Undergraduate Majors

Seven educational programs, infinite possibilities

The College of Forestry offers seven distinct undergraduate programs which lead to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. Each program allows you to focus on a particular area of forestry, natural resources management, and renewable materials. We also offer five minors to supplement your current major.



Engineering, Resources & Management

Forestry, Landscape Processes Option

Forestry, Management Option

Forestry, Operations Option

Forest Engineering

Forest Engineering/Civil Engineering

The BS degree in Forestry, Forest Engineering, and Forest Engineering-Civil Engineering are accredited by the Society of American Foresters (SAF). In addition, the BS degree in Forest Engineering and the BS double degree in Forest Engineering-Civil Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.



Ecosystems & Society/Conservation

Natural Resources

Tourism, Recreation and Adventure Leadership



Renewable Materials

Renewable Materials

The BS degree in Renewable Materials is accredited by the Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST).

Science & Engineering Option
Marketing & Management Option
Art & Design Option




College of Forestry Undergraduate Minor Programs

Forestry (not available for FE & FE/CE majors)

Natural Resources (also available via Ecampus and at the OSU-Cascades campus in Bend, OR)

Recreation Resource Management

Renewable Materials

Tourism & Outdoor Leadership (exclusively offered at the OSU-Cascades campus in Bend, OR)



An important note: in addition to the requirements for admission to OSU*, students interested in our undergraduate programs will be best prepared by taking a well-balanced college preparatory curriculum in high school.  Additional courses in math, communications, biology and chemistry will provide a stronger background to your degree program.

*Entering first year students: English (4 units): four years English language, literature, speaking, and writing; Mathematics (3 units): 1st year algebra, two additional years of college preparatory mathematics; Social Studies (3 units): one year U.S. history, one year global studies and one year social studies elective; Science (2 units): one year each of two different preparatory sciences such as biology, chemistry, physics, or earth and physical science (laboratory experience recommended); Foreign Language (2 units): two years of the same high school-level language or demonstrated proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL). Beginning Fall 2008, three units of college preparatory science will be required.