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Forestry and Related Studies is a degree category that consists of the following common degrees:

  • Forestry

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    Forestry

    Forestry degree programs teach students how to conserve and manage forests through sustainable practices. This means the curriculum covers both preserving biodiversity, as well as producing wood products in ecologically responsible ways. Classes also address contemporary issues like climate change, carbon management, and how to plan and manage urban forests or green spaces in metropolitan areas.

    Students of forestry degree programs attend lectures and participate in labs that focus on these and other subject areas:

    • Forest growth, yield, management, economics, and policy
    • Renewable wood products
    • Soil science
    • Silviculture – the growing, cultivation, and care of trees/forest vegetation
    • Botany – the study of plants
    • Forest diseases
    • Wildlife biology
    • Urban forestry
    • Geographic information systems (GIS) technology and land surveying
    • Environmental law
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  • Forest Sciences

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    Forest Sciences
  • Pulp and Paper Engineering

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    Pulp and Paper Engineering

    Pulp and paper engineering programs focus on the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development, and manufacturing of pulp and paper products.

    The curriculum, which is founded upon courses in chemistry, advanced math, and physics, draws heavily from chemical engineering. Its objective is to train the next generation of pulp and paper engineers, whose work involves developing more durable paper, papers that take dyes more completely, and sustainable methods of paper manufacture using techniques like renewable sources of fiber and the addition of recycled materials.

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