Interested in conserving and restoring soil resources? The minor in Soil Resources and Conservation provides students the opportunity to complement their major by gaining the knowledge and tools to help conserve this most precious resource. Soil erosion and degradation are one of the most serious environmental challenges. At the same time, opportunities to reverse degradation and restore soils while sequestering carbon have never been greater.
Effective Fall 2012
Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.
Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.
|SOCR 240||Introductory Soil Science||4|
|BZ 440||Plant Physiology||3|
|Select six credits from the following:||6|
|Forage and Pasture Management|
|Irrigation of Field Crops|
|SOCR 350||Soil Fertility Management||3|
|SOCR 351||Soil Fertility Laboratory||1|
|SOCR 421||Crop and Soil Management Systems II||4|
|Select one of the following groups:||3-4|
|Soil and Environmental Chemistry|
|Soil Physics Laboratory|
|Program Total Credits:||32-33|