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The Forestry major at Mississippi State University consists of five concentrations: Environmental Conservation, Forest Management, Forest Products, Urban Forestry, and Wildlife Management.

Forestry majors are encouraged to enter the Forestry Major at MSU by Spring semester of their sophomore year to complete their academic programs in the normal four-year period of study. If you desire to receive an Associate of Arts degree in Forestry, the courses listed under "Second Year" are recommended.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics) Pathway

Program Curriculum


First Semester
  • English Composition I ENG 1113
  • College Algebra MAT 1313
  • General Biology I BIO 1134
  • Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • *Humanities Elective (3)
Total 16 Hours
Second Semester
  • English Composition II ENG 1123
  • Trigonometry MAT 1323
  • General Biology II BIO 1144
  • Public Speaking I SPT/COM 1113
  • *Humanities Elective (3)
Total 16 Hours
First Semester
  • General Physics I PHY 2414
  • Business Calculus I MAT 1513
  • Principles of Macroeconomics ECO 2113
  • General Chemistry I CHE 1214
  • Principles of Accounting I ACC 2213
Total 17 Hours
Second Semester
  • Basic Soils AGR 2314
  • Statistics MAT 2323
  • Principles of Microeconomics ECO 2123
  • General Chemistry II CHE 1224
  • **Elective (3)
Total 17 Hours
*Consult with your chosen transfer university/college to determine changes to this curriculum.

**Choose Elective based on Concentration:
ACC 2223 Principles of Accounting II
BAD 2413 The Legal Environment of Business
PSC 1113 American National Government
Enrollment in a minimum of 15 hours each semester is recommended for eligibility for state aid, institutional scholarships, and the tuition break.