The Associate in Science in Agriculture Plant Science degree for Transfer is designed to provide students a clear pathway to the CSU agriculture plant science major and completion of the agriculture plant science baccalaureate degree, to grant guaranteed admission to a CSU to a similar major, with junior standing, and the ability to complete their remaining requirements within 60 semester or 90 quarter units.
This program is designed for the plant science student who is interested in transferring to a CSU after graduation. The student may emphasize either the horticultural or crop production aspects of plant science including studies of soils, plant propagation, plant identification, plant pest control, and irrigation.
A minimum of 18 semester units in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.
Environmental Horticultural Science, Plant Science, Horticultural Science, Ornamental Horticulture, Landscaping and Groundskeeping, Turf and Turfgrass Management, Viticulture and Enology, Plant Nursery Operations and Management, Greenhouse Operations and Management, Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding.
Upon successful completion, the student will:
Ag Business Consultant, Arborist, Botanist/Plant Biologist, Floriculturist / Flower Grower, Floral Designer / Florist, Forester, Greenhouse Grower / Manager, Landscape Designer or Garden Consultant, Sports Turf Superintendent, Tree Technician, Urban Forester, Farm Managers.
The completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including the following:
Total Units: 26
|SOIL B1||Introduction to Soil Science||3.0|
|CHEM B2A||Introductory to General Chemistry||4.0|
|AGBS B2||Agricultural Economics||3.0|
|MATH B22||Elementary Probability and Statistics||4.0|
|CRPS B5||Introduction to Plant Science||3.0|
|ORNH B4||Plant Propagation||3.0|
|ORNH B6||Ornamental Plant Identification-Ground Covers, Vines, and Dwarf Shrubs||3.0|
|ORNH B7||Ornamental Plant Identification-Large Shrubs, Small Trees, Large Trees, and Palms||3.0|
|MCAG B10||Farm Power Operations||3.0|
|CRPS B2||Forage Crops||3.0|
|CRPS B4||Vegetable Production||3.0|
|ORNH B3||Landscape Installation and Maintenance||3.0|
|Units in Major||26.0|
|CSU GE Breadth||39.0|
|Possible double counting of GE's||13.0|
|Electives (CSU Transferrable)||8.0|