Crop & Soil Management Minor

for the Minor in Crop and Soil Management


department website: https://cropsciences.illinois.edu/

department faculty: https://cropsciences.illinois.edu/people/faculty/


overview of college admissions & requirements: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

college website: https://aces.illinois.edu/


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. Courses in the minor cannot be taken Credit/No Credit. At least six hours of coursework for the minor should be advanced (300-level or 400-level courses) and must be distinct from credit earned for the student’s major or another minor.

CPSC 112Introduction to Crop Sciences4
CPSC 418Crop Growth and Management3
NRES 201Introductory Soils4
NRES 488Soil Fertility and Fertilizers3
Select one course from the following:3
Soil Nutrient Cycling
Pedology
Soil and Water Conservation
Environmental Microbiology
Select 3 hours from any CPSC, HORT, or PLPA course (excluding CPSC 393/HORT 393 & CPSC 395/HORT 395/PLPA 395).3
Total Hours20