2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog *As of 10/16/2023 
    Feb 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog *As of 10/16/2023

Urban Forestry, B.S.

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Departmental Requirements

Students majoring in Urban Forestry must complete a total of 120 credit hours of University courses. This includes a minimum of 42 credit hours of General Education Requirements, 14 credit hours of Departmental Core courses, 47 credit hours of Major Core courses, and 17 credit hours of supportive courses.

Career Opportunities

A degree in Urban Forestry pre students to teach, to conduct research, to pursue graduate and professional degrees, to work in government and business, and numerous other related careers or jobs such as: urban forest management, commercial tree care, nutrient management, food and fiber processing, natural resource sciences, and Extension education.

Required Courses

General Education Requirements

All students are expected to complete a common body of academic course work. The General Education Requirements are designed to promote the development of a comprehensive educational base which will effectively support a student’s choice of a major concentration. MATH 099  does not meet the General Education Requirement and does not apply toward graduation requirements.

Curriculum Area I - Arts and Humanities: Credits 9

Select two courses from any of the courses in Disciplines A - D.

Curriculum Area II - Social and Behavioral Sciences: Credits 6

Students must select ECON 201 and one other course in Social or Behavioral Sciences:

Curriculum Area III - Biological and Physical Sciences: Credits 8

Students must select these courses:

Curriculum Area IV - Mathematics: Credits 3

Curriculum Area V - English Composition: Credits 9

Curriculum Area VI - Emerging Issues: Credits 7

Total Required for General Education: Credits 42

1Students must pass ENGL 101  and ENGL 102  with grade of “C” or above before taking ENGL 203 .

2Honors students should take honors courses.

Curriculum Guide for Urban Forestry Program


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