Students learn to actively manage Hawai‘i’s native forest ecosystems, grow native plants, establish agroforestry operations, use Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Internships give students on-the-job training with potential employers.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:
Apply basic ecosystem concepts to natural resource management.
Use an understanding of general scientific concepts in design of forestry systems.
Use knowledge of applicable laws and regulations to make decisions about managing ecosystems.
Apply effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Recognize, collect, and interpret field data.
Apply effective management practices to commercial or conservation efforts.