Forestry

 
   
 

Forestry
Fayette Institute of Technology

Instructor: Pat Bennett

 
 
    The Forestry and Agriculture program is a two-year course that gives the student skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in Forestry Conservation and Wildlife Management. Students may receive instruction in landscaping, horticulture, and production agriculture.
Sequence of Courses:
 
  • Agriculture & natural Resources 1
  • Agriculture & natural Resources 2
  • Forestry 1, 2, 3, and 4
  • Agriscience 11 and 12

 

Articulation Agreements
 

  • Glenville State College: 3 to 5 hours in Forestry
  • Glenville State College: 2 to 5 hours in Environmental-pending
  • Glenville State College - Tech Prep in Forestry
  • Potomac State College: 6 hours

 

 
Certification

 

  • F.I.T. Technical Career Education Certificate of completion
  • West Virginia Division of Forestry Registered Forest Fire Crew Member
  • West Virginia Division of Forestry State Logger's Certificate
  • Private Pesticide Handlers Card

Curriculum

 

  • Establishing a Forest
  • Wood Utilization
  • Erosion Control
  • Lumber Grading
  • Wildlife Management
  • Map Reading
  • Land Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Stream Development
  • Back Hoe Operation
  • Sawmill Operation
  • Farm Tractor Operation
  • Livestock Evaluation
 
Unique Opportunities
 
  • Supervised Agriculture Experience
  • FFA Career Development Events
  • Class Field Trips
  • WV State Fair

 

Job Opportunities

  • Loader Operator
  • Sawmill Operator
  • Trail Developer
  • Recreation
  • Park Ranger
  • Timber Cruiser
  • Forester
  • Agriscience
  • USDA
  • Soil Conservationist