Jan 28, 2022  
2020-21 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Bulletin Archived

Forestry, B.S.F.


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Designed to provide added expertise in a specialized field of forestry.  

Students in the tailored program complete the university core curriculum and the forestry major core (including field station) plus sufficient additional courses to total 130 credit hours of acceptable credit. These tailored programs are available for qualified students with specific career objectives. Students in the general forestry program must be advised by the student services coordinator and a faculty member with expertise in their area of study.

Individually tailored programs include:

  • Agroforestry
  • Fire Management
  • Forest Management
  • Forest Wildlife Management
  • Human Dimensions in Natural Resources
  • Urban Forestry

Degree Requirements

University Core Curriculum Requirements


A. Communication


B. Mathematics


C. Life and Physical Science


D. Language, Philosophy and Culture


E. Creative Arts


F. American History


G. Government/Political Science


Six hours from:


H. Social and Behavioral Science


I. Component Area Option


Forestry Major


The Forestry, Major  will consist of a forestry core, field station pre-requisites, field station and one of the following concentrations:

  • Agroforestry
  • Fire Management
  • Forest Management
  • Forest Wildlife Management
  • Human Dimensions in Natural Resources
  • Urban Forestry

General Electives


The student may be required to complete additional elective hours to complete the degree.  University Core Curriculum co-requisite lab hours will be applied to this area of the degree.

Degree Total Hours: 130


Grade Requirements


  • A grade of at least C in each freshman English course (ENGL 1301 , ENGL 1302 )
  • A C average in work completed in the major field
  • A C average in work completed in the minor field

The required averages are based on those SFA courses taken in each category that are included in the student’s official degree plan (CAPP).  Transfer and advanced placement coursework are not included in GPA calculations.

Texas Success Initiative Program


All students must satisfy provisions of the Texas Success Initiative program.  See TSI information  elsewhere in this bulletin.

Degree Map


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