FOREST ECOLOGY MS AND PHD CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

The following courses are a suggested pathway to complete the MS or PhD degree in Forest Ecology.
See also, common course work structure (requirements) for MS and PhD degrees.
Orientation
Title Credits
SEFS 500 Graduate Orientation Seminar 1
Disciplinary Knowledge
SEFS 501 Forest Ecosystems- Community Ecology 5
ESRM 410 Forest Soils and Site Productivity 5
ESRM 412 Native Plant Production 3
ESRM 441 Landscape Ecology 5
SEFS 512 Biogeochemical Cycling in Soils and Forest Ecosystems 3
SEFS 513 Advanced Soil Genesis and Classification 5
SEFS 515 Advanced Soil and Plant Analysis 3
SEFS 535 Fire Ecology 3
ESRM 425 Ecosystem Management 5
ESRM 473 Restoration in North America 5
ESRM 478 Plant Ecophysiology 5
Research Design / Quantitative Methods
QSCI 482 Statistical Inference in Applied Research I 5
QSCI 483 Statistical Inference in Applied Research II 5
SEFS 502 Analytical Techniques for Community Ecology 3
Social & Natural Science
SEFS 509 Analysis of Research Problems 3
Current Topics
SEFS 521 Current Topics in Forest Resources 2
Research
SEFS 700 Master's Thesis 9
SEFS 800 Doctoral Dissertation 27