Bachelor of Science in Forestry

Your program

Society needs forestry professionals who can design and implement management strategies that balance the often conflicting needs and desires of forest stakeholders. 

Our interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Forestry (BScF) program helps you understand the forest through courses in forest and wildlife ecology, soil chemistry, forest economics sociology & statistics, hydrology, management and many others.

It also equips you to acquire and analyze information about the forest using advanced technologies such as:

  • GIS
  • GPS
  • growth and yield models
  • forest estate models, etc

Knowledge in these areas is integrated with critical thinking and structured problem solving to help you design management plans that meet social, environmental and economic objectives.

You will learn indoors in our classrooms and laboratories as well as outdoors in our nearby 1,500-hectare forest.

Program highlights

Student experience

We offer a uniquely integrated program structure with capstone real-world projects, indoor/outdoor labs, and a family atmosphere that facilitates a real comradery with your classmates and where professors get to know you by your first name.

Career readiness

We help you develop your resume, we conduct mock interviews, teach you time management skills, maintain a job bank, and have an employment officer focused on connecting you with potential employers.