MS Agriculture, Specialization in Plant Protection 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 599Thesis in Plant Protection Science9
STAT 511Statistical Methods4
STAT 513Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models4
Select from the following:8
Advanced Weed Management
Disease and Pest Control Systems for Ornamental Plants
Insect Pest Management
Biological Control for Pest Management
Approved Electives
Any 400 and 500 level courses approved by the graduate committee 110
Total units45