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FOR 100 - Introduction to Forestry
Develops the general concepts of forestry and forest resource use in the United States. Laboratory sessions introduce the student to the protection, management, and use of forest resource.
Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
3-4 credits
FOR 115 - Dendrology
Studies trees and shrubs botanically and commercially important to the forests of eastern United States. Emphasizes field characteristics of trees and common shrubs of the eastern United States.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
FOR 201 - Forest Mensuration I
Teaches principles of forest measurements including basic elements of property boundary, location, forest mapping, techniques of tree measurement, and saw log and pulp wood scaling.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: FOR 115, MTH 113, MTH 114
4 credits
FOR 201 Detailed Outline
FOR 215 - Applied Silviculture
Focuses on theory and practices involved in controlling the forest establishment, composition and growth. Laboratory emphasizes observation and application of various silvicultural procedures including site preparation, regeneration, and intermediate treatments.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisite: FOR 115
4 credits
FOR 215 Detailed Outline
FOR 237 - Wildlife Ecology
Studies wildlife communities and their environmental relationships.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
FOR 245 - Forest Products I
Introduces forest products. Lecture 2 hours per week.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
2 credits
FOR 290 - Coordinated Internship
Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college.
Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits