The eight specializations within the major reflect the broad career opportunities available to our graduates, ranging from conservation and restoration work on government owned lands to the practice of environmental law, and from working with the forest resources in and around cities and towns, to those privately owned lands managed by consulting firms.
Forest Resource Management is for students seeking a comprehensive education in forest resource science and management.
Urban Forestry is focused on the forest resource and the people in and around the cities and towns where they live and work.
Protected Areas Management is for students interested in managing lands for conservation and restoration purposes, usually on lands owned by the government or by private conservation organizations.
Business Management gives students a sound background in natural resource management and a broad introduction to business as appropriate for students interested in consulting, real estate or working for forest industry.
Forest Informatics is designed to prepare students for graduate school and for careers in those aspects of natural resources where quantification, modeling, descriptive and predictive analyses of natural resources attributes is needed for sound management.
Watershed Science and Management prepares students to address the many management issues associated with water resources, including soils, policy and water quality.
Recreation Resources Management focuses on the sustainable management of recreation for our natural resources and understanding human dimensions as related to their use.
Environmental Pre-Law provides a solid undergraduate basis of forest and natural resources science and management upon which is built a broad introduction to the policies and processes affecting the use of natural resources.