Presbyterian College offers a program in the fields of forestry and environmental studies in cooperation with the Duke University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Students who elect this program must complete at least three years in an approved curriculum at Presbyterian College. Upon completion of the first semester of the junior year with a minimum GPA of 3.00, application may be made to the Duke School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Applications are considered on a competitive basis. After admission to Duke, the student attends two academic years to complete the master’s degree. With the satisfactory completion of the first year of the professional program at Duke and the submission of the first year’s record,the student is awarded the baccalaureate degree from Presbyterian College. Interested students should contact the pre-forestry advisor early in their college career.