Academic Programs Catalog

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Department of Forestry

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Forestry Field Applications

The Minor in Forestry Field Applications is designed to serve students who desire additional training in field biology as it relates to the management of forested ecosystems.  The minor is available to students who are enrolled in bachelor's degree programs at Michigan State University, other than the Bachelor of Science Degree in Forestry.

With the approval of the department and college that administer the student's degree program, courses that are used to satisfy the requirements for the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor's degree.

Students who are interested in enrolling should contact an undergraduate advisor in the Department of Forestry.

Requirements for the Minor in Forestry Field Applications

Complete all of the following courses (16 credits):

FOR 204 Forest Vegetation 3
FOR 222 Forestry Field Methods 2
FOR 404 Forest Ecology 3
FOR 404L Forest Ecology Laboratory 1
FOR 406 Applied Forest Ecology: Silviculture 3
FOR 406L Applied Forest Ecology: Silviculture Laboratory 1
FOR 420 Forestry Field Studies 3