The Forestry-Business Concentration is for students who wish to study forestry with an emphasis in business. The concentration prepares students for careers in the public sector or private enterprise. Students learn business applications as these relate to forestry. The curriculum includes a mix of Forest Management and Business Administration courses. Graduates may also be eligible for graduate studies in Forestry and M.B.A. programs.

Effective Spring 2016

Freshman
AUCCCredits
BZ 120Principles of Plant Biology (GT-SC1)3A4
CHEM 107Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2)3A4
CHEM 108Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1)3A1
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)1A3
MATH 141Calculus in Management Sciences (GT-MA1)1B3
NR 193FRS First Year Seminar 1
SPCM 200Public Speaking 3
Arts and Humanities3B6
Global and Cultural Awareness3E3
 Total Credits 28
Sophomore
 
ECON 202Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)3C3
ECON 204Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)3C3
F 310/RS 310Forest and Rangeland Ecogeography 3
F 312Dendrology Lab 1
GR 304/WR 304Sustainable Watersheds3A3
LIFE 320Ecology 3
SOCR 240Introductory Soil Science 4
STAT 204Statistics for Business Students 3
Electives 8
 Total Credits 31
Junior
 
ACT 205Fundamentals of Accounting 3
F 311Forest Ecology 3
F 3211Forest Biometry 3
F 322Economics of the Forest Environment 3
F 3251Silviculture 3
F 330Timber Harvesting and the Environment 3
JTC 300Professional and Technical Communication (GT-CO3)23
MKT 305Fundamentals of Marketing 3
NR 320Natural Resources History and Policy3D3
Elective 3
 Total Credits 30
Senior
 
BSPM 365Integrated Tree Health Management 4
BUS 205Legal and Ethical Issues in Business 3
F 326Wildland Fire Behavior and Management 3
F 4211Forest Stand Management4A,4C4
F 422Quantitative Methods in Forest Management 3
FIN 305Fundamentals of Finance 3
MGT 301Supply Chain Management 3
MGT 3052Fundamentals of Management 3
NR 425Natural Resource Policy and Sustainability4B3
Elective 2
 Total Credits 31
 Program Total Credits: 120

At least 200 hours of acceptable professional work experience in the student's field prior to graduation is highly recommended.  This can include summer/seasonal/school semester employment in natural resource management through paid summer jobs, an approved internship, volunteer positions, or work study experience.  Acceptable work experience includes (but is not limited to) working for federal, state, non-governmental, private, and university organizations that research or manage natural resources, or are responsible for public policy or public relations related to natural resources. 

1

Students will need to obtain a prerequisite override to take this course.

2

Students wishing to continue in an MBA program should consider substituting MGT 320.

 Distinctive Requirements for Degree Program:
At least 200 hours of acceptable professional work experience in the student's field prior to graduation is highly recommended.  This can include summer/seasonal/school semester employment in natural resource management through paid summer jobs, an approved internship, volunteer positions, or work study experience.  Acceptable work experience includes (but is not limited to) working for federal, state, non-governmental, private, and university organizations that research or manage natural resources, or are responsible for public policy or public relations related to natural resources.

 

Freshman
Semester 1CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BZ 120Principles of Plant Biology (GT-SC1)X 3A4
CO 150College Composition (GT-CO2)X 1A3
NR 193FRS First Year Seminar   1
Arts and Humanities  3B3
Global and Cultural Awareness  3E3
MATH 118 must be completed by the end of Semester 1.X   
 Total Credits   14
Semester 2CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
CHEM 107Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2)X 3A4
CHEM 108Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory (GT-SC1)  3A1
MATH 141Calculus in Management Sciences (GT-MA1)X 1B3
SPCM 200Public Speaking   3
Arts and Humanities  3B3
 Total Credits   14
Sophomore
Semester 3CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ECON 202Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)X 3C3
F 310Forest and Rangeland Ecogeography   3
F 312Dendrology Lab   1
LIFE 320EcologyX  3
STAT 204Statistics for Business StudentsX  3
Elective   2
 Total Credits   15
Semester 4CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ECON 204Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)  3C3
GR 304/WR 304Sustainable Watersheds  3A3
SOCR 240Introductory Soil Science   4
Electives   6
 Total Credits   16
Junior
Semester 5CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
ACT 205Fundamentals of AccountingX  3
F 311Forest EcologyX  3
F 321Forest BiometryX  3
JTC 300Professional and Technical Communication (GT-CO3)  23
Elective   3
 Total Credits   15
Semester 6CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
F 322Economics of the Forest EnvironmentX  3
F 325SilvicultureX  3
F 330Timber Harvesting and the Environment   3
MKT 305Fundamentals of Marketing   3
NR 320Natural Resources History and PolicyX 3D3
Professional Work Experience X 0
It is highly recommended that you complete 200 hours of professional work experience in your field of study prior to your final year. X  
 Total Credits   15
Senior
Semester 7CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BSPM 365Integrated Tree Health ManagementX  4
F 326Wildland Fire Behavior and ManagementX  3
F 421Forest Stand ManagementX 4A,4C4
F 422Quantitative Methods in Forest ManagementX  3
MGT 301Supply Chain Management   3
ECON 204 must be completed by the end of Semester 7.X   
 Total Credits   17
Semester 8CriticalRecommendedAUCCCredits
BUS 205Legal and Ethical Issues in BusinessX  3
FIN 305Fundamentals of FinanceX  3
MGT 305Fundamentals of ManagementX  3
NR 425Natural Resource Policy and SustainabilityX 4B3
ElectiveX  2
The benchmark courses for the 8th semester are the remaining courses in the entire program of study.X   
 Total Credits   14
 Program Total Credits:   120