Wood Sciences & TechnologySociety must provide the basic needs for sustainable materials for furniture, paper, packaging, building materials, biofuels, and other products for sustaining a rapidly growing population. At the same time, protection of the environment requires proper use of natural resources. Students in this program are prepared for the challenges of an ever-changing bioenergy, renewable materials and sustainable construction industry career.
WVU is one of only 10 universities in the U.S. with an accredited Wood Science and Technology program.
You’ll be prepared for a career in the ever-growing fields of bioenergy, renewable materials and sustainable construction.
WVU received a $250,000 grant from USDA to explore the power of wood as an energy resource.
- Renewable Materials Scientist
- Residential Construction Management
- Forest Engineer
- Sustainable Material Specialist
- Timber Procurement Forestry
- Renewable Material Sales and Marketing
Quality Control and Production Management
|FOR 101 – Careers in Natural Resources Management
||BUSA 201 – Survey of Economics
|ENGL 101 – Intro to Composition and Rhetoric
||FOR 240 – Introduction to Computing in Natural Resources
|WDSC 100 – Forest Resources in U.S. History||MATH 150 – Applied Calculus
|BIOL 101 and 103 – General Biology
|WDSC 223 – Wood Anatomy and Structure
For full suggested course schedule, class descriptions and more information on General Education Foundations (GEF) see course catalog.
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