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Option Forest Ecosystems Option  

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This option is offered within the following major(s):
Natural Resources - College of Forestry



This option will assist students in understanding the nature of forest ecosystems and the processes by which they function. Course work includes an understanding of the multiple resources and values associated with forest ecosystems and some of the techniques involved in managing them.



Ecological Foundations (21 credits)

BOT/FES 415. Forest Insect and Disease Management (5)
FES 341. Forest Ecology (3)
FES/FW 452. Biodiversity Conservation in Managed Forests (3)
FOR/FW/RNG 346. Topics in Wildland Fire (3)
FOR 441. Silviculture Principles (4)
FW 251. Principles of Fish and Wildlife Conservation (3)

Ecology Breadth Courses (Choose at least 9 credits)

BOT 321. Plant Systematics (4)
BOT 442. Plant Population Ecology (3)
FES/FW 445. Ecological Restoration (4)
FES/NR/RNG 477. *Agroforestry (3)
FOR/RNG 436. Wildland Fire Science and Management (4)
  or FOR/FW/RNG 446. Wildland Fire Ecology (3)
FW 458. Mammal Conservation and Management (4)
RNG 351. Range Ecology I-Grasslands (3)
RNG 352. Range Ecology II-Shrublands (3)
RNG 455. Riparian Ecology and Management (3)

Technical Electives (Choose at least 10 credits)

BOT 425. Flora of the Pacific Northwest (3)
FE 208. Forest Surveying (4)
FE 209. Forest Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (4)
FE 370. Harvesting Operations (4)
FOR 321. Forest Mensuration (5)
ST 352. Introduction to Statistical Methods (4)

Total=40


Footnote:

* Baccalaureate Core Course


Option Code: 673




 
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