Forest Measurements - Career Pathway Certificate of Completion (CPCC)


The Forest Measurements Career Pathway Certificate of Completion is designed for students who hold degrees in other areas or are already in the workforce and are looking to enhance their skills in basic measurements of trees and land and on-land navigation using maps, compasses, and GPS.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Perform land area, trees, and forest stands measurement for the implementation of natural resource management.

While this program has no formal entrance requirement, individual courses may have prerequisites which must be met before enrollment.

Additional Program Costs (Beyond Standard Tuition/Fees and Textbooks)

Material Costs

Students are expected to provide their own appropriate field clothing and tools. 

Course Requirements

Course Title Credits
Core Courses
FOR 230AMap, Compass and GPS3
FOR 230BForest Surveying3
FOR 235Resource Measurements4
FOR 236Aerial Photo3
Total Credits13

Advising Notes

It will take three quarters to complete this Career Pathway Certificate.

Performance Standards

  • Academic Requirements:
    • Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA to earn a COCC certificate or degree.
    • All courses in the program must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

Sample Plan

Sample Plan Grid
First Year
FOR 230AMap, Compass and GPS3
FOR 230BForest Surveying3
FOR 235Resource Measurements4
FOR 236Aerial Photo3
 Total Credits13

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