Jul 16, 2018
About the Program
Learn to apply biological, ecological, economic, and social knowledge as you develop and implement sustainable forest management plans. Studies emphasize understanding ecosystems function, natural and human disturbance, and ecosystem resilience. This prepares you for careers with public agencies such as state divisions of forestry, U.S. Forest Service or private industries and consulting firms. This program is accredited by the Society of American Foresters.
Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information
The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Forestry include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.
Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.
124 credits required for graduation
Departmental/Program Major Courses (116 credits)
Required Major Courses (52 credits)
Major Selectives (10 credits)
- Ecology & Systematics Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Forestry Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Forest Health Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
- Laboratory in Ecology & Systematics Selective - Credit Hours: 1.00
Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (54 credits)
Electives (8 credits)
- Elective - Credit Hours: 8.00
University Core Requirements
124 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree
2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree
College of Agriculture & University Level Requirements
- 2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree
- 32 Upper division credits taken from Purdue
- 9 credits International Understanding
- 3 credits Multicultural Awareness
- 9 credits of Hum and/or Social Sciences outside the College of Agriculture
120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.
2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.
Consultation with an advisor may result in an altered plan customized for an individual student.
Foreign Language Courses
Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program. For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:
American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.