Forest Engineering - Civil Engineering Undergraduate Major (BS, HBS) Program By Oregon State University | Top Universities

Forest Engineering - Civil Engineering Undergraduate Major (BS, HBS)

Forest Engineering - Civil Engineering Undergraduate Major (BS, HBS)

  • QS World University Rankings
    499
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 60 months
  • Scholarships No
The Forest Engineering-Civil Engineering program results in a BS degree in Forest Engineering and a BS degree in Civil Engineering. The BS degree in Forest Engineering and the BS degree in Civil Engineering are both accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The BS in Forest Engineering is also accredited by the Society of American Foresters. This unique five-year, double degree program is offered in cooperation with the School of Civil and Construction Engineering. This program begins with basic science and mathematics and progresses on through engineering science and forest science to arrive at professional-level courses in forest engineering that include surveying, soil and water resources, timber harvesting, operations analysis, road design, and planning. Graduates are eligible to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination. In addition to the listed courses, all students are required to complete a total of six months of satisfactory employment in an area related to their major. This is usually accomplished by two or more summers of work, but it may include work during the academic year. An optional Cooperative Education program that includes two 6-month internships is available. Students in the Cooperative Education program satisfy the six months satisfactory employment requirement by virtue of one internship. Work performance and personal conduct are thoroughly appraised by the College of Forestry. Career Paths The Forest Engineering-Civil Engineering degree program prepares graduate for numerous career opportunities, including: Licensed Forest Engineer Licensed Civil Engineer City Engineer Urban Planning Engineer Construction Manager Professional Land Surveyor Silviculturist Hydrologist Harvesting Supervisor GIS Data Analyst The Forest Engineering-Civil Engineering curriculum prepares "work ready" graduates for entry into the diverse professional fields of forest engineering and civil engineering. Early career accomplishments include a wide range of engineering tasks associated with the management of forest lands, including designing and constructing roads, bridges, culverts, and other structures; developing logging plans and adapting logging systems to achieve quality resource management; cost analysis; contract inspection and administration; and forest transportation system design and management.

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