Forestry (FOR)

FOR 101
Introduction to Forestry
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

Covers the relationship of forests to our national and local life. The various forest sciences and the uses of the forest including timber, water, recreation, grazing, and wildlife. The forest organizations: federal, state, county and private.

FOR 102
Introduction to Forest Ecology
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement or if required by English level.

A lecture course examining the forest as a biological community, through which sustainability, biodiversity, ecosystem health and integrity, old growth, climate change, rainforest, and clear cutting are evaluated.

FOR 103
Plant Identification
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A course examining the indentification of established native and non-native wildland plants of California. Other topics include photosynthesis, taxonomy, edibility, medicinal properties, plant communities and plant adaptations.

FOR 104
Introduction to Outdoor Recreation
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Covers the historic development of recreation and the role of the federal, state and local government in outdoor recreation. Other topics include economic impact, supply and demand, private enterprise, education, planning and management within the realm of recreation.

FOR 105
Wildland Fire Management
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement or if required by English level.

A course designed to provide the knowledge of the factors affecting fire behavior, fire control techniques and wildland fire prevention. Factors of topography, fuels and weather will be included.

FOR 106
Principles of Wildlife Managment and Ecology
3 Units (AA/AS; CSU; UC)
54 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 099 if required by English placement exam or if required by English level.

A lecture course examining wildlife management as a science, through which a brief history of wildlife management, ecosystems, population ecology, animal behavior, food and cover, wildlife diseases, predation, endangered species, economics of wildlife, and fisheries are discussed.

FOR 698A
Cooperative Education
1 Unit (AA/AS)
60 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to forestry at their place of volunteer employment or training sites.

FOR 698B
Cooperative Education
2 Units (AA/AS)
120 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to forestry at their place of volunteer employment or training sites.

FOR 698C
Cooperative Education
3 Units (AA/AS)
180 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to forestry at their place of volunteer employment or training sites.

FOR 698D
Cooperative Education
4 Units (AA/AS)
240 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to forestry at their place of volunteer employment or training sites.

FOR 699A
Cooperative Education
1 Unit (AA/AS)
75 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to forestry at their place of paid employment or training sites.

FOR 699B
Cooperative Education
2 Units (AA/AS)
150 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to forestry at their place of paid employment or training sites.

FOR 699C
Cooperative Education
3 Units (AA/AS)
225 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to forestry at their place of paid employment or training sites.

FOR 699D
Cooperative Education
4 Units (AA/AS)
300 lab hours arranged

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to forestry at their place of paid employment or training sites.