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2023-2024 University Catalog 
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Agriculture, M.S. - Plant Science Subplan/Option: 30 units

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Offered by: Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture, Plant Science Department

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.

The Master of Science degree program in Agriculture-Plant Science Subplan/Option prepares students with an enhanced understanding of applied research, innovative technologies, and environmental sustainability in a specialized area of Plant Science.  Students and their advisors decide on a program of study through major coursework, electives, and opportunities available through the advisor’s program and numerous partnerships between the Plant Science Department and related commercial industries, government agencies, university collaborations, and community organizations. Students complete a research-based experiment culminating in oral and written presentation of the Master’s thesis.

Subplan/Option Electives: 10 units

Electives include graduate-level courses to be determined with student’s advisor. Suggested courses include:


Additional 4000-level courses and above from Plant Science or other majors may be included as electives. A minimum of 18 units of 5000 and 6000-level courses must be completed for the Master of Science degree program in Agriculture - Plant Science Subplan/Option.

Culminating Experience: 1 unit

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