THE GRADUATE PROGRAMS

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE (Major in Agronomy)

To provide advanced training in agronomy, including crops and soils, through classroom and laboratory instruction and independent scientific investigation.

Special Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree with major or minor in a branch of agriculture or the natural sciences.

CURRICULUM

I. Major Courses .........................21 units

A. Required Major Subjects........9 units

MSAgro 624 Graduate Seminar 3 units
MSAgro 602 Field Plot Technique 3 units
MSAgro 625 Research Methods in Agronomy 3 units

B. Elective major subjects ........12 units

MSAgro 626 Advanced Plant Breeding 3 units
MSAgro 627 Soil Conservation 3 units
MSAgro 628 Physiology of Herbicides 3 units
MSAgro 630 Advanced Soil Fertility 3 units
MSAgro 631 Advanced Plant Pathology 3 units
MSAgro 615 Advanced Studies in Crop Production 3 units
MSAgro 616 Advanced Physiology of Field Crops 3 units
MSAgro 625 Advanced Crop Protection Entomology 3 units

II. Electives.................................9 units

MSAgro 632 Plant Metabolism 3 units
MSAgro 619 Inorganic Nutrition of Plants 3 units
MSAgro 620 Morphology of Vascular Plants 3 units
MSAgro 621 Plant Growth and Hormones 3 units
MSAgro 633 Environmental Physiology 3 units

III. Comprehensive Examination IV. MSAgro 729 Thesis Writing ....6 units
(Agronomy Research)

Total 36 units

     

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