Forest Science students will take course work from a wide array of natural resource offerings. This will prepare the student to work in all phases of forest science from monitoring, managing, and protecting forest areas, harvesting timber, and producing primary and secondary wood products.
Opportunities for Employment
The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Forest Science is designed to prepare students for employment as a forestry technician, lumber grader and other technical/supervisory positions within the forestry and timber industries.
Students are required to take English and mathematics placement tests. It may be required for you to correct any deficiencies in the developmental studies program. You may not take a course out of normal program sequence without the approval of your advisor. Approval will be based on practical experience and courses previously completed. You may receive regular college course credit for on-the-job experience or vocational school training if it is validated and approved by the College.
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Forest Science (839)
PROGRAM OF STUDY
|Course #||Course Title||Credit|
|FOR||100||Introduction to Forestry||3|
|IND||137||Team Concepts and Problem Solving||3|
|SDV||100||College Success Skills||1|
|FIRST YEAR SPRING|
|GIS||200||Geographical Info Systems||4|
|MTH||103||Applied Technical Mathematics I||3|
|NAS||106||Conservation of Natural Resources||3|
|SECOND YEAR SUMMER|
|FIRST YEAR FALL|
|AGR||205||Soil Fertility & Management||3|
ENV or BUS
227 or 241
Environmental Law or Business Law I
GIS or ENV
|230 or 230||
Apps in Environmental Science or GIS: Apps in Environmental Science
|SECOND YEAR SPRING|
|FOR||245||Forest Products I||2|
|FOR||290||Coordinated Internship in Forestry||4|
|HLT or PED||1|
|Social Science Elective||3|
|Total Minimum Credits for Degree||65|
1Students may select two of the following classes as electives: ENV 235 Soil Conservation and Spoil Management, HRT 137 Environmental Factors in Plant Growth or ENV 298 Seminars and Projects in Environmental Science.
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