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(Science/Mathematics Division)

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Associate of Science (Transfer)
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Who is this program for?

Students interested in "hands-on" field experience, teamwork, developing critical thinking skills through problem analysis, enjoy being outdoors and would like to be involved in the uses of the forest and forest resources may be interested in a forestry related major.

What is this program about?

The forestry major serves the role of a preparatory major for a four year degree in forestry. The forestry program prepares students with the basic skills needed to continue at a college or university to complete a four year degree in forestry. Completion of the forestry program typically takes two years of study. After successful completion of the program students generally complete a four year undergraduate degree. After completion of a four year degree students may go on to complete a masters or a Ph.D. in forestry. The two years of study at the associate of science degree level (approximately 60 semester hours) may include courses such as; General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, General Biology, Physics, Calculus, English Composition, Speech, Humanities Electives, Economics, Social/Behavioral Sciences Electives, and other electives.

Where are the classes held?

Location Offered?
Albany Yes
Cordele Yes
Thomasville No
Colquitt No
Swainsboro No
Americus No
Channel 19 Yes
Online Yes

How are the classes offered?

Program Type Offered?
On Campus Only No
Hybrid Program Yes
Online Program No

A Hybrid Program is defined as a program containing a mixture of both online and on campus courses.
An Online Program is defined as a program that can be completed without having to set foot on campus.

When would I have the program completed by?

2 years plus the summer in between for the full time enrolled student.

Why would or should I be interested in this program?

Job Opportunities Include: Forester, Forest Biologist, Forest/Environmental Consultant,Land Management Forester, Arborist, Land Investment Analyst, Realtor/Real Estate

Employment Opportunities?

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Responsible Department: Science/Mathematics
Last Modified: July 23, 2007
Program Contact: Michael May
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