General Requirements
Core Curriculum40-53
School of Agriculture Core11
Required Courses
SCSCI 2230Soils4
SCSCI 3200Pest Identification and Management3
SCSCI 3220Plant Development and Biotechnology4
SCSCI 3340Nutrient Management in Agriculture3
SCSCI 3350Soil Fertility and Fertilizers3
SCSCI 4340Plant Physiology3
SCSCI 4350Soil and Water Conservation3
BIOLOGY 1350General Botany5
CHEMSTRY 1050/1140Survey of General Chemistry5/4
Electives
Select 9 credits of the following:9
Turfgrass Management
Fruit and Vegetable Production
Undergraduate Research in Environmental Horticulture
Seed and Grain Crops
Soil Morphology and Classification
Special Problems in Soil Science
Special Problems in Crop Science
Plant Breeding
Weed Science
Forage Crops
Soil Physics
Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
Reclamation Revegetation
Emphasis
Select a 24-credit emphasis or minor from the following24
Total Credits112-125

Plant Breeding and Genetics Emphasis

Required Courses
SCSCI 4240Plant Breeding4
BIOLOGY 3330Genetics3
BIOLOGY 3530Biotechnology3
CHEMSTRY 1240General Chemistry4
Soil and Crop Science Electives
Select 9 credits of the following:9
Turfgrass Management
Fruit and Vegetable Production
Seed and Grain Crops
Soil Morphology and Classification
Special Problems in Crop Science
Weed Science
Forage Crops
Plant Breeding and Genetics Emphasis Electives
Select 11 credits of the following:11
Cell Biology
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Plant Pathology
Organic Chemistry Lecture
Organic Chemistry Laboratory
General Biochemistry
General Biochemistry Lab
Reclamation Revegetation
Science, Technology, and Ethics
Total Credits34

Comprehensive Soil and Crop Science Emphasis

Required Courses
SCSCI 3260Seed and Grain Crops3
SCSCI 3330Soil Morphology and Classification3
SCSCI 4250Weed Science3
SCSCI 4320Forage Crops3
Biology or Physical Science Electives
Select 11 credits of the following:7-9
Microbiology
Genetics
Ecology and Evolution
Morphology and Evolution of Vascular Plants
Plant Communities of Wisconsin
Plant Pathology
General Chemistry
Weather and Climate
Physical Geology
Principles of Physics
Introductory Physics I
Introductory Physics II
Comprehensive Electives
Select any agriculture courses approved by advisor.12-14
Total Credits31-35

International Emphasis

Required Courses
AGBUS 2330World Population, Food and Resources3
SCSCI 4580Soil and Crop Science Internship3
Select one of the following:3
Global Business
International Marketing
Special Problems
International Experience Course
Select one International Experience Course: 13-12
Study abroad experience
One-on-one exchange experience
Faculty-led international experience
Soil and Crop Science Electives
Select 9 credits of the following:9
Turfgrass Management
Fruit and Vegetable Production
Soil Morphology and Classification
Special Problems in Soil Science
Special Problems in Crop Science
Plant Breeding
Weed Science
Forage Crops
Soil Physics
Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
Reclamation Revegetation
International Electives
Students may select any international education course not already used to fulfill the general education international requirement and/or a foreign language course beyond second semester.3-12
Total Credits24-42
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Any international experience that is to be counted as credit(s) toward this emphasis must be agreed upon by the student and academic advisor prior to the experience. Of these 3-12 credits, at least three credits must have been agriculturally related or adequately related to the student’s major.