predictive Analytics Program Overview Data science and predictive analytics is a newly approved major that will accept new students starting spring 2016 Students in this major will seek to understand the phenomenon of Big Data and how massive data can be used for the benefit of companies Students will be prepared to collect manage interpret and analyze data in order to apply that knowledge to real world problems Coursework spans across the disciplines of computer science and information systems and math as well as a foundation in business This is an innovative field that has recently experienced immense growth in the job market Highlights of the Data Science and Predictive Analytics Major Our state of the art computing lab provides students with the opportunity to work with networking technology graphics workstations and the latest technologies used in the field Students will have a capstone practicum project that will bridge their work in the classroom with valuable industry experience Skills and Learning Outcomes As a student in this program you will learn to Understand Big Data and the challenges of capturing storing and retrieving massive data Apply a data based analytical approach to identify and solve problems Career Opportunities As a graduate of this program you will be prepared for a career in the technology field Below is a list of potential job titles and employers that graduates may find employment or internship opportunities with Potential Job Titles Business Intelligence Analyst Data Mining Analyst Data Scientist Data Warehouse Analyst Database Manager Software Developer Employers Business Government Healthcare

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  • Academics | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Fast Facts Employment Directory Maps Directions UWRF History UWRF Leadership FAQ Contact UWRF Menu About UWRF Academics Admissions Campus Life Athletics Quick Links A Z Search Directory News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search Academics Majors Minors Graduate Programs Colleges Departments Adult Education Continuing Education Academic Catalog Class Schedule Academic Support Library The University of Wisconsin River Falls is an excellent place to earn your degree Prepare to think differently Our rigorous academic programs will prepare you to become a productive creative ethical and engaged leader with an informed global perspective With over 50 major fields of study to choose from you will have plenty of opportunities to pursue your purpose and passion in life Apply for Admissions Visit Campus Request Information Undergraduate Research Don t just study scientific breakthroughs make them Our commitment to undergraduate research scholarly and creative activity extends to all fields of study Education Abroad Engage with ideas people cultures and places beyond campus with dynamic semester long international programs at a price comparable to on campus tuition and housing Honors and Scholars Programs Our scholars programs are designed to provide you with the resources

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  • Elementary Education | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Family Community Search UWRF Academics Majors Minors Majors Minors Academic Programs Colleges and Departments Undergraduate Admission Cost and Financial Aid Course Search Catalog Glossary of Terms Elementary Education Program Overview Elementary educators play a vital role in supporting the intellectual social and emotional development of children in grades 1 5 Their instruction and guidance provides students with the foundation needed to be academically successful Highlights of the Elementary Education Major The program blends academic coursework and hands on teaching experiences Students are given the opportunity to observe elementary level classrooms in their first semester of the program They also experience more than 300 hours of teaching in local schools prior to their first full semester of student teaching Students experience small class sizes and an accessible faculty with a distinguished history of preparing future educators Elementary Education majors are eligible for a teaching license in Wisconsin for grades 1 8 With the addition of the Early Childhood Education minor they can teach at the pre K level Skills and Learning Outcomes As a student in this program you will learn to Implement best practices in preparing and developing classroom materials schedules and lessons to instruct students Develop and use assessments to evaluate student performance and to promote intellectual personal and social growth of students Gain an understanding of each student s diverse needs and how to meet them through instruction Career Opportunities As a graduate of this program you will be prepared for a career in elementary education Below is a list of potential job titles and employers that graduates have found employment or internship opportunities with Potential Job Titles Elementary Education Teacher Employers Hudson School District School District of River Falls St Paul School District New Richmond School District Related Programs Not what you were looking for Here are

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  • Pre-Engineering | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    and interests Dual Degree Program Students complete three years of physics math engineering and general education coursework at UWRF and then two years of upper level engineering courses at one of our highly regarded partner institutions the University of Minnesota Twin Cities or the University of Wisconsin Madison At the end of approximately five years students are awarded two degrees a Bachelors degree in Applied Physics from UWRF and a Bachelors degree in engineering from the partner school Graduates with both engineering and physics degrees have found that they stand out when they apply for jobs graduate school and promotions Pre Engineering Pre engineering students typically complete two years of physics math engineering and chemistry courses at UWRF Pre engineering students then apply and transfer to an engineering university of their choice Students can usually complete their engineering degree in a total of four years Applied Physics Many students choose to complete a four year Bachelors degree in Applied Physics at UWRF and then a Masters or Ph D degree in engineering A Masters degree in engineering is usually completed in two years or less Most students who pursue graduate work either a Masters or Ph D in engineering or physics receive funding to do so For more information on Pre Engineering please contact Dr Rellen Hardtke 125 Centennial Science Hall 715 425 3235 www uwrf edu PHYS WhyStudy cfm Internships Paid professional internships are an important and common component of undergraduate engineering studies at UWRF Besides building resumes and giving our students a leg up after graduation internships and undergraduate research experiences provide our students with valuable work experience and hands on training As undergraduates our students have interned in areas like mechanical engineering fuel cell technology corporate research civil engineering computer aided design microelectronics and environmental engineering Global

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  • English Education | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    for Adolescents 3 cr ENGL 361 Composition Theory 3 cr ENGL 362 Introduction to Rhetorical Studies 3 cr ENGL 441 Twentieth Century International Literature 3 cr Three of the four survey courses must be taken However a student may choose a period course to replace one of the survey courses that covers the same time period as the American survey course or an English period course that covers the same time period to replace one of the English survey courses ENGL 444 Major Authors may also substitute for an appropriate period course the author s era consistent with the survey course to be replaced In place of English 324 students may take one of these courses ENGL 429 American Renaissance 3 cr ENGL 430 American Realism 3 cr In place of English 325 students may take one of these courses ENGL 431 Modern American Fiction 3 cr ENGL 432 Contemporary American Literature 3 cr In place of English 331 students may take this course ENGL 422 Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama 3 cr In place of English 332 students may take one of these courses ENGL 426 Victorian Literature 3 cr ENGL 427 Modern British Literature 1890 1940 3 cr ENGL 428 Modern British Literature 1940 Present 3 cr 2 Directed Elective 3 cr hrs Take one of the period courses listed below ENGL 422 Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama 3 cr ENGL 423 17th Century Prose Poetry ENGL 426 Victorian Literature 3 cr ENGL 427 Modern British Literature 1890 1940 3 cr ENGL 428 Modern British Literature 1940 Present 3 cr ENGL 429 American Renaissance 3 cr ENGL 430 American Realism 3 cr ENGL 431 Modern American Fiction 3 cr ENGL 432 Contemporary American Literature 3 cr 3 Select two supporting courses 6 cr hrs ENGL 266 Business Writing 3 cr ENGL 211 Introduction to TESOL Reading and Writing 3 cr ENGL 321 English Language History and Culture 3 cr ENGL 360 Theory and Methodology of TESOL 3 cr ENGL 372 Practicum Peer Tutoring and Writing Instruction or ENGL 373 Techniques in Tutoring TESOL Practicum 3 cr 4 Select two Journalism Marketing Communications Professional Writing courses 6 cr hrs Only one 100 level course can be taken in this category ENGL 270 Visual Rhetoric 3 cr ENGL 367 Technical Writing 3 cr ENGL 368 Writing Poetry 3 cr ENGL 369 Writing Fiction 3 cr ENGL 370 Writing Non Fiction 3 cr ENGL 371 Proposal Writing 3 cr ENGL 374 Cyberliteracy and Writing for the Web 3 cr EC ENGL 387 Technical and Professional Editing 3 cr ENGL 467 Advanced Technical Writing 3 cr JOUR 101 Introduction to Mass Communication 3 cr JOUR 110 Principles and Ethics of Journalism 6 cr JOUR 221 Radio News Production 2 cr JOUR 222 Intro to Video Storytelling 3 cr JOUR 201 Intro to Audio Storytelling 3 cr JOUR 202 Print News Writing 3 cr JOUR 203 Broadcast News Writing 3 cr MARC 100 Writing for Mass Media 3 cr 5 Select two Speech or Theatre

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  • Exercise and Sport Science | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Year General Education CW ENGL 100 3 General Education CS 3 General Education HF DANC 100 3 General Education HW P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life 1 General Education Physical education activity course 5 General Education M or test out 3 General Education SL BIOL 100 or 150 3 Total semester credits 16 5 General Education SB POLS 114 PSYC 101 6 General Education HW Physical education activity course 5 DANC 120 Fund of Movement through Dance 1 P ED 161 Intro to Health and Human Performance 3 P ED 196 Individual Sports 2 SFED 200 First Aid and Basic Life 1 TED 120 Introduction to Education and Instructional Technology 3 Total semester credits 16 5 Sophomore Year General Education CA ENGL 200 3 Directed elective course A 2 Minor course requirements 8 PSYC 236 Developmental Psychology Childhood and Adolescence 3 Total semester credits 16 HEAL 263 Human Anatomy 3 P ED 245 Motor Development Across Lifespan 3 EXSS 271 Practicum I 1 EXSS 466 Exercise Leadership 1 General Education EC 3 General Education HF ENGL 243 3 History contemporary culture course 3 Total semester credits 16 Junior Year General Education EC 3 HEAL 366 Exercise Physiology 3 P ED 375 Physical Activity Behavior 3 Minor course requirements 6 Total semester credits 15 EXSS 467 Exercise for Special Populations 3 PSYC 336 Developmental Psychology Adult and Aging 3 General elective courses 4 Minor course requirements 5 Total semester credits 15 Senior Year HEAL 315 Nutrition 3 P ED 354 Biomechanics 3 EXSS 450 Sport Fitness Recreation Mngt 3 P ED 465 Scientific Principles of Conditioning 2 General elective courses 3 Total semester credits 15 P ED 461 Senior Seminar 3 EXSS 471 Physical Education Practicum 4 General Education MD 3 Diversity course 3 Total semester credits 13 Summary

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  • Biology Field Option | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    3 General Education CW ENGL 100 3 MATH 147 College Algebra Trigonometry 1 3 CHEM 121 General Chemistry I 5 Total semester credits 15 CHEM 122 General Chemistry II 5 ESM 105 Introduction to Environmental Studies 2 3 MATH 216 Elementary Statistical Concepts 3 3 General Education SB 4 3 General Education HW P ED 108 1 Total semester credits 15 Sophomore Year BIOL 230 Zoology 3 BIOL 296 Field Research Experience 2 ESM 109 Introduction to Forestry 2 PHYS 151 and 156 General Physics and Lab 5 General Education CW ENGL 200 3 Physical Education Activity HW 5 Total semester credits 15 5 BIOL 210 General Botany 3 ESM 151 Intro to Land Use Theory Practice 3 General Education HF 3 Biology elective 3 General Education SB 3 Total semester credits 15 Junior Year BIOL 360 Ecology 3 SOIL 210 Introduction to Soil Science 3 General Education HF 3 General Education CS 3 American Cultural Diversity 3 Total semester credits 15 ESM 360 Applied Hydrology and Water Quality 4 Biology Elective 4 Biology Elective 3 Liberal Arts 5 3 Physical Education Activity HW 5 Total semester credits 14 5 Senior Year ESM 343 Woodlot Management 3 Biology elective 4 Biology elective 3 General Education MD 3 General Elective 3 Total semester credits 16 BIOL 410 Senior Colloquium 1 BIOL 481 Seminar 1 SOIL 440 Soil and Water Conservation 4 Liberal Arts Course 3 Global Perspective Course 3 General Elective 3 Total semester credits 15 Summary of Degree Requirements General Education 39 51 cr Core 21 cr Required Supporting Courses 21 22 cr Directed Electives 13 cr Credits to Degree 120 cr Credits to Degree 120 cr This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years After consulting

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