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Land, Forest, Wildlife Management Assistant

Program Description: The Land, Forest, Wildlife Management Assistant program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers as managers at public and private wildlife preserves & plantations. General education, basic science and program-specific learning opportunities develop the knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.

Length of Program
: Four (4) Semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance
Date:  Beginning of each semester.

Entrance
Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria.  Click here for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age
: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education
: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor
: A program advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Additional Requirements
: Refer to Admissions criteria.  All students enrolled in Land, Forest Wildlife courses must submit a signed and notarized Field Exercise liability waiver form.

Program Final Exit Point: Land, Forest, Wildlife Management Assistant, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduate: 50 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, occupational information, etc., Please Click Here.

 

Curriculum

Credit Hours

 
1. Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hours)
  ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
  And one of the following (2-3 hours)
    EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development 2
    PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology (3)
  And one of the following (3 hours)
    MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
    MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts (3)
    MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry (3)
 
2. Occupational Courses (42 hours)
  COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
  FORS 1030 Dendrology 3
  FORS 1100 Forest Technology 3
  FORS 1210 GPS/GIS Aerial Photography 4
  FORS 2460 Forest Management 6
  FWMT 1000 Introduction to Wildlife Management 3
  FWMT 1010 Equipment Use 3
  FWMT 1020 Wildlife Policy and Law 3
  FWMT 1080 Plantation Operations 3
  FWMT 2010 Wildlife Management Techniques 4
  FWMT 2020 Habitat Manipulation 4
  FWMT 2030 Pond Management 4
  FWMT 2040 Internship 3
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