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Forest Ecosystems Minor

University Park, College of Agricultural Sciences (FECO)

The Forest Ecosystems minor introduces students to the functions and values of forested ecosystems. After a prescribed foundation in tree and shrub identification and forest ecology, students may choose from a variety of related subjects including climate change, invasive species, tree physiology, agroforestry, fire ecology, forest soils, forest ecosystem management, forest measurements, community forestry, and global forest conservation.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


FOR 203(3), FOR 308(3) (Sem: 3-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES: (12-14 credits)
Select a minimum of 12 credits from the following FOR courses. Six credits must be at the 400-level.
FOR 200(1), FOR 201 GN(3), FOR 204(2), FOR 255(3), FOR 266(4), FOR 303(3), FOR 320(2), FOR 350(3), FOR 401(3), FOR 403(3), FOR 409(2), FOR 410(3), FOR 418(3), FOR 421(3), FOR/WFS 430(3), FOR 439(3), FOR 440(3), FOR 450(3), FOR 455(3), FOR 466(3), FOR 470(3), FOR 471(3), FOR 475(3), FOR 480(3), FOR 488(3) (Sem: 3-8)

Lasted Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2014

Blue Sheet Item #: 42-06-005

Review Date: 04/08/2014



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