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2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Plant and Soil Science, B.S.

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School of Agribusiness and Agriscience 
Nathan Phillips, program coordinator

The program leading to a major in Plant and Soil Science is designed for students interested in agronomy, horticulture, and/or soil sciences. Students may choose to concentrate on either one of these areas within this major.

A major in Plant and Soil Science requires a minimum of 43 semester hours of courses to include

  1. 24 hours in Plant and Soil Science;
  2. an additional three (3)  hours from ABAS as indicated under the Plant and Soil Science major requirements; and
  3. a general core of ABAS 1000 ; ABAS 1410 ; ABAS 1610 ; ABAS 2210 ; ABAS 3130 ; and ABAS 3340 .

A minor from another department is required.

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.


Subtotal: 30-31 Hours


Subtotal: 32 Hours


  • 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


Subtotal: 28 Hours

Total hours in program: 120

Academic Map

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

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

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