Forestry

Associate of Arts (Option B)

Forestry work involves the management and protection of forests and other natural areas, such as wildlife habitats, wetlands and parks. Foresters direct recreational activities and conservation efforts in both public and private forests.

TCC offers courses that cover the first two years of a typical four-year forestry program, as well as courses to develop skills needed for college-level courses.

Contact Us

Kristen Harrison, Faculty Advisor in Forestry

Location Bldg. 15-135

kharrison@tacomacc.edu

253-460-4359

Program Planning

Degree Requirements
Transfer Outcomes

We suggest the following classes for students who wish to earn the Associate of Arts (Option B) degree and then transfer to the UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences.

  • Some students may need to take additional prerequisite courses.
  • We also recommend ENVS& 101 or OCEA& 101 as electives.
  • *A TCC course that transfers as a University of Washington VLPA (Visual, Literary, and performing Arts) course. See the UW Course Equivalency Guide for TCC
Course Course Course

ENGL& 101

ENGL& 235

CHEM& 121

CHEM& 131 MATH& 146 MATH& 151
MATH& 152 GEOL& 101 GEOG 210
BIOL& 221 BIOL& 222 BIOL& 223

Upon completion of this degree, students may transfer to the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences within the College of the Environment at the University of Washington.

Students interested in transferring to forestry at institutions other than the University of Washington are advised to meet with the forestry advisor of their chosen 4-year institution during their freshman year. Some institutions have specific admissions requirements that may differ from this program.