The Bachelor of Science in Forestry degree with an emphasis in Urban Forestry is a 130 semester-hour program that prepares graduates for success in the expanding field of urban renewable natural resource management.
Urban Forestry professionals are trained to manage both individual trees and groups of trees in urban settings as well as in the rapidly growing wildland-urban interface, that area in which development is spreading into the nation's wildlands.
Graduates with the Urban Forestry emphasis are eagerly sought by employers in federal, state, and private sectors, especially private consulting firms.
The major faculty for the BSF with emphasis in Urban Forestry is Dr. Hans Williams.
The International Society of Arboriculture is a worldwide professional organization dedicated to fostering a greater appreciation for trees and to promoting research, technology, and the professional practice of arboriculture.
For additional information please call (936) 468-3301 and ask for Mr. Maxwell Holmes, Academic Advisor.