Natural Resources and Environment - Certificate
This certificate provides students with the knowledge and ability to determine the appropriate methods for managing a variety of natural resources. This certificate is recommended for those currently employed or seeking employment in the natural-resources industry or public agencies in the area of forestry, wildlife, outdoor recreation, or conservation.
For more information, contact:
Jim Westerhold - (843) 520-1401
A natural-resource aide (forest aide, forest laborer, natural resources or biological aide, forest-fire equipment operator, etc.) has the technical knowledge and ability to assist a forest- or natural-resource technician, forester, or wildlife biologist with data collection, heavy equipment operation, and various manual field tasks. Graduates of the Natural Resources and Environment certificate program are qualified for entry-level positions with a variety of state and federal natural-resource agencies, consulting firms, and other large land-holding organizations.
For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry-Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.
Gainful Employment Information:
Employers of HGTC Alumni Include:
- South Carolina Forestry Commission
- USDA Forest Service
- North Carolina Forest Service
- USDI National Park Service
- S.C. Parks, Recreation & Tourism
|FOR 102||Multiple Use of Forestlands*||3|
|NRM 230||Wildlife Management I||3|
|FOR 230||Forest Products*||2|
|FOR 206||Forest Ecology*||3|
|NRM 130||Outdoor Recreation|
|NRM 201||Soil Fertility Plant Production|
|NRM 231||Habitat Assessment Applications||3|
|NRM 235||Techniques of Wildlife Management|
|HRT 255||Urban Tree Care|
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
|*Eligible for university transfer credit with grade of "C" or better.|