The Undergraduate Certificate in Urban and Community Forestry will embolden students to critically examine the role of green infrastructure in the sustainability and health of the built environment. Modular in structure, one goal of this certificate is to draw students from a diversity of majors into a pre-defined pathway that will enhance their major coursework, providing a suite of urban and community forestry skills that students will carry forward as they move into their professional careers.

Certificate Requirements

Introductory Class

UCF 300: Urban and Community Forestry (3 hours)

Nine Hours of Elective Credit

Choose from:

FOR 219: Dendrology
FOR 330: GIS & Spatial Analysis
ENT/FOR 502: Forest Entomology
GEO 285: Intro to Planning
HIS 584: Health & Disease in the U.S.
LA 307: Cultural Landscape Preservation
LA 345: Design with Plants
LA/NRE 355: Intro to Geospatial Applications
NRE 365: Environmental Education
PLS 320: Woody Horticultural Plants
SOC 360: Environmental Sociology
CPH 310: Disease Detectives

Capstone Course

UCF 410: Capstone in Urban and Community Forestry (2 hours)