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

  • Forestry

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    $61k

    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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    $60k

    Forest Sciences
  • Pulp and Paper Engineering

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    $63k

    Pulp and Paper Engineering