Forest Protection - Career Pathway Certificate of Completion (CPCC)

Description

The Forest Protection 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 identification of forest disease and insects and the basic techniques used to protect forests from catastrophic fire, disease, and insects.

While this program has no formal entrance requirement, individual courses may have prerequisites which must be met prior to 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 110Wildland Fire Science I2
FOR 210Wildland Fire Science II2
FOR 271Applied Forest Ecology3
FOR 272Forest Entomology/Pathology3
FOR 273Silviculture and Harvesting Systems5
Total Credits15

Advising Notes

It will take five 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 TermCredits
FOR 110Wildland Fire Science I2
 Credits2
Second Term
FOR 210Wildland Fire Science II2
 Credits2
Third Term
FOR 271Applied Forest Ecology3
 Credits3
Fourth Term
FOR 272Forest Entomology/Pathology3
 Credits3
Fifth Term
FOR 273Silviculture and Harvesting Systems5
 Credits5
 Total Credits15

Outside of
expected

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