MS Agriculture, Specialization in Crop Science

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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
ESCI 501Research Planning4
PLSC 575Applied Systematics for Agriculture4
PLSC 596Thesis in Crop Science9
or PLSC 598 Thesis in Fruit Science
STAT 511Statistical Methods4
STAT 513Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models4
Select from the following:8
Crop Physiology
Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops
Cropping Systems
Selected Advanced Topics
Selected Advanced Topics
Approved Electives
Any 400 and 500 level courses, approved by the student's graduate committee 110
Total units45