Forest Ecosystem Management Major

The Forest Ecosystem Management undergraduate degree program provides forestry education at the professional level.

The mission of the bachelor of science program in the Forest Ecosystem Management is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and professional ethics for understanding and managing forest ecosystems and living as responsible members of society. 

Our program provides the education necessary for students to pursue professional careers in one of the following options. Three of the four degree options offered are accredited by the Society of American Foresters:

This major can help prepare students for forestland management positions in public and private forestry, and may also provide a foundation for graduate study.

Students begin with a sound general education in the sciences and humanities, followed by courses in ecological and managerial principles applied to managing products and services on forested lands. Students may choose supporting technical courses in managerial, biological, or social aspects of forestry.