College of Natural Resources

To transfer into College of Natural Resources majors as a current NC State student, see requirements and preferred qualifications listed below.  This includes students who wish to change their major, as well as those who want to add a major in Natural Resources.

Students must meet the listed “Minimum Requirements” in order to submit an online CODA application to transfer (see Application link to the left).  These Minimum requirements must be complete at the time the application is submitted.  Candidates who meet the preferred qualifications outlined below have a higher probability of being approved for transfer.  Preferred Qualifications can be completed after the application is submitted up until the application deadline date. All admission is competitive and based on space availability in the specific program.  Meeting the preferred qualifications does not guarantee admission to the desired major.

If you have questions about transferring to programs in the College of Natural Resources, contact your program of interest as listed below:

  • College of Natural Resources
    • Tiffany McLean,  tiffany_mclean@ncsu.edu , or call 919-515-5510.
  • Environmental Sciences:
    • Erin Champion, eachampi@ncsu.edu
  • Environmental Technology; Fisheries, Wildlife, & Conservation Biology; Forest Management; Natural Resources:
    • Kimber Lunsford, ktlunsfo@ncsu.edu
  • Golf Management; Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management; Sport Management:
    • Candace Vick,  cvick@ncsu.edu
  • Paper Science & Engineering:
    • Jennifer Piercy, jmpiercy@ncsu.edu
  • Sustainable Materials and Technology:
    • Perry Peralta,  perry_peralta@ncsu.edu

Environmental Sciences

Minimum to apply and be considered:

  • Completion of 12 or more NC State graded credit hours
  • Cumulative GPA must be > or = to 2.0

 Preference will be given to students who meet the following:

  • Completion of at least one NC State basic science/calculus course from the list of BIO 181, or CH 101/102, or MA 131 (or higher), or PY 211 (or higher) – All with a grade > or = C

Forest Management

Minimum to apply and be considered:

  • Completion of 12 or more NC State graded credit hours
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or better

Preference will be given to students who meet the following:

  • Completion of 24 or more graded NC State credit hours (will become “minimum” next cycle), and
  • Completion of ENG 101 with a C- or better, and
  • Completion of MA 121 (or 131/141) with a grade of C- or better, and
  • Completion of CH 101/102, and
  • Completion of PB 200 or BIO 181

*Students who have questions about transferring to Forest Management programs should contact the department for guidance and support with their transfer plan.

Contact Richard Braham at: 919-515-7568, or via email: braham@ncsu.edu

Natural Resources

(Concentrations in:  Ecosystem Assessment; Policy and Administration)

Minimum to apply and be considered:

  • Completion of 12 or more NC State graded credit hours
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or better

Preference will be given to students who meet the following:

  • Completion of 24 or more NC State graded credit hours (will become “minimum” next cycle), and
  • Completion of ENG 101 with a C- or better, and
  • Completion of MA 121 or 131 or 141 with a grade of C- or better, and
  • Completion of CH 101/102, and
  • Completion of BIO 181, and
  • Completion of PY 205 or PY 211, and
  • Cumulative NC State GPA of 2.5 or better

*Students who have questions about transferring to Natural Resource programs should contact the department for guidance and support with their transfer plan.

Contact George Hess at: 919-515-7437, or via email: george_hess@ncsu.edu

Environmental Technology and Management

Minimum to apply and be considered:

  • Completion of 24 or more NC State graded credit hours
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or better

Preference will be given to students who meet the following:

  • Completion of ENG 101 with a C- or better, and
  • Completion of MA 131 or 141 with a grade of C- or better, and
  • Completion of CH 101/102 or  BIO 181, and
  • Cumulative NC State GPA of 2.5 or better

*Students who have questions about transferring to Environmental Technology and Management should contact the department for guidance and support with their transfer plan.   Due to sequencing of courses, students who are planning to transfer with more than 60 hours of credit should meet with the department’s coordinator of advising to avoid delays in graduation.

Contact Terrie Litzenberger at: 919-515-7581, or via email: terrie_litzenberger@ncsu.edu

Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology

(Concentrations in:  Conservation Biology;  Fisheries Science;  Wildlife Science)

Minimum to apply and be considered:

  • Completion of 24 or more NC State graded credit hours
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or better

Preference will be given to students who meet the following:

  • Completion of ENG 101 with a C- or better, and
  • Completion of MA 121 or 131 or 141 with a grade of C- or better, and
  • Completion of CH 101/102 or BIO 181, and
  • Cumulative NC State GPA of 2.5 or better

*Students who have questions about transferring to Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology programs should contact the department for guidance and support with their transfer plan.

Contact Lara Pacifici at: 919-515-3431, or via email: lara_pacifici@ncsu.edu

Professional Golf Management

Minimum to apply and be considered:

  • Completion of 24 or more NC State graded credit hours
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or better

Preference will be given to students who meet the following:

  • Completion of ENG 101 with a C- or better, and
  • Completion of one required math course from the following list (MA105, MA 107, MA 111, MA 114, OR MA 121131/141), and
  • Completion of one natural science with a lab (from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list), and
  • All applicants interested in the PGM program must submit a golf handicap of twelve (12) or less verified by a United States Golf Association (USGA handicap) Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA) golf professional, or high school golf coach or has successfully passed the Player Ability Test (PAT). Handicap verification should be submitted to the Director of the Professional Golf Management Program, Room 4023 Biltmore Hall.

Sport Management

Minimum to apply and be considered:

  • Completion of 24 or more NC State graded credit hours
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or better

Preference will be given to students who meet the following:

  • Completion of ENG 101 with a grade of C- or better, and
  • Completion of one required math course from the following list (MA105, MA 107, MA 111, MA 114, OR MA 121/131/141), and
  • Completion of one natural science with a lab (from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list), and
  • Completion of PRT 152 with a grade of C+ or better, and
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

(Concentrations in:   Parks and Natural Resource Recreation; Program Management; Tourism and Commercial Recreation)

Minimum to apply and be considered:

  • Completion of 24 or more NC State graded credit hours
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or better

Preference will be given to students who meet the following:

  • Completion of ENG 101 with a grade of C- or better, and
  • Completion of one required math course from the following list (MA105, MA 107, MA 111, MA 114, OR MA 121/131/141), and
  • Completion of one natural science with a lab (from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list), and
  • Completion of PRT 152 with a grade of C+ or better, and
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better

Sustainable Materials and Technology

Minimum to apply and be considered:

  • Completion of 12 or more NC State graded credit hours
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.0 or better

Preference will be given to students who meet the following:

  • Completion of 24 or more NC State graded credit hours (will become “minimum” next cycle), and
  • Completion of ENG 101 with a C- or better, and
  • Completion of MA 121 (or 131/141) with a grade of C- or better, and
  • Completion of CH 101/102, and
  • Completion of PY 211 or 205, and
  • Cumulative NC State GPA of 2.5 or better

Paper Science and Engineering

See information on the College of Engineering CODA page: http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/academics/undergrad/coda/