Offered by: Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture, Plant Science Department
The Plant Science curriculum focuses on environmental sustainability, responsible use of water, land, and other natural resources, and incorporates economic profitability components required to keep farms and plant science businesses thriving. The degree program includes all college courses required to meet the California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s Agricultural Pest Control Adviser (PCA) minimum education requirements for professional licensure. Graduates enter a wide array of careers in the horticultural, landscape, agronomic, specialty crop fruit and vegetable industries, golf course and sports turfgrass management, government, research and development, consulting, and postbaccalaureate education.
The curriculum matrix for the degree program may be found here. The curriculum matrix is the alignment of courses (curriculum) with the desired goals and student learning outcomes of the program. It shows what is taught and how these outcomes are achieved through the completion of the degree program.