Available via Ecampus.
This option will help students understand the complexities surrounding the culture and management of urban forest ecosystems. It includes an examination of the economic, social, and environmental benefits and values of trees in urban areas, and the relationship between people and trees.
No more than 20 credits from one department; no more than 20 lower-division credits.
Urban Forest Foundations (21–22 credits)
FES/HORT 350. Urban Forestry (3)
FES/HORT 447. Arboriculture (4)
FES/FW 445. Ecological Restoration (4)
FES/HORT 455. Urban Forest Planning, Policy and Management (4)
HORT 226. Landscape Plant Materials I: Deciduous Hardwoods and Conifers (4)
HORT 318. ^Applied Ecology of Managed Ecosystems (3)
or HORT 316. Plant Nutrition (4)
Social/Political/Community Integration (20–21 credits)
ANS/FES/FW/SOC 485. *Consensus and Natural Resources (3)
ANTH 481. *Natural Resources and Community Values (3)
FES 492. Ecosystem Services Ecology, Sociology, Policy (3) [Terminated winter 2016]
SOC 481. *Society and Natural Resources (4)
FOR 462. Natural Resource Policy and Law (3)
or PS 475. Environmental Politics and Policy (4)
GEO 423. Land Use in the American West (3)
or FW 435. ^Wildlife in Agricultural Ecosystems (3)
* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)