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.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Apply the principles of forest protection from fire, insects, and disease for the implementation of forest 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)
Students are expected to provide their own appropriate field clothing and tools.
|Course ||Title ||Credits |
|FOR 110||Wildland Fire Science I||2|
|FOR 210||Wildland Fire Science II||2|
|FOR 271||Applied Forest Ecology||3|
|FOR 272||Forest Entomology/Pathology||3|
|FOR 273||Silviculture and Harvesting Systems||5|
It will take five terms to complete this certificate.
- 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.