Forest Engineering Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific, mathematical, and forestry principles to the design of mechanical devices and processes for efficient forest management, timber production and related forest logistics systems. Includes instruction in forest products processing, forest management, forest harvesting, timber structure design, production analysis, road and bridge construction, vehicle adaptation and design, and harvesting equipment design. Is Forest Engineering the right major for you?
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Forest Engineering Major

What Courses Do Forest Engineering Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Forest Engineering 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
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Surveying
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