Canadian Forestry Accreditation Board


academic standards

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academic standards

The following list provides links to PDF files of the academic standards used by the CFAB in conducting accreditation reviews of Canadian university forestry programs. These standards came into effect March 6, 2018 and replace those dated November 24, 2008, modified July 2014.

An introduction to the academic standards for the accreditation of degree forestry programs in Canada.

Foundational Studies

Communications, Critical Reasoning and Leadership

Professionalism and Ethics

Trees and Stands

Forested Landscape

Information Acquisition and Analysis

Planning and Administration

Forest Management

Natural Resources and Ecosystem Management

Urban Forestry

Forest Operations

Ecological Restoration and Management

Bloom's Taxonomy of learning outcomes (as adapted for the evaluation of forestry programs for accreditation purposes).