This chapter provides an archive of courses offered by UBC. For current course sections and schedules, please visit the online Course Schedule (http://www.students.ubc.ca/courses).
Faculty of Forestry
UFOR: Urban Forestry
- UFOR 100 (3) Greening the City
- Roles played by urban forestry and greenspace systems in a rapidly changing world; topics include urban ecology, urban forest conservation, urban forest management, climate change, society and human well-being, design and planning, urban/rural interface issues, and urban forest policy. [2-0-2]
- UFOR 200 (3) Urban Forests and Well-Being
- Basic relationships between urban residents’ mental and physical well-being and their urban forest environment. [2-0-2]
Prerequisite: UFOR 100.
- UFOR 300 (3) Arboriculture Principles and Practice
- Sustainable practice within the arboricultural discipline with emphasis on a comprehensive understanding of techniques and equipment used in a range of arboricultural operations. [3-1-0]
Prerequisite: UFOR 200.
- UFOR 400 (3) Urban Forestry Field School
- Development of field skills, professional judgment, critical reflection, and integration of theory, practice, and policy. Offered at Malcolm Knapp Research Forest over a 7-day period in April. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: UFOR 200. And third year standing in the B.U.F. program.
- UFOR 401 (6) Integrated Urban Forestry Capstone Studio
- Integration of biophysical and socio-economic components of urban greenspace management and planning through within a collaborative holistic group project linked to a real-world urban forestry situation. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-6-0]
Prerequisite: All of UFOR 300, UFOR 400. And fourth year standing in the B.U.F. program.
- UFOR 402 (3) Urban Forestry Administration, Policy and Law
- The administrative, legal, policy, and business environments for urban forestry governance, management, and planning. [3-1-0]
Prerequisite: UFOR 300. And third year standing.
- UFOR 403 (3) Ecological Restoration
- Ecological principles relevant to restoration of ecosystems are applied to the restoration of several types of ecosystems. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-1-0]
Prerequisite: One of FRST 201, BIOL 230. And third year standing
- UFOR 449 (1-6) c Directed Studies in Urban Forestry
- In special cases and with the approval of the instructor concerned, a student may carry out directed studies on a specific topic/problems in Urban Forestry and related greenspace planning, management, or governance.