Academic Requirements

Plant Sciences Major -

A major in Plant Sciences combines basic science coursework with classes and focused training in plant sciences. After completing foundation courses, students choose from a wide variety of electives that allows students to work with their advisor and faculty mentor to customize coursework based to fit their career goals.

A minor in Plant Science gives students a thorough introduction to plant biology and complements many majors including Microbiology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology and Natural Resources, and Environmental Science.

The Plant Sciences Requirements:

2016-17 Catalog (PDF)

2017-18 Catalog (PDF

  • Check sheet with electives list
  • 4-Year Plan
  • Advising report

2018-19 Catalog (PDF)

  • Check sheet with electives list
  • 4-Year Plan
  • Advising report

Sustainable Plant Systems Major

The Sustainable Plant Systems program is an interdisciplinary partnership between the School of Plant Sciences and The Department of Soil, Water & Environmental Sciences. A major in Sustainable Plant Systems prepares students to be leaders in 21st century agriculture and experts in agricultural technology, plant improvement and  innovative, responsible production systems for healthy urban and agricultural ecosystems.

A minor in Sustainable Plant Systems balances training in plant biology, soil science and genetics with focused electives relating to your area of interest. This minor complements majors in Nutritional Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources, Agricultural Economics and Management, Biosystems Engineering, Geography and anthropology.

The Sustainable Plant Systems Requirements:

2016-17 Catalog (PDF)

2017-18 Catalog (PDF)