Forestry Major

Description: A program that generally prepares individuals to manage and develop forest areas for economic, recreational, and ecological purposes. Includes instruction in forest-related sciences, mapping, statistics, harvesting and production technology, natural resources management and economics, wildlife sciences, administration, and public relations.

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Forestry Career

What Courses Do Forestry Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Forestry majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering Design
  • Forestry
  • Hydrology
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Surveying

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