University of Vermont

2011-12 Online Catalogue

Forestry (Bachelor of Science)

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

Students supplement a core of required Forestry and related courses with a student-proposed, faculty-approved area of concentration1 such as forest ecosystem health, forest ecology, consulting forestry, public forest administration, or international development. The concentration represents at least twelve credits and may be self-designed2, an appropriate University minor, or a natural resource oriented study abroad experience.

A total of 124 credits is required for the degree.

Required courses: PBIO 004; CHEM 023; MATH 0183; NR 025, NR 1403, WFB 224; PSS 161; a course in economics or ecological economics; FOR 021, FOR 073, FOR 0814, FOR 121, FOR 1225, FOR 158, FOR 182, FOR 223, FOR 235,FOR 272; twelve additional credits in area of concentration.

1 Must be endorsed by the student's advisor and approved by the Forestry faculty prior to the last four semesters of study.

2 At least nine credits are to be at the 100-level or higher.

3 Also fulfills RSENR general education requirement.

4 Transfer students with 45 or more credits are exempt from FOR 081.

5 Field intensive course offered only during the summer session.



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