forestry as a career
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Forestry as a Career?

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 12

Forestry as a Career? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 203 Views
  • Uploaded on

Forestry as a Career?. Forestry as a Career!. It starts with a four-year university degree. There are also two-year degree programs. Forestry Major (an example). Major study and approved electives to total 133 credits . Core Forestry Courses (58 credits)

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Forestry as a Career?' - issac


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
forestry as a career

Forestry as a Career?

Forestry as a Career!

It starts with a four-year university degree.

There are also two-year degree programs.

forestry major an example
Forestry Major (an example)

Major study and approved electives to total 133 credits.

Core Forestry Courses (58 credits)

Elective Forestry Courses (50 credits)

General Degree Requirements (50-56 credits)

Note: Credits add up to more than 133.Many times courses within a major alsomeet general degree requirements.

areas of study
Areas of Study

BiologyChemistryCommunicationsEconomicsForestryMathematics

Natural ResourcesPaper SciencePhilosophySoil ResourcesWater ResourcesWildlife Resources

forestry emphases
Forestry Emphases

Forestry is a broad field where special emphases can be earned at the undergraduate level. Each emphasis has different set of electives, but usually the “core” courses are the same. Some of these emphases are:

Forest ManagementUrban ForestryForest RecreationForest AdministrationForest UtilizationEcosystem RestorationWood ScienceForest Conservation

core forestry courses 58 credits
Core Forestry Courses, 58 credits

Forestry

BiometryMensurationForest ProtectionEcosystem EcologyManagement & FinanceSilviculture

Natural Resources

People, Resources, BiosphereEcological Basis of NR Mngt.Fish, Forestry, & WildlifeSoil & Water ResourcesResource EconomicsNatural Resource Seminars

core forestry courses 58 credits continued
Core Forestry Courses, 58 credits (continued)

Summer Camp

Land SurveyingForest Measurement-Field ExperienceSelected TopicsSoil Conservation & Watershed InventorySoil Inventory MethodsAquatic Ecosystem EvaluationWildlife Mngt. TechniquesEnvironmental Study in Europe

core forestry courses 58 credits continued1
Core Forestry Courses, 58 credits (continued)

Other Courses

Plant BiologyComputer Information SystemsMacroeconomicsEnvironmental Ethics

elective courses 50 credits
Elective Courses50 credits

Forestry Electives

Forest EcologyAmenity ForestryHarvesting SystemsForest ProductsRegional SilvicultureFire & EcologyForest PathologyForest EntomologyRange ManagementForest RecreationLandscape Maintenance

Urban ForestryRecreation UseCurrent IssuesForestry InternshipLandscape ArchitectureForestry SeminarsWood ManufacturingTree Structure & FunctionField SilvicultureTree Genetics

elective courses 50 credits continued
Elective Courses 50 credits (continued)

Natural Resource Electives

Public RelationsInternational Resource MngtAir ResourcesResource AdministrationAir Photo InterpretationResource Policy & LawIntegrated Resource Mngt.

elective courses 50 credits continued1
Elective Courses 50 credits (continued)

Other Electives

Animal BiologyPlant PhysiologyFundamental ChemistryApplied CalculusTrigonometryInterpersonal CommunicationOrganizational Communication Geographic Information Systems (GIS)Pulp & Paper Processes Forest SoilsHydrologyWatershed Mngt. Wildlife Habitat Mngt.

general degree requirements 50 credits certain courses in the major apply
General Degree Requirements - 50 credits(Certain courses in the Major apply)

Many Options for Each Category

EnglishCommunicationMathematicsGeneral Science Wellness & Health (phys.ed.)Humanities (Art, Literature, Foreign LanguagePhilosophy, Social Science, History)

slide12
Potential Employers

State Department of Natural Resources

U.S. Forest Service

Other federal agencies (BIA, BLM, IRS, FWS, military, etc.)

Forest Industry (Mead, International Paper, Louisiana-Pacific, many others)

Non-forest Industry (those with large land holdings)

Private Organizations (TNC, Trusts, MUCC, many others)

Universities, Colleges, Special Schools

Cities and Towns

ad