Variant of CIP 2000 - NGS University-level Historical Groupings

03.0502 - Forest Sciences and Biology

This instructional program class comprises any program that focuses on the application of one or more forest-related sciences to the study of environmental factors affecting forests and the growth and management of forest resources. These programs include courses in forest biology, forest hydrology, forest mensuration, silviculture, forest soils, water resources, environmental science, forest resources management, and wood science.

  • Example Program Names:

    • Forest biology
    • Forest ecology
    • Forest entomology
    • Forest genetics
    • Forest pathology
    • Forest science
  • Exclusion

    • Urban forestry(03.0508)
    • Forest engineering(14.3401)
    • Plant biology(26.0301)
    • Conservation biology(26.1307)
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