Natural Resources Technology

Limited Entry
Certificate Program

Catalog Year 2014-2015*

*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

Medical Office Specialist
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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 I 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
NR144 Forest Insects and Diseases3 or
FW253 Field Ornithology3                              
NR230 Forest Botany
  Human Relations requirement4
Total Credits 49-50

1 NR180 is taught as a three-day short course the week before fall term begins
A College Placement Test (CPT) score does not fulfill this requirement. Students must successfully complete the required mathematics course (or higher.)
3Students who are considering continuing their studies in the Natural Resource Technology: Forestry program should select NR144. Students who plan to continue in the Natural Resource Technology: Wildlife program should select FW253
4BA285 is recommended. See Associate of Applied Science Degree, page 20 of the printed catalog, for a list of courses.

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