Forestry (FOR) at Rappahannock Community College


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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 105 - Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Studies the interrelationships of organisms and the natural and cultural environments with emphasis on human influences, ecological structures, survey of populations, communities, and ecosystems.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
FOR 135 - Wildlife and Fisheries Management
Introduces the principles of wildlife and fisheries management. Emphasizes practices in 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