Manage forests and natural resources
The agroforestry concentration provides students with the skills and knowledge they need for careers in agroforestry and range management. You’ll graduate from this program with a Bachelor of Science in Forestry and deep understanding of how to manage forests and natural resources for uses such as:
- domestic stock grazing
- wildlife grazing
- forage production
- and forest products
A career-focused concentration
The concentration in agroforestry leads to rewarding careers in the federal, state and private sectors. Typical careers for forestry graduates who choose this concentration include soil and water conservationist, soil technician, forestry consultant, natural resource specialist or extension agent. Visit our Career Opportunities page to learn more!
Natural resources, laboratories and hands-on learning
SFA’s location in the Texas Forest Country makes it the perfect place to study forestry. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to get out of the classroom and get up close and personal with native trees, plants and wildlife.
As a forestry student at SFA, you’ll also work with dedicated faculty members who share your research interests, and you’ll have access to world-class research sites and laboratories, including The Stephen F. Austin Experimental Forest, The East Texas Plant Materials Center, the Soil, Plant and Water Analysis Laboratory and the Todd Agricultural Research Center.
Bachelor of Science in forestry, concentration in agroforestry
This concentration emphasizes the skills necessary to manage the plants, wildlife and other natural resources found in a forest.
In addition to completing core forestry coursework, agroforestry students choose electives that align with their interests and career goals, such as beef cattle science, animal nutrition, botany, silviculture, chemistry and range management.
Check out the forestry curriculum concentration options guide.