University Park, College of Agricultural Sciences (M S T)
This interdisciplinary minor is designed to prepare students for a career in the mushroom industry. The minor offers practical work experience at the University's Mushroom Research Center and Mushroom Test Demonstration Facility.
Students are required to complete a minimum of 18 credits. The core of prescribed courses provides a foundation in the basic fundamentals of mushroom science and technology. Independent study courses may be selected by the student to emphasize various aspects of Agarics or specialty mushroom production. A period of internship or a field experience is required.
A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.
Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 18-19 credits
PRESCRIBED COURSES (13 credits)
AG 495(4), PPEM 405(3), PPEM 425(4), PPEM 496(2) (Sem: 5-8)
ADDITIONAL COURSES (2-3 credits)
Select 2-3 credits from AG 200A(2), AG 200B(2), MGMT 100(3) (Sem: 3-8)
SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (3 credits)
Select 3 credits at the 400 level from department list (Sem: 5-8)
 Students must select, in consultation with the Mushroom Science and Technology adviser, at least 2 credits of independent study courses with the University's Mushroom Research Center or Mushroom Test Demonstration Facility.
Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 2006
Blue Sheet Item #: 34-02-001
Review Date: 10/11/05