Recommended Academic Plan for Forest Ecosystem Management/Watershed Management Option (FOREM/W MGT) Commonwealth Campuses and University Park

Effective Date: Fall 2013

Semester 1

ECON 102 (GS) Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy Notes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 110 (GQ) Techniques of Calculus INotes for: MATH 110

MATH 110

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry INotes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030 (GWS) Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Humanities (GH)
3
First Year SeminarNotes for: First Year Seminar

First Year Seminar

For campuses that do not require a first-year seminar and offer an alternative first-year engagement plan, this first-year seminar requirement will be waived. A student must, however, still meet the minimum number of credits required for graduation from this major which may require the student to take an additional elective.
1-3
Total credits 14-16

Semester 2

CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles INotes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 111 (GN) Experimental Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 111

CHEM 111

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 111 (GQ) Techniques of Calculus IINotes for: MATH 111

MATH 111

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 141 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry IINotes for: MATH 141

MATH 141

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
2-4
STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 240 (GQ) Introduction to BiometryNotes for: STAT 240

STAT 240

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 250 (GQ) Introduction to BiostatisticsNotes for: STAT 250

STAT 250

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
Total credits 12-15

Semester 3

FOR 200 The Profession of ForestryNotes for: FOR 200

FOR 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
FOR 203 Field DendrologyNotes for: FOR 203

FOR 203

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
FOR 255 GPS and GIS Applications for Natural Resources ProfessionalsNotes for: FOR 255

FOR 255

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
SOILS 101 (GN) Introductory Soil ScienceNotes for: SOILS 101

SOILS 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA)
3
1.5
Total credits 14.5

Semester 4

General Education CoourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Humanities (GH)
3
FOR 266 Forest Resources MeasurementsNotes for: FOR 266

FOR 266

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Physics (GN)Notes for: Physics

Physics

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate Physics course from the program list
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)Notes for: Social and Behavioral Sciences

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202D (GWS) Effective Writing: Business WrititngNotes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16-17

Semester 5

FOR 308 Forest EcologyNotes for: FOR 308

FOR 308

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Physics (GN)Notes for: Physics

Physics

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate Physics course from the program list
3-4
FOR 475 Principles of Forest Soils ManagementNotes for: FOR 475

FOR 475

Take FOR 475 (3 credits) in fall OR take FOR 409 (2 credits) and SOILS 102 (1 credit) in spring. Grades of C or better are required for FOR 409 and FOR 475.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
3
Resources Management CourseNotes for: Resources Management

Resources Management

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
3
Water Sciences CourseNotes for: Water Sciences Course

Water Sciences Course

Consult with youf academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
3
Total credits 15-16

Semester 6

FOR 470 Watershed ManagementNotes for: FOR 470

FOR 470

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
FOR 471 Watershed Management LaboratoryNotes for: FOR 471

FOR 471

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
FOR 409 Tree Physiology and SOILS 102 Introductory Soil Science LaboratoryNotes for: FOR 409

FOR 409

Take FOR 409 (2 credits) and SOILS 102 (1 credit) in spring OR take FOR 475 (3 credits) in fall. Grades of C or better are required for FOR 409 and FOR 475.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
3
3
Physical Sciences CourseNotes for: Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
3
1.5
Total credits 14.5

Semester 7

FOR 421 SilvicultureNotes for: FOR 421

FOR 421

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Physical Sciences CourseNotes for: Physical Sciences Course

Physical Sciences Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
3
Water Sciences CourseNotes for: Water Sciences Course

Water Sciences Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA)
3
Elective

Elective

2-4
Total credits 14-16

Semester 8

FOR 400 Senior Forest PracticumNotes for: FOR 400

FOR 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
Resources Management CourseNotes for: Resources Management Course

Resources Management Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
3
Water Sciences CourseNotes for: Water Sciences Course

Water Sciences Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
3
300 or 400 Level CourseNotes for: 300 or 400 Level Course

300 or 400 Level Course

Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
3
FOR 450W Human Dimensions of Natural ResourcesNotes for: FOR 450W

FOR 450W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective

Elective

2-5
Total credits 16-19

Additional Notes

Lists of Supporting Courses and other designated lists can be found in the Forest Ecosystem Management handbook.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

ENGL 030
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
General Education Course
Humanities (GH)
First Year Seminar
For campuses that do not require a first-year seminar and offer an alternative first-year engagement plan, this first-year seminar requirement will be waived. A student must, however, still meet the minimum number of credits required for graduation from this major which may require the student to take an additional elective.
CAS 100
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
General Education Course
Arts (GA)
General Education Course
Humanities (GH)
Physics
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate Physics course from the program list
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
Physics
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate Physics course from the program list
FOR 475
Take FOR 475 (3 credits) in fall OR take FOR 409 (2 credits) and SOILS 102 (1 credit) in spring. Grades of C or better are required for FOR 409 and FOR 475.
Supporting Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
Resources Management
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
Water Sciences Course
Consult with youf academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
FOR 409
Take FOR 409 (2 credits) and SOILS 102 (1 credit) in spring OR take FOR 475 (3 credits) in fall. Grades of C or better are required for FOR 409 and FOR 475.
Supporting Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
Physical Sciences
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
Physical Sciences Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
Water Sciences Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
General Education Course
Arts (GA)
Resources Management Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
Water Sciences Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list
300 or 400 Level Course
Consult with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course from the program list