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.
Length of Program: Four (4) Semesters
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.
Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet
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.
1: Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hours)
|ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I||3|
|And one of the following (2-3 hours)||5|
|EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev||2|
|PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology||3|
|And one of the following (3 hours)||9|
|MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics||3|
|MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts||3|
|MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry||3|
2: Institutional Credit (3 hours)
|COLL 1500 Student Success||3|
3: Occupational Courses (42 hours)
|FWMT 2020 Habitat Manipulation||4|
|FWMT 2010 WildlifeManagementTechniques||4|
|FWMT 1080 Plantation Operations||3|
|FWMT 1020 Wildlife Policy and Law||3|
|FWMT 1010 Equipment Use||3|
|FWMT 1000 Intro to Wildlife Management||3|
|FORS 1210 GPS/GIS Aerial Photography||4|
|FORS 1100 Forest Technology||3|
|FORS 1030 Dendrology||3|
|COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy||3|
|FWMT 2040 Internship||3|
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The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the SRTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Southern Regional Technical College. If for any reason, a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Southern Regional Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.
Southern Regional Technical College. (2017). 2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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