Forest Resources Management Bachelor's | Agricultural Sciences | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Forest Resources Management

A specialization in Forest Resources Management emphasizes the multi-faceted and complex aspects of managing and protecting the world's forests and natural resources. Students gain exciting hands-on experience employing creative, sustainable solutions for many of the problems associated with renewable forest resources.

What will I study?

Courses emphasize skills in tree identification, forest ecology and ecosystems, fire management, forest measurements, silviculture, watershed management and forest economics.

Students also gain advanced field experience in forest resource management in both the Appalachian and Central Hardwoods forests and may take on additional coursework in wildlife ecology and management.

Our curriculum is accredited by the Society of American Foresters.

Typical degree program

Here's an example of a typical four-year undergraduate degree program in Forestry specializing in Forest Resources Management.

Career Opportunities: Where will I work?

Contact Information

Feel free to contact the Coordinating Counselor for Forest Resource Management:

Also feel free to contact the Coordinator of Student Recruitment for the College of Agricultural Sciences: