MS Agriculture, Specialization in BioResource and Agricultural Systems

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Program Learning Objectives

  1. Demonstrate expertise in their respective discipline.
  2. Develop, test or select the appropriate technology in their respective discipline.
  3. Demonstrate effective communication skills.
  4. Formulate decisions utilizing professional ethics.
  5. Value the diversity of people and ideas.
  6. Investigate problems using critical thinking and derive appropriate solutions.
Required Courses
AG 581Graduate Seminar2
BRAE 599Thesis in BioResource and Agricultural Engineering9
ESCI 501Research Planning4
STAT 511Statistical Methods4
STAT 513Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models4
Approved Elective Options 122
Students may be required to take undergraduate level prerequisites for selected electives. The final elective approval is at the discretion of the students' graduate committee
Agricultural Systems Management I
Agricultural Systems Management II
Agricultural and Food Processing Waste Management
Agricultural Irrigation Systems
Water Wells and Pumps
Environmental Law
Water Resource Law and Policy
Environmental Impact Analysis and Management
Watershed Assessment and Protection
Senior Project - Ecosystem Management
Renewable Energy
Sustainable Electric Energy Conversion
Polymer Electronics Laboratory
Advanced Solar-Photovoltaic Systems Design
Sustainable Environmental Engineering
California Production Agriculture and Food Systems
Agricultural Buildings
Quality Engineering
Packaging Machinery and Processes
Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops
Precision Agriculture
Advanced Surveying with GIS Applications
Advanced Agricultural Mechanics
Applied GIS
Advanced Weed Management
Crop Physiology
Cropping Systems
Digital Soil Mapping
Automation and Mechanization
Computer Controls for Agriculture
Automation of Industrial Systems
Any 400 and 500 level courses approved by the student’s graduate committee 1
Total units45