Soil Science Undergraduate Certificate

Student in a green house.

Specialize in soil

Dig into all things soil.

Evaluate and explore its physical, biological and chemical aspects.

Know the best practices for soil use and management. Have soil expertise for your career.

Soil Science

This certificate provides a program for students and professionals to obtain credentials in soil-related disciplines.

Program requirements (15 hours)

  1. AGN 215(3), 216(1), 335(3), 455(3), 465(3).
  2. Additional courses from following to total at least 15 hours in the certificate: AGN 405(3), AGN 495(1-3)*, AGP 399(1-3)*; AGR 499(1-3)** or AGP 499(1-3)**; or other AGN, AGP, or AGR courses 300-level and above, as approved by certificate advisor.
  3. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.

*Topic must be approved by certificate advisor. Up to three hours may be applied toward the certificate.

**Internship must be approved by certificate advisor and involve obtaining practical knowledge and applied experiences in soil science. Up to three hours of internship may be applied toward the certificate.

Completion Requirement

Attain a grade of C or better in all courses used to fulfill the certificate requirements.

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Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a certificate in soil science.

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