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Forest Management Technology Program Requirements

A.A.S. Degree: Day Program

Fall Semester (First Year) Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
CIS 110 Intro to Computers OR
  2 2 0 3
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 11-12 11 0 15-16

 

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
Choose option 1, 2, 3, or 4:
1.  WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I   0 0 10 1
2. Wildlife certificate
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
3. Geographic Information Systems certificate
CIS 110, GIS 111, GIS 121, GIS 215 (offered Fall/Spring terms second year)
4. Recreation certificate
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 3-9 0-10 4-12

 

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

Forest Management Technology Recreation Certificate

Spring Semester (First Year)
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
Total 4 6 0 6

 

Summer Semester (First Year)
Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
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 6 2 0 7

 

 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

Forest Management Technology Wildlife Certificate

 

  Spring Semester (First Year)
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
Total 4 6 0 6

 

Summer Semester (First Year)
Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
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 5 3 0 6

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 Geographic Information Systems Certificate

  Fall Semester
Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
CIS 110 Intro to Computers   2 2 0 3
GIS 111 Intro to GIS   2 2 0 3
Total 4 4 0 6

 

  Spring Semester
Special Note Class
Hours
Lab
Hours
Work Experience/
Clinical Hours
Credit
Hours
GIS 121 Georeferencing & Mapping   2 2 0 3
GIS 215 GIS Data Models   2 2 0 3
Total 4 4 0 6

Total Semester Hours Required for Geographic Information Systems 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."

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~ Jason Haywood

Assistant County Ranger
North Carolina Forest Service
Montgomery County, NC

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