About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

Department Information

The School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences is a unit within the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). The school is home to three distinct yet integrated program areas: Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Forest Resources and Conservation, and Geomatics. The school’s faculty, staff, and students conduct research, teaching, and extension that cuts across a wide range of environments and disciplines.
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Email | 352.846.0850 (tel) | 352.392.1707 (fax)

P.O. Box 110410
1745 McCarty Drive
136 NEWINS-ZIEGLER HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-0410
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 Curriculum

Requirements for admission

Students or professionals with appropriate academic and/or professional background in natural resources, natural resource management, or allied fields, as determined by the FRC/NRC Undergraduate Coordinator.

 Curriculum

Students must have a high-school diploma or the equivalent and they must have completed all course prerequisites before enrolling in any course.

Required Courses

FOR 4664Sustainable Ecotourism Development3
Electives12
Total Credits15

Electives

Forestry
Select one:
FOR 2662Forests for the Future3
FOR 3004Forests, Conservation and People3
FOR 3153CForest Ecology3
FOR 4060Global Forests3
Choose three of the following groups and take one course from each:
Wildlife
WIS 4523Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Conservation3
Tourism
LEI 2181Leisure Contemporary Society3
LEI 3301Principles of Travel and Tourism3
Communication
AEC 4035Communication Practices for Agricultural and Life Sciences3
Community Development
DCP 3200Methods of Inquiry for Sustainability and the Built Environment3
FYC 4301Engaging Communities for Decision Making and Action3