Urban Forestry Minor

This minor will prepare students to help cities meet the special challenges of managing natural resources in an urban environment. Urban forestry scientists will be involved in storm flow analysis, tree planting and care, grant proposals, and supervision of municipal employees.  

CodeTitleHours
15 hours required for Minor
4 Core Electives (13 Hours Required)13
Urban Forestry
History, Theory, and Practice I
Arboriculture
Land Use Planning
Restricted Electives. A minimum of 2 hours from one of the courses listed below.2
Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations
Landscape Entomology
Sustainable Urbanism and Growth Management
Dendrology 1
GIS Database Design and Analysis 2
Woody Landscape Plant Identification I
Urbanization and the City
Organization Theory 3
Footnotes: 1 Students are encouraged to takes this course if they have not had any forest-tree identification in their undergraduate program. 2 Students are encouraged to take this course if they have not had any GIS courses in their undergraduate program. 3 Students must take PHIL 1090 as part of their Humanities Core requirement of the BS degree if they want to take this course as part of the Urban Forestry Minor.
Total Hours15