LAND, FOREST, WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT
Program Description: The Land, Forest, Wildlife Management Assistant program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers as managers at public and private wildlife preserves & plantations. General education, basic science and program-specific learning opportunities develop the knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will demonstrate equipment operation and safety protocol.
• Students will develop a Plantation Facility Management Plan for a hunting plantation.
• Students will demonstrate basic Wildlife Management Techniques.
• Students will identify Tree Species found in southern U.S. forests.
• Students will develop a comprehensive Natural Resources Map using GPS/GIS technology.
• Students will develop a Conceptual Management Plan for a selected property.
Program Offered at the Following Sites: Thomasville
Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters
Cost of Program: Click Here.
Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.
Additional Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. All students enrolled in Land, Forest Wildlife courses must submit a signed and notarized Field Exercise liability waiver form.
Program Final Exit Point: Land, Forest, Wildlife Management Assistant, Diploma.
Credits Required for Graduation: 53 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.