Forest Resource Managment (BAS)

The Bachelor of Applied Science – Forest Resources Management (BAS-FRM) degree enables applicants with an AAS, or AAS-T in Natural Resources to combine their lower-division technical preparation with upper-division credits in forest resource management, resulting in a practical, application-oriented, four-year degree.


Admission into the BAS-FRM program is merit based. Meeting the minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission, as the number of qualified applicants may exceed the number of enrollment spaces.

In order to be placed into the admissions pool, applicants must complete and submit the following:

  • All BAS-FRM application materials (available at
  • Transcripts showing evidence of an earned Natural Resources associate degree, or an AAS in equivalent field, from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Prerequisites: Applicants must have a grade of 2.0 or higher in the following course prior to program start

Degree Required Courses: Degree required courses are not a pre-requisite to the program; they are a requirement for earning your bachelor’s degree. Some degree required courses may be prerequisites to upper division courses. Students are encouraged to complete these courses in their associate’s degree if possible. Courses must be completed with a grade of at least 2.0.

  • ENGL& 235 Technical Writing
  • Humanities (10 credits)
  • Quantitative Skill (5 credits)
    • Recommended: MATH& 146 Introduction to Statistics
  • Natural Science w/ lab (5 credits)
    • Recommended: CHEM& 121 Intro. To Chemistry w/ lab or CHEM& 161 General Chemistry w/ lab I
  • Natural Science (5 credits)
    • Recommended: BIOL& 211  Biological Science I: Majors Cellular or BIOL& 160 General Biology w/ lab
  • Social Science (5 credits)
    • Recommended: PSYC& 100 General Psychology or SOC& 101 Introduction to Sociology
  • 15 credits of General Education Coursework in Communications, Quantitative Skills, Humanities, Social Science, or Natural Science

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