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Land, Forest, Wildlife Management Technology

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

Student Learning Outcomes:
•  Students will develop a Plantation Facility Management Plan for a hunting plantation.
•  Students will develop a Conceptual Management Plan for a selected property.

Length of Program: Five (5) 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 Technology, Associate of Applied Science.

Credits Required for Graduation: 63 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

  

Curriculum

Credit Hours

 
1. General Core Courses 15
 
  Area I: Language Arts/Communication 3
    Required Course(s):
    ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric  
 
  Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
 
  Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics 3
    Required Course(s):
    One Mathematics Course
 
  Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts 3
 
  And one additional course from Area I, II, III, or IV (as approved by program advisor) 3
 
  General Education courses and electives for the Associate Level can be found on this page.  
 
2. Occupational Courses (48 hours)
  COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
  MGMT 1100 Principles of Management 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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