Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Forest Technician Assistant FTA1

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Forestry Technology

Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description

The Forest Technician Assistant technical certificate of credit provides skills necessary for program completers to obtain entry-level employment in the area of forestry. Topics include: safety, dentrology, product identification and utilization, surveying and mapping, and forest measurements.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

32

70

26

N/A

 

Program Courses

Credits

FORS 1010 - Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources

3

FORS 1030 - Dendrology

3

FORS 1260 - Forest Measurements

4

FORS 1160 - Forest Surveying and Mapping

4

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

14