Program Requirements

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If you are pursuing an environmental plant science degree, you must meet the below requirements to be eligible for graduation. Also, you must complete the general education program, fulfill the general baccalaureate degree requirements and complete at least 125 hours of course work. The environmental plant science program is comprehensive, so it does not require the completion of a minor.

Environmental Plant Science (Comprehensive)

Bachelor of Science

Major requirements (65-76 hours)

Note: 10-11 hours may double count toward the General Education requirements.

Major core (51-55 hours):
  1. Specific General Education Requirements:
    1. BIO 101(3) and 111(1) or BIO 121(4).
    2. CHM 116(4) and 117(1); or CHM 160(4) and 161(1).
    3. GEP 101(2) or UHC 110(2) or AGR 301(1).
  2. AGB 144(4); any AGB course numbered 300 or higher (1-3); AGN 115(3), 215(3), 216(1), 335(3), 405(3); AGP 103(3), 104(1), 323(3), 453(3), 581(3), 583(3), 585(3); AGR 490(1).
  3. Public Affairs Capstone Experience Requirement: AGP 499(3).
Complete one of the following options:
Crop Science option (14-19 hours):
  1. AGN 465(3), GEO 363(4).
  2. Four courses from: AGN 543(3); AGP 365(3), 370(3), 455(3), 460(3), 575(2), 576(1), 580(3); AGR 300(3), 599(1-3).
Horticulture option (15-19 hours):
  1. Six courses from: AGN 143(3); AGN 543(3); AGP 325(3), 333(3), 353(3), 363(3), 393(3), 425(3), 441(3), 442(2), 444(3), 460(3), 511(3), 543(3), 573(3); AGR 300(3), 599(1-3); GEO 363(4).
Plant Breeding and Biotechnology option (19-21 hours):
  1. AGP 455(3), 575(2), 576(1), 580(3).
  2. Six hours from: AGR 300(3), BIO 235(3), 236(1); 310(5) or 312(3) and 313(2); 544(4); CHM 201(3), 202(2), 352(3), 353(2).
  3. Three hours from: AGN 543(3); AGP 365(3), 370(3), 393(3), 441(3), 511(3).
  4. One additional course from number 2 or 3 or from: AGP 460(3), AGR 599(1-3), BIO 508(3), BIO 550(3), GEO 363(4).

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements