BS Four-Year Degree Plan

The environmental plant science degree may be completed in four years or eight semesters. However, the four-year degree plan does not take into account dual credit or transfer credit that you may bring with you upon admission to the University.

Sample schedule

This plan is a recommended course schedule. Your schedule may vary depending on course availability and electives. A projected course offering list is provided on the course rotation page. Consult with your advisor to develop a program of study that fulfills program requirements and prepares you for your career.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
CSC 101 (Course no longer offered. See advisor for replacement.) 1
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
AGN 115 Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment
or AGP 103 Plant Science
3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
BIO 102 Principles of Biological Science
or BIO 121 General Biology I
4
Total hours16

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CHM 116 Fundamentals of Chemistry
or CHM 107 Chemistry for the Citizen
or CHM 160 General Chemistry I
3-4
ENG 110 Writing I 3
MTH 135 College Algebra 3
GEN ED Culture and Society - Humanities 3
Food Crop elective 3
Total hours16-17

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States Since 1877
3
AGB 144 Agricultural Economics I 4
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
AGN 215 Soils 3
GEN ED Self-Understanding - Humanities 3
Total hours16

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
AGB 334 Marketing Agricultural Products 3
Food Crop elective 3
GEN ED Culture and Society – Social Science 3
Environmental Plant Science elective 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Plant identification elective 3
AGP 485 Weed Science 3
AGR 490 Agronomy/Horticulture Senior Seminar 1
Environmental Plant Science elective 3
General electives 6
Total hours16

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
AGR 383 (Course no longer offered. See advisor for replacement.) 3
AGR 320 Writing in the Applied Sciences 3
AGB 374 Agricultural Business Management 3
Plant identification course 2-3
GEN ED Self-understanding 3
Total hours14-15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
AGP 583 Plant Pathology 3
AGR 499 Internship in Agriculture 1-8
GEN ED Social - Behavioral 3
General electives 5-7
Total hours12-21

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
AGP 573 Plant Propagation 3
AGN 405 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition 3
General electives 6
Science/Technical course 3-4
Total hours15-16