College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences2017-2018
International Forestry and Conservation, Undergraduate Certificate
What Can I Do with a Certificate in International Forestry and Conservation?
To receive an undergraduate certificate (at least 15 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.
Please be aware that federal financial aid is not available for some certificates, if the certificate is pursued and completed as a stand-alone certificate (i.e., not completed concurrently with a degree program). See the "Details" tab for additional information.
In addition to University Requirements:
- Complete individual plan 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||15|
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to:
- Discuss the differences between traditional forest and wildlife use in developing vs. developed countries.
- Demonstrate an understanding of major conservation biology and international forestry issues.
- Demonstrate knowledge about development strategies that are natural resources based.
- Contrast the western view of natural resources utilization with that of traditional subsistence cultures.
- Describe international policy efforts to promote better management of forests and conservation reserves.
Take the following 15 units with a Grade of "C" or better in each course:
This certificate may be pursued and completed concurrently with a degree program or as a stand-alone certificate. Federal financial aid cannot be used if the certificate is completed as a stand-alone certificate.
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.
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