Term: Fall 2017
Classification, silvical characteristics, and identification features of native and introduced trees and shrubs.
Basic, essential field and assessment skills; knowledge needed in upper-level classes and jobs in forestry, wildlife, fisheries, or natural resources.
Supervised work experience in forest resource area.
Theory and application of forest stand maintenance/manipulation for forest ecosystem sustainability. Topics: Silvics, regeneration, tree improvement, protection, stand structure/dynamics/tending, and multi-resource perspectives. Prerequisite: NR 103.
Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Findings submitted in written form as prescribed by department. Offered at department discretion Prerequisite: Senior standing.
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion
Advanced special topics courses or seminars in forestry beyond the scope of existing formal courses. Prerequisites: Minimum Junior standing; Instructor permission.
Honors project dealing with the biology and/or management of forest ecosystems. See Program Chair.
Advanced readings, or a special investigation dealing with a topic beyond the scope of existing formal courses.