Graduate Ranch & Range Management Courses

RNRM 5086. Range Management Problems. 1-3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 1-3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Advanced independent or group study of selected range management problems or topics. Credit hours dependent on scope and depth of study. Enrollment must be approved in advance by supervising instructor.

RNRM 5301. Advanced Grazing Management. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Concepts of management related to grazing livestock on improved pasture and rangeland. Grazing effects on the environmental system, manipulation of grazing selectivity and distribution, an overview of herbivore nutritive, grazing behavior and intake measures, and systems to manage for intensity or extensiveness of grazing. Prior knowledge in range management and agronomic principles recommended. Credit will not be given for both RNRM 4301 and RNRM 5301.

RNRM 5315. Rangeland Ecosystems. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Specialized study of rangeland ecosystems with emphasis on herbivory as an ecological process. An in-depth review of assessment methodology, trends in research, and current ecological issues. Prerequisites: RNRM 3315 and graduate classification.