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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Forest Technology (FORT)

FORT 120 Forestry Computer Applications (2) Computer hardware and software applications specific to forestry.

FORT 120 Forestry Computer Applications (2)

FORT 120 is a first-semester, two-credit course that is designed to familiarize students in the Forest Technology program with basic computer applications as well as those specific to forestry. Instruction in the use of the Internet, e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and database management software is provided. Students are able to demonstrate proficiency in computer operating skills at the end of the semester, including the use of forestry hardware such as data recorders and software applications.

Course objectives are to help students develop skills in using various computer software packages in forest resource management.

Grading is based on tests, quizzes, and class projects.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2013 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: three credits of mathematics

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.