Gogebic Community College

Associate of Applied Science Forestry Technology

A program that prepares individuals to assist foresters in the management and production of forest resources. Includes instruction in woods and field skills, tree identification, timber measurement, logging and timber harvesting, forest propagation and regeneration, forest fire-fighting, resource management, equipment operation and maintenance, record-keeping, sales and purchasing operations, and personnel supervision.

The Requirements

The following are the required courses necessary to receive an Associate Degree in Forestry Technology:

COURSE  
CREDIT
ORI 100 The College Experience
1
FOR 112 Vegetation of North America
4
BIO 122 Botany
4
ENG 101 English Composition I
3
MTH 110 College Algebra
4
FOR 107 Field Techniques
1
FOR 113 Forest Ecology
3
CHM 101 General, Organic, and Biochemistry
4
ENG 102 English Composition II
3
MTH 211 Introduction to Statistics
3
  Humanities or Social Science
4
FOR 105 Natural Resources Seminar
1
  Summer Intern experience
4
FOR 203 Soil Science
4
FOR 209 Multi-Resource Assessment
3
FOR 210 Biometrics & Data Analysis
4
FOR 205 Intro to GIS for Nat’l Resource Mngt
4
FOR 207 Timber Harvesting
2
FOR 221 Practice of Silviculture
4
FOR 226 Wildlife Habitat
3
FOR 228 Forest Health
3
FOR 227 Land Measurement/GPS
1
FOR 229 Consulting Forestry
2
  Humanities or Social Science
3
PED 103 First Aid/Community CPR
1
  TOTAL CREDITS
72

For more information contact the Admissions Office
Phone 1-800-682-5910 ext. 207