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LAND, FOREST, WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Description: The Land, Forest, Wildlife Management Technology 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: Five (5) Semesters

Cost of Program: Click Here.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Contact the program advisor or admissions for details. 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 Technology, Associate of Applied Science.

Credits Required for Graduation: 66 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Curriculum

Credit Hours

1. General Core Courses 15
Area I: Language Arts/Communication 3
Required Course(s):
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric
Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
Area III: Natural Sciences/Mathematics 3
Required Course(s):
One Mathematics Course
Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts 3
And one additional course from Area I, II, III, or IV (3 Hours)(as approved by program advisor) 3
General Education courses and electives for the Associate Level can be found on this page.
2. Institutional Credit (3 hours)
COLL 1500 Student Success
3. Occupational Courses (48 hours)
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
MGMT 1100 Principles of Management 3
FORS 1030 Dendrology 3
FORS 1100 Forest Technology 3
FORS 1210 GPS/GIS Aerial Photography 4
FORS 2460 Forest Management 6
FWMT 1000 Introduction to Wildlife Management 3
FWMT 1010 Equipment Use 3
FWMT 1020 Wildlife Policy and Law 3
FWMT 1080 Plantation Operations 3
FWMT 2010 Wildlife Management Techniques 4
FWMT 2020 Habitat Manipulation 4
FWMT 2030 Fish Pond Management 3
FWMT 2040 Internship 3
Williams, Jayme
Land Forest Wildlife Technology Faculty
School of Industrial Technology
Thomasville
O: (229) 227-3149
jwilliams@southernregional.edu