Natural Resources Technology

Limited Entry
Certificate Program

Catalog Year 2013-2014*

*Information regarding the requirements for this Limited Entry program is available by accessing the Admissions to Limited & Restricted Entry Programs page.

MHCC Faculty Advisers:
Walter Shriner: 503-491-7362 Room AC2570

Joan DeYoung: 503-491-7322 - Room AC 2569

Jason Pinkerton: 503-491-6941 Room AC 2593

For program costs, completions and job placement information, please click here.

A certificate in Natural Resources Technology would be suitable for people currently working for industry or public agencies in the areas of forest management and conservation, or for anyone interested in entering this field. Students may find this option a beginning point for the associate degree program.

Application packets are available on our web site at or in the Admissions and Records Office. Once you have read the application packet, if you have questions about the admission process, please call 503-491-7165.

First Quarter (Fall) Credits
F111 Introduction to Natural Resources 3
F141 Tree and Shrub Identification 3
NR160 Wildland Fire 3
NR180 Career Development in Natural Resources1 1
HPE285OL Wilderness Survival 3
MTH060 Beginning Algebra I2,3 4
Second Quarter (Winter)
FT122 Forest Measurements I 5
FW251 Principles of Wildlife Conservation 3
MTH065 Beginning Algebra II (or higher)3   4
WR121 English Composition 4
Third Quarter (Spring)
FT221 Aerial Photo Interpretation and GPS 4
NR140 Introduction to Forest Soils 2
NR230 Forest Botany
  Human Relations requirement‡
Total Credits 45

1 NR180 is taught as a three-day short course the week before fall term begins
Students placing into MTH065 are not required to take MTH060, but must replace it with a related elective (4 credits).
3 Students may not use demonstrated proficiency on the College Placement Test (CPT) to satisfy this requirement.

‡See page 20 of the printed catalog.

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