FOREST WORKER/AIDE FOR 03.0511 (Short-Term Certificate)
Program Description: The short-certificate program provides instruction in cartography, timber harvesting, forestry mathematics, and dendrology.
Job Opportunities: Graduates of the short-certificate program may work as tree planters, assistants to prescribe burn managers, compass persons, cruise tally persons, and tree pruners.
Admission Requirements: High School diploma or GED
Typical Student Load and Courses by Semester Note: This is a sample course sequence. Courses scheduled each semester may vary according to student progress and the need for developmental classes.
Course Number/Course Name First Semester
FOR 100 FOR 210
Introduction to Forestry
4 4 8
FOR 101 FOR 120 FOR130
2 2 3 7
3 3 0 6
3 3 3 9
Timber Harvesting Forestry Mathematics
Total Credit Hours
Total Contact Hours
FOREST WORKER/AIDE (CIP CODE 03.0511) SHORT CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
The mission of the Forest Worker/Aide Short Certificate Program is to prepare students for employment as tree planters, assistants to prescribe burn managers, compass persons, cruise tally persons, and tree pruners. The program mission supports the College Mission by providing academic and technical instruction and workforce development.
Forest Technology Courses ( 17 credit hours)
FOR 100 Introduction to Forestry FOR 210 Dendrology FOR 101 Cartography FOR 120 Timber Harvesting FOR 130 Forestry Mathematics
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2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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