Forestry Certificate

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Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one-year (two semester) Certificate in Forestry and enter the workforce. Students explore a variety of forest and land management principles. This certificate program introduces students to the principles of forest science, dendrology, forest fire behavior, silviculture principles, and research techniques. This program prepares students for entry-level careers in forestry, land use, or park settings.

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First Semester

NRE 1100Foundations of Forestry


NRE 1110Forestry Field Techniques


ELECTIVE Any Forestry Certificate Elective*


Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 9

Important Program Notes: 

Forestry Certificate Electives*: BIO 1111, BIO 1112, BIO 2121, BIO 2122, CHE 1011, ENV 1111, any FSW course, GIS 2010, NRE 1001, NRE 1214, NRE 1021, NRE 2000, NRE 2204, NRE 2205, NRE 2015, NRE 2030, NRE 2032, NRE 2065, NRE 2078, NRE 2080, NRE 2085, OUT 1250, OUT 1255, OUT 1260, REC 2010, or REC 2011.