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Plant and Soil Science, B.S.


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Agriculture  
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
Major Requirements 43 hours
Science and Mathematics Cognate 18-19 hours
Supporting Courses 8 hours*
Electives 9-17 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If program requirements are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will increase.

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 courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (43 hours)


Electives (24 hours)


  • Plant and Soil Science electives 21 credit hours
  • AGBS or ANSC elective 3 credit hours

Science and Mathematics Cognate (18-19 hours)


Supporting Courses (8 hours)


Electives (9-17 hours)


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


Subtotal: 31-32 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 26-27 Hours


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