Plant Protection Minor

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The HCS Minors: Plant Protection

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 (2019-2020)

  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/BOT 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 341 Cut Flower Production (4)
AEPS 355 Citrus and Avocado Fruit Production (4)
AEPS 445 Cropping Systems (4)
NR 141 Introduction to Forest Ecosystem Management (3)
NR 260 Forest Practices and Environmental Protection (3)
NR 350 Urban Forestry (3)
WVIT 233 Basic Viticulture (4)
 
4
Approved
Electives:
Enterprise
Related
Course

Select from the following:

AEPS 203 Organic Enterprise (2)
AEPS 205 Orchard and Vegetable Enterprise Project (2)
AEPS 312 Environmental Horticulture Enterprise II (2)
AEPS 333 Greenhouse Vegetable Production (2)
 
2
Approved
Electives:
Pest
Management

Select from the following:

AEPS 327 Vertebrate Pest Management (4)
AEPS 406 Advanced Weed Management (4)
AEPS/WVIT 414 Grape Pest 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)
8
  TOTAL 30

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