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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Plant Sciences Minor

Studies are possible across a wide variety of crop commodities, including fruits, vegetables, weeds, cereals, grains, turfgrass, ornamental plants, and public horticulture. Students gain an understanding of the challenges related to plant protection, molecular biology, breeding, genetics, biotechnology, physiology, ecology, culture, and management.

Campus Code

Knoxville Campus

Credit Hours Required

9 graduate credit hours

Required Courses

9 credit hours of course work in the Plant Sciences (PLSC) with at least 6 credit hours in 500-level courses and above (excluding PLSC 500 , PLSC 501 , PLSC 502 , PLSC 503 , PLSC 561 , PLSC 571  or ANSC 571 , PLSC 592 , PLSC 593 , PLSC 600  and PLSC 602 )

Non-Course Requirements

The student’s graduate committee must include a member of the faculty from the Plant Sciences department who will be responsible for designating courses required for the minor.