Associate of Science Degree
Articulated with Oregon State University
Forest Managers must understand natural resource systems and how to organize the management of forest resources for multiple uses and multiple values. The core curriculum in Forest Management is a broad-based education, including basic courses in mathematics, engineering, statistics, biology and ecology, the physical and social sciences, professional courses in forest biology and ecology and forest management.
The UCC Forest Management program prepares students for transfer to the Forestry bachelor’s degree program at Oregon State University (OSU). The curriculum is intended to meet the requirements for the first two years of coursework necessary for application to the professional program in the College of Forestry – Forest Management Option at OSU.
Forestry students can expect to get lots of hand-on experience. Every term, students participate in approximately 10 field trips. On a weekly basis, classes are outdoors in the field. The 100-acre UCC campus and surrounding public and private lands serve as a field lab for students. Students interact with Forestry professionals regularly which gives them real-world perspectives and experiences. Additionally, topics in classroom and field work include modern approaches to Forestry including, GIS mapping, GPS techniques, and drone use in forest monitoring and renewal.
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The Forest Management curriculum is intended to meet the requirements for the first two years of coursework necessary for application to the professional program in the College of Forestry – Forest Management Option at OSU.
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Associate Professor, Forestry