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Urban Forestry

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

A degree in Urban Forestry prepares 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;  Greenhouse & Nursery management, Landscape Design, Nutrient Management, Food and Fiber Processing, Natural Resource Sciences, Extension Education, Housing & Environmental Quality, geospatial information technologies, soil chemists, soil biologists, plant biochemists, plant pathologists, entomologists, horticulturists, agronomists, soil hydrologists, and soil microbiologists

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, 15 credit hours of Departmental Core courses, 47 credit hours of Major Core courses, and 16 credit hours of Supportive courses.

COMMON REQUIRED COURSES

Urban Forestry majors in the Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Sciences must complete a total of 15 semester hours of departmental core courses which include; AGEC 213, AGME 283, AGRI 301, ANPT 114, PLSC 184 and PLSC 185. 


Recommended Course Sequence

Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Sciences Course Descriptions






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