Forestry Minor

The minor in Forestry serves as a concentrated study, beyond a student's primary major, that allows students to explore their interest in forest ecology and management, and to build skills that can help launch a career in forest conservation.

Students interested in a minor in Forestry must complete a minimum of 5 courses and 20 credits with a grade of C- or better. Pass/Fail courses may not be used for the minor. Up to 8 credits can be used to satisfy both major and minor requirements. 

Required Courses
NR 425Field Dendrology4
NR 527Forest Ecology4
Choose one of the following:4
Forest Inventory and Modeling
Remote Sensing of the Environment
Choose one of the following:4
Forest Management
Electives - Choose one of the following or one of the alternative courses from above:4
Forest Entomology
Landscape Ecology
Economics of Forestry
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
Watershed Water Quality Management
Tropical Ecology
Community Ecology
Forest Health in a Changing World
Total Credits20