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Soil Science  Minor

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College of Agricultural Sciences|Crop and Soil Science





To earn the Soil Science minor, students must complete the courses listed below to total 27 credits.

Soil Core

SOIL 205. *Soil Science (4) [Becomes 3 credits winter 2015]
   or CSS 305. Principles of Soil Science (4) and CSS 306. Problem Solving: Soil Science Applications (1) [CSS taught at EOU La Grande campus only.]
CROP/SOIL 325. ^Agricultural and Environmental Predicaments: a Case Study Approach (3)
   or SOIL 316. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems (4)
   or CSS 315. ^Nutrient Management and Cycling (4) [Taught at EOU La Grande campus only.]

Biological and Physical Sciences

Select 4 credits of biological science upper-division elective(s) in BB, BI, BOT, ENT, FES 240, FES 241, MB or Z
Select 5 credits of physical science upper-division elective(s) in ATS, CH, GEO, GPH, OC, or PH

Soil Electives

Select a minimum of 9–11 credits from below:
BOT 547. Nutrient Cycling (3)
CROP/SOIL 325. ^Agricultural and Environmental Predicaments: a Case Study Approach (3)
SOIL 316. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems (4)
SOIL 366. Ecosystems of Wildland Soils (3)
SOIL 395. *World Soil Resources (3)
SOIL 435. Environmental Soil Physics (3)
SOIL 445. Environmental Soil Chemistry (3)
SOIL 455. Biology of Soil Ecosystems (4)
SOIL 466. Soil Morphology and Classification (4)
SOIL 468. Soil Landscape Analysis (4)
SOIL 475. Soil Resource Potentials (4)
SOIL 523. Principles of Stable Isotopes (3)
SOIL 525. Mineral-Organic Matter Interactions (3)
SOIL 536. Vadose Zone Hydrology Laboratory (1)
   or a CSS, CROP or SOIL course approved by the advisor.

Total=27


Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)

Minor Code: 160


 
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