SRJC Course Outlines

1/18/2021 7:10:52 PMNRM 70 Course Outline as of Fall 1994

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  NRM 70Title:  FOREST PRACTICES  
Full Title:  Forest Practices
Last Reviewed:9/24/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled6.0017 min.Lab Scheduled105.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total8.00 Contact Total140.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  FOR 70

Catalog Description:
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Applied forestry as related to forest stand improvement, harvest methods, fire control, manufacturing and management of forest wood lots.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Applied forestry as related to forest stand improvement, harvest methods, fire control, manufacturing & management of forest wood lots.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Student Objectives:
1.  To know basic safety rules for fire control
2.  To know basic chain saw safety rules
3.  To know procedures in timber stand thinning (Forestry)
4.  To understand harvesting and its effect upon both visual and
   regeneration
5.  To understand harvesting planning and how it relates to
   forestry

Topics and Scope
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1.  Fire Control Activities
   a.  Basic safety
   b.  Fire line construction
   c.  Control burning
2.  Harvesting
   a.  Planning, requirements for harvesting
   b.  Effects of harvesting upon recreation and silviculture
   c.  Methods and types of equipment use
3.  Timber Stand Improvement
   a.  Stand survey
   b.  Stand selection
   c.  Stand removal
4.  Christmas Tree Farms

Assignments:
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Lab reports; assignments from texts and library assignments.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 20%
Reading reports, Lab reports, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 20%
Homework problems, Field work, Lab reports, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 30%
Class performances, Field work, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 30%
True/false, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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"California Forestry Handbook"  T.F. Arvola

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