Plant Science (AS-T Degree S0420)
Natural Science Division
Plant Science includes topics such as propagation, plant production practices, nursery operations, soil science, plant pest and disease control, and landscape management. The Associate in Science in Plant Science for Transfer prepares students with the foundational knowledge necessary to pursue post-secondary degrees in Plant Science and careers within a variety of specializations in the field. The Associate in Science in Plant Science for Transfer is designed to assist students in seamlessly transferring to a CSU major in Plant Science.
To earn an Associate in Science in Plant Science for Transfer, a student must complete a minimum of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the CSU system that consist of the IGETC pattern or CSU GE breadth and a major of at least 18 units more. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework to receive an associate degree for transfer and all courses in the major must be completed with a C or better. Students earning an associate degree for transfer will not be required to complete any other local graduation requirements.
|Course Prefix||Course Name||Units|
|AGOR 50||Soil Science and Management||3|
|CHEM 50||General Chemistry I||5|
|or CHEM 50H||General Chemistry I - Honors|
|BUSC 1B||Principles of Economics - Microeconomics||3|
|or BUSC 1BH||Principles of Economics - Microeconomics - Honors|
|MATH 110||Elementary Statistics||3|
|or MATH 110H||Elementary Statistics - Honors|
|AGOR 1||Horticultural Science||3|
|Choose one course from the following:||3|
|Plant Propagation/Greenhouse Management|
|Ornamental Plants - Herbaceous|
|Ornamental Plants - Trees and Woody Shrubs|
|Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations|
|Select any course not already used above, or none or one course from the following list:||0-3|
|Food Production, Land Use, and Politics - A Global Perspective|
|Landscaping and Nursery Management|
|Landscape Hardscape Applications|
|Total Units for the Major||20-23|
|CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern 1||39-42|
Course may be double-counted with either CSU-GE or IGETC.
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