Forest Health Minor

Healthy forests are a critical part of our nation’s landscape. Our forests provide humans with several benefits including shelter, water, and food as well as wood for construction, furnishings, and basic necessities. Through coursework in the Forest Health minor, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of insect and disease management to maintain a sustainable forest.

Core Courses 12 Hours Required

CodeTitleHours
FORY 5150Forest Health3
FORY 5151Forest Health Laboratory1
PLPA 5200Mycology4
ENTM 3040General Entomology4
Total Hours12

Restricted Electives 3 Hours   Select 1 Course

CodeTitleHours
FORY 4230Forest Ecology 1 3
FORY 3200Forest Tree Physiology 13
FORY 3100Dendrology 2 3

1 Students in the NATR Curriculum are required to take one of these courses.

2. Students not in the NATR Curriculum are encouraged to take this course if they have not had any forest-tree identification in their undergraduate program.