University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

Subject: Forestry

FOR 021 - Dendrology

Classification, silvical characteristics, and identification features of native and introduced trees and shrubs.

FOR 111 - Nat Res Ecol and Assessment 1

Basic, essential field and assessment skills; knowledge needed in upper-level classes and jobs in forestry, wildlife, fisheries, or natural resources.

FOR 192 - Forestry Work Practicum

Supervised work experience in forest resource area.

FOR 195 - Special Topics

Readings, investigations, and lectures in selected forest resource subjects.

FOR 223 - Multi-Resource Silviculture

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.

FOR 228 - Ecosystems Ecology

Examination of the structure and function of terrestrial ecosystems focusing on carbon and nutrient cycles. Laboratory sessions involve spatial modeling and data analysis. Prerequisites: NR 103, BCOR 102, PSS 161, or Graduate student standing. Cross-listed with: NR 228.

FOR 291 - Undergraduate Research

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.

FOR 293 - Independent Study

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

FOR 295 - Advanced Special Topics

Advanced special topics courses or seminars in forestry beyond the scope of existing formal courses. Prerequisites: Minimum Junior standing; Instructor permission.

FOR 299 - Honors

Honors project dealing with the biology and/or management of forest ecosystems. See Program Chair.

FOR 385 - Selected Problems in Forestry

Advanced readings, or a special investigation dealing with a topic beyond the scope of existing formal courses.