Forest Sciences and Biology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of one or more forest-related sciences to the study of environmental factors affecting forests and the growth and management of forest resources. Includes instruction in forest biology, forest hydrology, forest mensuration, silviculture, forest soils, water resources, environmental science, forest resources management, and wood science. Is Forest Sciences and Biology the right major for you?
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Forest Sciences and Biology Major

What Courses Do Forest Sciences and Biology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Forest Sciences and Biology 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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