Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources and Conservation - Urban Forestry Program By University of Florida |Top Universities

Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources and Conservation - Urban Forestry

Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources and Conservation - Urban Forestry

University of Florida

University of Florida, Gainesville, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    =173
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
The forest resources and conservation (FRC) major provides students a solid understanding of ecology, while developing expertise in the management of ecosystems to meet society's demands for a vast array of economic, ecological and social products and services. The curriculum for this major is broad, with required coursework in forest ecology, natural resource measurement and analysis, soil science, plant identification, silviculture, social dimensions of natural resource management, natural resource economics and policy, management of water resources, fire management and interdisciplinary resource management.  The forest resource management specialization is accredited by the Society of American Foresters and is for students seeking careers as professional forest resource managers who apply science-based strategies to managing publicly and privately-owned forest lands. The urban forestry specialization is accredited by the Society of American Foresters and is for students with interests in forest management in the typically local-scale forests in urban-suburban landscapes, and at the interface of urban and undeveloped lands. This program is focused on Urban Forestry.