Learn more about the Forestry major at UK

What You'll Study

Our classes cover topics like forestry, wildlife, water, fire, forest economics, forest products, and GIS/GPS. We teach land-management techniques using the latest technologies... Read more.


Learn about the graduation requirements for the UK Forestry major.

Graduation Requirements

To earn the Bachelor of Science in Forestry, you must complete a minimum of 120 semester hours. Read more. 


Forestry Club

The Student Chapter of the Society of American Foresters (Forestry Club) is a student organization where students can participate in tree plantings, service projects, professional development, UK Fire Cats, and timber sports. Read more.


Learn more about the Spring Field Semester.

Spring Field Semester

There are very few majors that offer as many different opportunities to “learn by doing”, and even fewer that focus on learning in outdoor classrooms and laboratories. Read more.


Wildlife Forester

A wildlife forester has the skills to manage wildlife and their forested habitats. UK students with an interest in both forestry and wildlife studies have the opportunity to combine these exciting outdoor career paths. Read more.

How can we help? Photo of Laura Lhotka

If you have questions about the UK Forestry program or would like to schedule a visit, let us know.

Contact Laura Lhotka, Forestry Academic Coordinator 859-257-8718, laura.lhotka@uky.edu