Minor in Crop and Soil Management

The Crop and Soil Management minor is designed for students who desire a significant background in crop and soil systems to support study and practice of their major field. Selection of additional courses beyond the core will depend on the student's major and interests. Enrollment in the Crop and Soil Management minor is not available to students enrolled in the Crop Sciences major. Courses in the minor cannot be taken Credit/No Credit.

Crop and Soil Management Minor Required Courses
CPSC 112Introduction to Crop Sciences4
CPSC 418Crop Growth and Management3
NRES 201Introductory Soils4
NRES 488Soil Fertility and Fertilizers3
Select one of the following:3-4
The Global Food Production Web
Introduction to Weed Science
Biotechnology in Agriculture
Applied Entomology
Plant Genetics
Principles of Crop Advising
Forage Crops and Pasture Eco
Bioenergy Crops
Principles of Agroecology
Principles of Plant Breeding
Plants, Pathogens, and People
Introductory Plant Pathology
Select one of the following:3-4
The Global Food Production Web
Introduction to Weed Science
Biotechnology in Agriculture
Applied Entomology
Plant Genetics
Principles of Crop Advising
Forage Crops and Pasture Eco
Bioenergy Crops
Principles of Agroecology
Principles of Plant Breeding
Plants, Pathogens, and People
Introductory Plant Pathology
Soil Nutrient Cycling
Pedology
Soil and Water Conservation
Environmental Microbiology
Total Hours20-22