Program Map

Welcome Orientation (2 days, dates TBA)

FOUR YEAR PROGRAM MAP
Term 1
Sept – Dec
Term 2
Jan – Apr
Summer
May – Aug
Year 1 Basic Sciences, English, Introduction to Urban Forestry and Conservation, Soil Science, Sociology, Economics
Year 2 Human Well-Being, Forest Ecology and Biology, Community Forests, Climate Change, Sustainability, Introduction to Planning and Design
Year 3 Arboriculture, Biotic and Abiotic Disturbances, Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Systems, Conservation Planning and Wildland Recreation
+ 3 minor courses
Field Camp (7 days in April)
Year 4 Administrative Policy and Law, Ecological Restoration and Sustainability, Green Network Planning, Forests and Society, Recreation and Tourism Planning, Capstone Studio
+ 3 minor courses

Visit the UBC Calendar to view course listings.

Co-op Program

Urban Forestry students can participate in the Forestry Co-op Program, where they can find job opportunities related to their degree, gain experience, make industry connections and earn a salary. Learn more about why you should join Co-op.

PLANNED CO-OP OPTION: FIVE YEAR PROGRAM MAP*
Term1
Sept - Dec
Term 2
Jan - Apr
Summer
May - Aug
Year 1 Basic Sciences, English, Introduction to Urban Forestry and Conservation, Soil Science, Sociology, Economics Summer
Year 2 Human Well-Being, Forest Ecology and Biology, Community Forests, Climate Change, Sustainability, Introduction to Planning and Design Co-op 1
Year 3 Biotic and Abiotic Disturbances, Geographic Information Systems, Conservation Planning and Wildland Recreation + minor courses Co-op 2 Co-op 3
Year 4 Co-op 4 Arboriculture, Remote Sensing + minor courses Field Camp (7 days in April)/Co-op 5
Year 5 Administrative Policy and Law, Ecological Restoration and Sustainability, Green Network Planning, Forests and Society, Recreation and Tourism Planning, Capstone Studio
+ minor courses

*The co-op schedule is flexible, may change to accommodate students’ varying schedules