What Kinds of Students Major in Forest and Rangeland Studies?
Students majoring in Forest and Rangeland Studies are those who enjoy math and science and who have a fondness for being in the out-of-doors. Although much oceanographic work is done on board research vessels, employment on those vessels is limited for undergraduates, except as internships. Still, some opportunities exist for employment on shore-based work and research. Students who are serious about working in Forest and Rangeland Studies will probably have to commit to going to graduate school to find employment. Students are generally encouraged to focus on one of the sciences within this major.