# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Forestry Management, Advanced (8044/36 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Forestry Management, Advanced (8044/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8044
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:12
Prerequisites:None

This course offers students instruction in forestry ecology, map interpretation, and timber management practices. Additionally, students will investigate ways to protect and preserve forested land, including pest identification and management, identification of common tree diseases, and forest fire prevention.

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
    • Agribusiness Systems
    • Environmental Service Systems
    • Food Products and Processing Systems
    • Natural Resources Systems
    • Plant Systems
    • Power, Structural, and Technical Systems
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.