BABA General Studies Specialization: Forest Resources and Conservation

The Forest Resources and Conservation (FY) area of specialization is for students who want a general introduction to natural resource management. It is ideal for students majoring in a related field such as wildlife ecology, soil and water science, environmental science, etc., as well as students who are interested in the social aspects of natural resources (students majoring in business, education, food and resource economics, political science, etc.). For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.


Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling at least 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 area of specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.

  • FOR 3153C Forest Ecology
  • FNR 3131C Dendrology
  • FOR 3162C Silviculture
  • FNR 4623C Integrated Natural Resource Management
  • Any 3000-4000 level FOR or FNR course excluding FOR 4905 and FNR 4905

Contact Information

You are always welcome to meet with an advisor in the Heavener School of Business, however, advising specifically related to Forest Resources and Conservation is available through the Forest Resources and Conservation Department in the School of Forest, Fisheries, & Geomatics Sciences. For registration, scheduling, and area-specific questions, please contact:

Jaclyn “Jackie” Gilley
119 Newins-Ziegler Hall

Minor Option

A minor is available in this area of specialization. To complete the minor students must earn 18 credit hours with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. You can find out more about the Forest Resources and Conservation minor in the Undergraduate Catalog.