Grow your skills at Clackamas Community College
If you enjoy working with your hands, collecting data and analyzing results -or want to ensure a healthy environment for everyone - a natural resources program may be what you're looking for.
Step out of the classroom and into the great outdoors. Whether it's using drones to plot land maps, fighting fires, growing plants, creating beautiful landscapes, or ensuring the community has clean water, our natural resources programs are hands on and designed to give you real-world experience in the field.
Natural Resources Programs
Associate of Science (AS) and Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degrees - Two Years to Complete
Certificate Programs - One Year to Complete
Career Pathway Certificates of Completion Programs - Less Than One Year to Complete
Transfer to a four-year university
Common Natural Resources Transfer Majors
Get Started in Natural Resources
You don't have to have your career goals figured out yet. Start with foundations like the Natural Resources Exploration class and see where a Clackamas Community College education in natural resources can take you.
Apply and Get Started at CCC
It only takes a few steps to apply to CCC, apply for financial aid and get started on your path to academic success.
Contact One the Natural Resource Advisor Before Registering for Courses
Natural Resources advisor:
Begin with courses that will help you reach your academic and career goals
Whether you have a career in mind or are just starting to explore your interest in natural resources, you can save time and money by starting with courses that can take you anywhere. Create a strong foundation for any horticulture, water and environmental technology or wildland fire/forestry program or a transfer degree at Clackamas Community College by starting with the courses below.
|Beginning Courses||Terms Typically Offered In||Credits|
|FYE-101, First-Year Experience Level I||Fall, winter, spring, summer||2|
|EFA-101N, Introduction to Natural Resources||Not every term||1|
|HOR-111, Horticulture Practicum/Fall||Fall||2|
|FRP-130, Introduction to Wildland Firefighting (S-130/S-190/ICS-100/IS-700/L-180) OR|
FRP-101, Basic Forest Management and FRP-102, Basic Forest Management Lab
|Fall, spring (FRP-130), Fall (FRP-101/102)||2-4|
|WET-110, Wastewater Operations I OR|
WET-111 Waterworks Operations I
|Fall (WET-110), fall (WET-111)||3|