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Forest Management Technology Program Requirements

A.A.S. Degree/Certificate: Day Program

Fall Semester (First Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy   1 2 0 2
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry P/C 3 0 0 3
FOR 121 Dendrology   2 6 0 4
FOR 131 Forest Measurements   2 3 0 3
FOR 171 Introduction to Forest Resources   3 0 0 3
Total 11 11 0 15

 

Spring Semester (First Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
ENG 112 Writing & Research in the Disciplines OR P/C 3 0 0 3
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting P/C 3 0 0 3
+♦FOR 123 Forest Botany   2 3 0 3
FOR 172 Introduction to Timber Harvest   2 3 0 3
FOR 215 Intro. to GIS/GPS   1 4 0 3
FOR 232 Forest Mensuration P/C 2 6 0 4
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy P/C 2 2 0 3
Total 12 18 0 19

 

Summer Session (offered each Summer Session) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
FOR 173 Soils & Hydrology   2 3 0 3
COE 111 Co-Op Work Experience I OR FWL or REC option   0 0 10 1
+FWL 212 Wildlife Policy & Law   2 0 0 2
+FWL 214 Hunter Safety   1 0 0 1
+FWL 254 Habitat Manipulation   2 3 0 3
♦REC 115 Intro to Outdoor Recreation   2 0 0 2
♦REC 126 Outdoor Recreation   1 2 0 2
♦REC 222 Commercial Recreation & Tourism   3 0 0 3
Total 2-8 3-6 0-10 4-10

 

Fall Semester (Second Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
FOR 212 Forest Survey & Aerial Interpretation   2 3 0 3
FOR 225 Silvics & Silviculture   3 3 0 4
FOR 240 Forest Protection   2 3 0 3
FOR 285 Logging & Marketing   2 3 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology OR
  3 0 0 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology
  3 0 0 3
Total 12 12 0 16

 

Spring Semester (Second Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
+♦FOR 175 Wildlife/Environmental Studies   2 3 0 3
FOR 245 Forest Pesticides   2 3 0 3
FOR 271 Forest Management P/C 2 3 0 3
FOR 282 Forest Recreation   2 3 0 3
HUM 110 Technology & Society OR
  3 0 0 3
HUM 115 Critical Thinking
P/C 3 0 0 3
Total 11 12 0 15

Special Note: P/C indicates prerequisite or corequisite course required; see Course Descriptions for specific course information.

Semester Hours Required for Forest Management Technology A.A.S. Degree: 69-75
♦ Total Semester Hours Required for Forest Management Technology Recreation Certificate: 13
+Total Semester Hours Required for Forest Management Technology Wildlife Certificate: 12

Forest Management Technology Certificate: Day Program

Recreation Certificate
Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
FOR 123 Forest Botany   2 3 0 3
FOR 175 Wildlife/Environmental Studies   2 3 0 3
REC 115 Introduction to Outdoor Recreation   2 0 0 2
REC 126 Outdoor Recreation   1 2 0 2
REC 222 Commercial Recreation & Tourism   3 0 0 3
Total 10 8 0 13

 Special Note: P/C indicates prerequisite or corequisite course required; see Course Descriptions for specific course information.

Total Semester Hours Required for Forest Management Technology Recreation Certificate: 13

 

Wildlife Certificate
Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
FOR 123 Forest Botany   2 3 0 3
FOR 175 Wildlife/Environmental Studies   2 3 0 3
FWL 212 Wildlife Policy & Law   2 0 0 2
FWL 214 Hunter Safety   1 0 0 1
FWL 254 Habitat Manipulation   2 3 0 3
Total 9 9 0 12

Special Note: P/C indicates prerequisite or corequisite course required; see Course Descriptions for specific course information.

Total Semester Hours Required for Forest Management Technology Wildlife Certificate: 12

 

Forest Management Technology Department | (910) 576-6222

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Russell Strong

Program Head, Forestry Management Technology

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Mike Thompson

Instructor, Forestry

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"I enjoyed the forestry program more than anything I’ve ever done. MCC’s program stands out academically, the instructors are experienced and I use every bit of what I learned in school on my job. I also enjoyed traveling out-of-state with the Forestry Club."

~ Jason Haywood

Assistant County Ranger
North Carolina Forest Service
Montgomery County, NC

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