Forest Management (BS): Ecology (15FORMTBS- 15FORMTECO)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENV 101 Exploring the Envionment 2 CH 101 Chemistry – A Molecular Science 3
MA 114 Intro. Finite Math with Applications 3 CH 102 General Chemistry Lab 1
ENV 100 Student Success in Enviro. First Year 1 ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research¹ 4
PB 200 Plant Life or BIO 181 4 FOR 150 Critical Thinking and Data Analysis¹ 2
GEP Elective* 3 ST 311 Intro to Statistics I 3
HES *** Health and Exercise 1 HES *** Health and Exercise 1
GEP Elective* 2
14 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Chemistry or Physics Elective 4 Economics Elective 3
FOR 172 Forest Sys. Mapping & Mensuration I¹ 2 FOR 250 Prof. Development II: Communications¹ 1
FOR 339 Dendrology¹ 4 FOR 260 Forest Ecology¹ 4
Technical Elective 3 3 SSC 200 Soil Science with SSC 201 lab 4
ST 312 Intro to Statistics II 3 MA 121 or MA 131 Calculus 3
16 15

Summer Camp

Summer Session Credit
FOR 204 Silviculture¹ 2
FOR 261 Forest Communities¹ 2
FOR 264 Forest Wildlife¹ 1
FOR 265 Fire Management¹ 1
FOR 273 Forest Sys. Mapping & Mensuration II¹ 3
9

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FOR 303 Silvics & Forest Tree Physiology¹ 3 Advanced Communication Elective 6 3
PB 220 Local Flora 3 FOR 304 Theory of Silviculture¹ 4
Technical Elective5 4 FOR 350 Prof. Development III: Ethics¹ 1
NR 301 Practicum for Professional Development 1 Spatial Technology Elective 7 3
FOR 374 Forest Meas., Modeling & Inventory¹ 3 GEP Elective* 3
15 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FW 404 Forest Wildlife Management 3 Capstone Elective 8             4
FOR 430 Forest Health and Protection¹ 3 Technical Electives 5 7
NR 460 Renew. Nat. Res. Management & Policy¹ 3 GEP Electives* 3
GEP Elective* 3
Technical Elective5 4
16 14

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 128

Major/Program Footnotes

  1.  A minimum grade of C- is required.
  2. Four hours from CH 201 + 202, CH 220, CH 221 + 222, PY 131 or PY 211
  3. Three hours from ARE 201, EC 201, EC 205, or NR 219
  4. Either FOR 472 or SSC 200 + 201
  5. Technical Electives: Select any 200-level or higher course not otherwise required from among following possibilities: (1) courses with prefixes: ACC, ARE, BAE, EC, ES, ET, ENT, FOR, FW, GIS, NR, PB, PP, SSC, SMT, ST; (2) any FL* course not needed to fulfill the language corequisite; or (3) courses taken in partial fulfillment of an academic minor
  6. Three hours from ENG 331, 332, 333, or COM 289
  7. Either GIS 280 or FOR 353 or SSC 440
  8. Select one course from a variety including: ES 400, FOR 406, NR 400 or NR 406

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co- requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the
Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 114, MA 121
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours; include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list. Make sure you have selected courses from different lists as only from each humanities list is allowed.
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: (ARE 201 or EC 205) and NR 460
E. Physical Education/ Healthy Living (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health Exercise & Studies course list.
Additional Breadth (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or ____ Mathematical Sciences/ Natural Sciences/ Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:
K. Foreign Language proficiency Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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