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Degrees Options


Forest Resources Management Option

This curriculum, accredited by the Society of American Foresters, is designed to provide students with education and training in the art and science of resource analysis and in making and implementing land management decisions to provide for the best use of all resources of the forest environment. Current philosophy and methods of producing forest-based goods and services such as recreation, timber, water, range and wildlife are stressed, with a heavy emphasis in field methods and applications. Completion of the requirements for this option allows for qualification as a Forester for the U.S. Civil Service Commission, a requirement of all who wish to practice as a forester for federal agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service, and many state government and private forestry employers.

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Forest Operations and Applied Restoration Option

This curriculum is designed to provide students with the basic forestry and technical skills needed to develop and implement forest management plans and restoration projects. These skills include location, design, and management of low-volume forest road systems; physical and economic evaluation of alternative harvesting systems; applications of forest operations to ecological restoration problems; and methods to minimize impacts of roads and operations on soil, water, scenic, social, and wildlife values. Graduates of this option will have the knowledge and skills to implement and plan for environmentally sound, socially acceptable, technically feasible, and financially viable forest operations. Public forestry agencies, other government agencies, non-governmental organizations, private forestry firms, and construction companies are seeking individuals with these skills. Completion of the requirements for this option allows for qualification as a Forester for the U.S. Civil Service Commission, a requirement of all who wish to practice as a forester for federal agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service, and many state government and private forestry employers.

See the 4 year plan and special degree requirements