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Options in the Forestry Major

In Forestry you can choose among five options. You will take a set of core forestry classes and then a set of courses specific to your option.

» Forestry Options GE Planning Sheet (PDF)
» General Education & All University Requirements (GEAR) Guide (PDF)
» Forestry Catalog Overview (PDF)

Forest Hydrology

This option is for students interested in a career in resource management with a focus on water resources. A student who completes this option qualifies as both a forester and a hydrologist for federal employment.

New Students
Starting 2013-2014
Continuing Students
Prior to 2013-2014

» Major contract (PDF)
» Four-year plan (PDF)
» Options Overview (PDF)

» Major contract (PDF)
» Options Overview (PDF)

Contact Dr. Stubblefield if you have questions or would like more information about this option.

Forest Operations

This option is for students interested in a career in the forest products industry and consulting. A student who completes this option qualifies as a forester for federal employment.

New Students
Starting 2013-2014
Continuing Students
Prior to 2013-2014

» Major contract (PDF)
» Four-year plan (PDF)
» Options Overview (PDF)

» Major contract (PDF)
» Options Overview (PDF)

Contact Dr. Han if you have questions or would like more information about this option.

Forest Resource Conservation

This option is for students interested in a career in non-commodity forest management or a career not directly associated with more traditional forestry. A student who completes this option qualifies as a forester for federal employment.

New Students
Starting 2013-2014
Continuing Students
Prior to 2013-2014

» Major contract (PDF)
» Four-year plan (PDF)
» Options Overview (PDF)

» Major contract (PDF)
» Options Overview (PDF)

Contact Dr. Berrill or if you have questions or would like more information about this option.

Forest Soils

This option is for students interested in a career regarding forest soils and their management issues. A student who completes this option qualifies as a forester, soil scientist, and soil conservationist for federal employment.

New Students
Starting 2013-2014
Continuing Students
Prior to 2013-2014

» Major contract (PDF)
» Four-year plan (PDF)
» Options Overview (PDF)

» Major contract (PDF)
» Options Overview (PDF)

Contact Dr. Marshall if you have questions or would like more information about this option.

Wildland Fire Management

This option is for students interested in a career in managing wildland fuels, prescribed fire, fire suppression, or fire ecology. A student who completes this curriculum qualifies as a forester for federal employment.

New Students
Starting 2013-2014
Continuing Students
Prior to 2013-2014

» Major contract (PDF)
» Four-year plan (PDF)
» Options Overview (PDF)

» Major contract (PDF)
» Options Overview (PDF)

Contact Dr. Kane if you have questions or would like more information about this option.