The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Field Surveying and Mapping can be completed in two terms. Students completing this certificate will gain a basic knowledge and the skills to be employed in an entry-level position in the forestry field.
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Students must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or better. All courses in the program must be completed with a ‘C’ or better. One course must be completed at Southwestern before the Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Field Surveying and Mapping is awarded.
Complete the graduation application process one term prior to the term of completion (e.g., spring term graduates must apply during winter term).
Students are required to take the following courses prior to the program courses, depending on students' college placement information. See advisor for details:
|CIS120||Concepts of Computing (or demonstrate proficiency)||4|
|GEOG265||Intro to Geographical Info Systems||3|
|FE209||Forest Photogrammetry & Intro to||4|
|F222A||Elementary Forest Surveying||4|
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program the student will be able to:
- Discuss important forest management challenges and potential solutions.
- Discuss characteristics of regional forests, field techniques, and management practices.
- Demonstrate basic skills in forest surveying, remote sensing, geographic information systems, and spreadsheet applications.