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The HCS Minors: Crop Science

HCS Crop Science Minor Requirements

Designed for students majoring in related academic disciplines who desire careers in crop production or its associated industries. The minor offers a broad-based knowledge of the science and technology of agronomy and vegetable production, especially as practiced in California. Not open to AEPS majors concentrating in Fruit and Crop Science or Plant Protection Science.

Crop Science Minor Coordinator: Dr. Wyatt Brown, Bldg. 11, Rm. 232
Crop Science Minor Contract (PDF)

Crop Science Minor (2017-2019)

Course Units
Required Courses AEPS 120 Principles of Horticulture and Crop Science 4
AEPS 190 California Vegetable Production 4
AEPS 203 Organic Enterprise
or AEPS 204 Vegetable Enterprise Project
AEPS 244 Precision Farming 4
BRAE 340 Irrigation Water Management 4
Approved Electives Select any three courses from the following:

AEPS 304 Introduction to Plant Breeding
AEPS 313 Agricultural Entomology
AEPS/AG 315 Organic Crop Production
AEPS 321 Weed Biology and Management
AEPS 333 Greenhouse Vegetable Production
AEPS 421 Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops
AEPS 445 Cropping Systems