Land, Forest, Wildlife Management Specialist, TCC (LF11) Technical Certificate of Credit
The Land, Forest, Wildlife Management Specialist program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for careers as employees 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: Two (2) Semesters
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 Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit.
Credits Required for Graduation: 19 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.
|1: Basic Skills Courses (3 hours)||3|
|one of the following (3 hours)||3|
|MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics
Co-requisite(s): Appropriate Placement Test Score or appropriate learning support exit point, or MATH 0090. Emphasizes the application of basic mathematical skills used in the solution of occupational and technical problems. Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement and conversion, geometric concepts, technical applications, and basic statistics.
|MATH 1013Algebraic Concepts
Pre-requisite(s): Appropriate Placement Test Score Emphasizes concepts and operations which are applied to the study of algebra. Topics include basic mathematical concepts, basic algebraic concepts, and intermediate algebraic concepts.
|MATH 1015Geometry and Trigonometry
Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1013 Emphasizes basic geometric and trigonometric concepts. Topics include measurement conversion, geometric terminology and measurements, and trigonometric terminology and functions.
|2: Occupational Courses (16 hours)||16|
|FORS 1210GPS/GIS Aerial Photography
Pre/Co-requisite(s): MATH 1012 or MATH 1111, Provisional Admission Focuses on application of the fundamental principles and practices of mapping and the use of mapping instruments. Emphasizes areas of plane and boundary surveying and area determination. Topics include: Global positioning systems (GPS), geographical information systems (GIS), area determination, developing maps, and aerial photography.
|FWMT 1000Intro to Wildlife Management
Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission This course introduces the principles of wildlife management, including basic terminology, safety and orientation, and employment. Topics include: first aid and CPR training, hunter safety and boating safety, organizations and agencies, and careers in natural resources management.
|FWMT 1010Equipment Use
Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission This course provides an introduction to equipment operation, safety, and maintenance. Topics include tractor and ATV operation and maintenance, power boat operation, the use of hand tools and power tools including chain saws. Upon completion, students should be able to safely operate equipment and perform routine maintenance and repair required in a career in wildlife management.
|FWMT 1020Wildlife Policy and Law
Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission This course includes laws, policies, and jurisdiction of natural resources. Topics include policy and law; game, non-game and endangered species; public relations and cultural aspects of natural resource management; and law enforcement procedures. Upon completion students should be able to describe and assess the influences of policies, laws, and society on natural resource management.
|FWMT 1080Plantation Operations
Pre/Co-requisite(s): FWMT 1010 This course provides a focus on operations for students interested in managing wildlife on private plantations in the Southeast. Topics include guiding techniques, facility and grounds maintenance, dog handling and kennel operations, hospitality, first aid, interpersonal relations, and firearm safety.
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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. (2020). 2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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