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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Plant and Soil Science, B.S.


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School of Agribusiness and Agriscience 
615-494-8996
Nathan Phillips, program coordinator
Nate.Phillips@mtsu.edu 
 

The program leading to a major in Plant and Soil Science is designed for students interested in agronomy, horticulture, and/or soil sciences.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Plant and Soil Science, B.S., Academic Map  

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

The following General Education courses are required for this major:

  • CHEM 1010/1011 OR CHEM 1110/1111 (Nat Sci)
  • BIOL 1110/1111 (Nat Sci)
  • MATH 1710 (Math) recommended

Major Requirements (43 hours)


Remaining Major Courses (27 hours)


  • Plant and Soil Science electives 24 credit hours
  • Agribusiness elective 3 credit hours

Minor (15-18 hours)


  • Chosen from another department

Electives (10-13 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Plant and Soil Science


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 30-31 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 32 Hours


Junior


  • PLSO 3340 - Soil 3 credit hours
  • Agribusiness elective 3 credit hours
  • Plant and Soil Science electives 12 credit hours
  • Minor requirements 9 credit hours
  • Upper-division elective 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 28 Hours


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