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Forestry Curricula Today

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Abstract:

A review of the curricula of the accredited and affiliated forestry schools in the United States reveals a change in trends reported in 1969. The trend toward increased requirements in social sciences and humanities, management of nontimber aspects, and business has reversed, as has the trend toward reduction of traditional forestry courses. Emphasis on quantitative reasoning continues to increase.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Assistant Professor at the School of Forest Resources, North Carolina State University

Publication date: 1979-07-01

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.

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