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Wood science and technology

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            Society must provide the basic needs for sustainable materials for furniture, paper, packaging, building materials, biofuels, and other products for sustaining a rapidly growing population. At the same time, protection of the environment requires proper use of natural resources. Students in this program are prepared for the challenges of an ever-changing bioenergy, renewable materials and sustainable construction industry career. 

Course Schedule

Freshman Year

Suggested Plan of Study

Fall Spring
FOR 101 – Careers in Natural Resources Management
BUSA 201 – Survey of Economics
ENGL 101 – Intro to Composition and Rhetoric
FOR 240 – Introduction to Computing in Natural Resources
WDSC 100 – Forest Resources in U.S. History MATH 150 – Applied Calculus
BIOL 101 and 103 – General Biology
WDSC 223 – Wood Anatomy and Structure

For full suggested course schedule, class descriptions and more information on General Education Foundations (GEF) see course catalog.

WST Program Mission, Goals, and Objectives

Featured Students

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Benjamin Flint

Now a forest engineer, Flint is able to use the knowledge he gained as a wood science and technology student every day in his career.

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