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The HCS Minors: Plant Protection Minor

HCS Plant Protection Minor Requirements

This program emphasizes both plant protection and plant production. Within the plant protection field of study, the student is exposed to a broad range of pest management subjects including entomology, plant pathology, and weed control. Within the production area the student may emphasize fruit production, crop production, ornamental horticulture, or natural resource management. Not open to AEPS majors.

Plant Protection Science Minor Coordinator: Dr. David Headrick, Bldg. 11, Rm. 235
Plant Protection Minor Contract (pdf)

Plant Protection Minor (2017-2019)

Course Units
Required Courses AEPS 120 Principles of Horticulture and Crop Science
4
AEPS 313 Agricultural Entomology 4
AEPS 321 Weed Biology and Management 4
AEPS 323 Plant Pathology 4
Approved
Electives:
Agricultural
Production

Select from the following:

AEPS 124 Plant Propagation (4)
AEPS 132 Pomology I (4)
AEPS 150 Forage Crops (4)
AEPS 190 California Vegetable Production (4)
AEPS 230 Environmental Horticulture (4)
AEPS 240 Commercial Seed Production (4)
AEPS 245 Horticultural Production Techniques (3)
AEPS 250 California Fruit Growing (4)
AEPS 260 Introduction to Vegetable Science (4)
AEPS 341 Cut Flower Production (4)
AEPS 355 Citrus and Avocado Fruti Production (4)
AEPS 445 Cropping Systems (4)
NR 141 Introduction to Forest Ecosystem Management (3)
NR 350 Urban Forestry (3)
WVIT 233 Basic Viticulture (4)

4
Approved
Electives:
Enterprise
Project

Select from the following:

AEPS 202 Fruit Enterprise Project (2)
AEPS 203 Organic Enterprise (2)
AEPS 204 Vegetable Enterprise Project (2)
AEPS 312 Environmental Horticulture Enterprise II (2)
WVIT 210 Viticultural Practices (2)

2
Approved
Electives:
Pest
Management

Select from the following:

AEPS 327 Vertebrate Pest Management (4)
AEPS 406 Advanced Weed Management (4)
AEPS 427 Disease and Pest Control Systems for Ornamental Plants (4)
AEPS 431 Insect Pest Management (4)
AEPS 441 Biological Control for Pest Management (4)
AEPS 414 Grape Pest Management (4)

8
TOTAL 30