Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

Forestry, Bachelor of Science in Forestry


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For more than four decades, Northern Arizona University has been developing and refining a distinctive forest management major designed to instill in you an awareness of the complexities inherent in contemporary wildland management and to help you develop as an involved citizen as well as a professional land manager. Our program helps you become well qualified to address the impacts that management decisions and practices have on all resources, including timber, wildlife, range, water, recreation, and scenic beauty.

This program is accredited by the Society of American Foresters (SAF).

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

Forestry, Bachelor of Science in Forestry


Careers

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Forestry?

Are you happiest when you're outdoors? Would you like to protect the environment for future generations? Learn how at Northern Arizona University. Through work in the School of Forestry, you will learn to become a competent professional forester and land steward. Learn all aspects of forest ecosystems and their management. Graduate prepared for a career in the private sector or with a public land management agency.

Here, you will experience innovative and holistic approaches to understanding forestry. Our professional core (four semesters of integrated study) will allow you to build a lasting career and personal relationships. The School of Forestry is a national and international leader in natural resource education and forest research, with a deep commitment to understanding and protecting the environment.  

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Private timber or consulting companies
  • State departments of forestry
  • State land departments
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • Forest manager
  • Government manager
  • University professor
  • Researcher

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

Forestry, Bachelor of Science in Forestry


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

Forestry, Bachelor of Science in Forestry


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 120
Major GPA C
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 125
Additional Admission Requirements Required
Emphasis, Minor, Certificate Required
University Honors Program Optional
Accelerated Undergraduate/Graduate Plan Optional
AZ Transfer Students complete AGEC-A Recommended
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Student Learning Outcomes

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College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

Forestry, Bachelor of Science in Forestry


Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Major Requirements
General Electives
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

Forestry, Bachelor of Science in Forestry


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