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Begin Date: Fall 1998
End Date: summer 2013

Plant Pathology Minor - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of Agricultural Sciences (PPATH)

This interdisciplinary minor in Plant Pathology is designed to aid student preparation for employment in agricultural and horticultural sciences requiring knowledge of plant health and to prepare students for graduate studies in fields of plant biology. This minor may be designed to supplement majors in any field of the biological sciences.

Plant Pathology is a science concerned with understanding the causes of plant diseases and the utilization of this knowledge for the development of ecologically sound and sustainable control strategies. Students completing this minor will gain knowledge of microbe-plant interactions, molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis and genetic resistance, abiotic stresses, and environmental factors influencing control of plant disease.

The minor in Plant Pathology requires 19 credits in approved courses in addition to the major requirements of the student's choice.

Students must receive a grade of C or better in all courses required for the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 19 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (3 credits)
PPEM 405(3) (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (13 credits)
Select a minimum of 10 credits from the following:
BIOL 230W GN(4) (Sem: 3-4)
PPATH 318(4) (Sem: 3-8)
E R M 430(3), PPEM 416(2 or 4), PPEM 417(3), PPEM 419(2) (Sem: 5-8)
Select a minimum of 3 credits from PPATH 400(2) or PPEM 496(1-3) (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (3 credits)
Select 3 credits from department list, with approval of Minor Adviser (Sem: 5-8)

 

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1998

Blue Sheet Item #: 26-04-002

Review Date: 3/31/00

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