Crops Sciences, BS-MS

for the degrees of Bachelor of Science and Master of Science, Major in Crop Sciences

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The five-year joint B.S.-M.S. program in Crop Sciences combines a B.S. in Crop Sciences with a non-thesis M.S. in Crop Sciences. Current University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Crop Sciences who have completed between 60 and 96 credit hours, maintain superior academic performance are eligible to apply for this program. Students admitted to the program will receive both degrees once all requirements for the B.S.-M.S. program are completed.

for the degrees of Bachelor of Science and Master of Science, Major in Crop Sciences

for the Crop Sciences, BS

Prescribed Courses including Campus General Education

Composition I and Speech
RHET 105Writing and Research4
or equivalent - see College Composition I requirement (3 or 4)
CMN 101Public Speaking3
Advanced Composition
Select from campus approved list.3-4
Cultural Studies
Select one course from Western culture, one from non-Western culture, and one from U.S. minority culture from campus approved lists.9
Foreign Language
Coursework at or above the third level is required for graduation.
Quantitative Reasoning I
Select one of the following:4-5
Calculus I
Calculus for Business I
Quantitative Reasoning II
CPSC 241Intro to Applied Statistics3
Natural Sciences and Technology
See Specific Concentration Requirements
Humanities and the Arts
Select from campus approved list6
Social and Behavioral Sciences
ACE 100Introduction to Applied Microeconomics 13-4
or ECON 102 Microeconomic Principles
Select from campus approved list.3-4
ACES required
ACES 101Contemporary Issues in ACES2
Required Concentration58-79
Concentration prescribed courses. See specific concentration requirements. 2
Total Hours126

 For the Crop Sciences, MS Non-Thesis Option

CPSC 594Professional Orientation CPSC1
CPSC 598Seminar (when presenting)1
Electives including at least 4 hours of graded coursework at the 500 level other than CPSC 59930
Total Hours 132

Other Requirements

Other requirements and conditions may overlap
Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 1
Minimum 500-level Hours Required overall: 12
Minimum GPA: 3.0