This program provides instruction in the planting, growing, harvesting, and marketing of field, forage, and vegetable crops as well as irrigated and range pasture crops. See also Environmental Horticulture.
Career opportunities in Crop Science include farm management, agricultural pest control, fertilizer sales and application, soil laboratory technician, irrigation equipment supply and sales. and agricultural research technician.
To Achieve the Associate in Science
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded a Plant Science Associate in Science.
To Transfer Coursework
A minimum of 28 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.
|Course Number||Course Title||Units|
|AGBS B2||Agricultural Economics||3.0|
|SOIL B1||Introduction to Soil Science||3.0|
|AGRI B1||Agriculture, Environment and Society||3.0|
|CRPS B10||Plant Biology||4.0|
|ORNH B4||Plant Propagation||3.0|
|CRPS B3||Integrated Pest Management||3.0|
|CRPS B1||Principles of Crop Production||3.0|
|CRPS B2||Forage Crops||3.0|
|CRPS B4||Vegetable Production||3.0|
**The courses and unit values on this page are representative of the typical values and courses required by this program. They are taken from the most current catalog, and therefore may not be accurate for the degree or certificate requirements for some students, depending on your year of catalog rights. Please refer to your appropriate catalog or see a counselor for accurate degree requirements.
Upon successful completion, the student will: