2011-12 Online Catalogue
Forestry (Bachelor of Science)
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.
- Colleges and Schools: The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources.
- Departments and Programs: Forestry Program.