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Department of Plant Science

Student Kelsey Galvan plant science research.

Prerequisite Courses

Preparation equivalent to a B.S. degree in Plant Science is required. Students having undergraduate majors in fields other than Plant Science may enter the program, but may have additional course requirements. The following courses, or their equivalents, are expected to be completed prior to admission:

Grad Program Prerequisite Courses
Units Subject Area
3 Plant Physiology
3 Statistics
3 Soils
3 Plant Health (entomology, pathology, nematology, integrated pest management, biological control, etc.)
6 Physical Science (chemistry, physics, etc.) of which a minimum of 3 units must be in chemistry
9 Biological Sciences (biology, ecology, genetics, agricultural sciences, etc.)

Students who do not have all the prerequisite courses may be admitted to the program with conditionally classified standing.