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The HCS Minors: Fruit Science

HCS Fruit Science Minor Minor Requirements

The minor is designed for students majoring in related academic disciplines who desire to seek careers in fruit production or its associated industries. The minor offers a broad-based knowledge of the science and technology of fruit and nut production. Not open to AEPS majors concentrating in Fruit and Crop Science or Plant Protection Science.

Fruit Science Minor Coordinator: Dr. Lauren Garner, Bldg. 11, Rm. 237
Fruit Science Minor Contract (PDF)

Fruit Science Minor (2017-2019)

Course Units
Required Courses AEPS 120 Principles of Horticulture and Crop Science 4
AEPS 132 Pomology I
or AEPS 250 California Fruit Growing
4
AEPS 133 Pomology II
or WVIT 233 Basic Viticulture
4
AEPS 202 Fruit Enterprise Project 2
AEPS 355 Citrus and Avocado Fruit Production 4
Approved electives
AEPS 313 Agricultural Entomology (4)
AEPS 321 Weed Biology and Management (4)
AEPS 327 Vertebrate Pest Management (4)
AEPS 329 Plants, Food, and Biotechnology (4)
AEPS 421 Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops (4)
AEPS 445 Cropping Systems (4)
BRAE 340 Irrigation Water Management (4)
WVIT 331 Advanced Viticulture - Fall (4)
or WVIT 332 Advanced Viticulture - Winter (4)
or WVIT 333 Advanced Viticulture - Spring (4)

12
TOTAL 30