Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

International Forestry and Conservation, Undergraduate Certificate


Academic Information

This undergraduate certificate is designed to provide students with the theoretical foundation and practical skills to advance the conservation of biodiversity and management of natural resources in developing countries.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

International Forestry and Conservation, Undergraduate Certificate


Careers

What Can I Do with a Certificate in International Forestry and Conservation?

Students pursuing this certificate will develop an understanding of how forests are changing on a global scale through human activities. Students examine management approaches used in developing countries from plantations to conservation reserves, and major issues that affect forests including biodiversity, deforestation, indigenous use, tourism, and environmental protection. Students also have the opportunity to study internationally to obtain firsthand knowledge about how forestry and conservation are practiced abroad.

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

International Forestry and Conservation, Undergraduate Certificate


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

International Forestry and Conservation, Undergraduate Certificate


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 15
Major GPA 2.0
Study Abroad Optional

Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to: 

  1. Discuss the differences between traditional forest and wildlife use in developing vs. developed countries.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of major conservation biology and international forestry issues.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge about development strategies that are natural resources based.
  4. Contrast the western view of natural resources utilization with that of traditional subsistence cultures.
  5. Describe international policy efforts to promote better management of forests and conservation reserves.

 

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

International Forestry and Conservation, Undergraduate Certificate


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Certificate Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Forestry

International Forestry and Conservation, Undergraduate Certificate


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