Soil Science Minor

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

Soil Core
Select either:3-4
SOIL SCIENCE
PRINCIPLES OF SOIL SCIENCE
and PROBLEM SOLVING: SOIL SCIENCE APPLICATIONS
SOIL 316NUTRIENT CYCLING IN AGROECOSYSTEMS4
or CSS 315 ^NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT AND CYCLING
Biological and Physical Sciences
Select 4 credits of the following:4
Biological science upper-division elective(s) in BB, BI, BOT, ENT, MB, or Z
Select 5 credits from the following:5
Physical science upper-division electives in ATS, CH, GEO, GPH, OC, or PH5
Soil Electives
Select a minimum of 9-11 credits from below:9-11
NUTRIENT CYCLING
NUTRIENT CYCLING IN AGROECOSYSTEMS
ECOSYSTEMS OF WILDLAND SOILS
*WORLD SOIL RESOURCES
ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL PHYSICS
ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL CHEMISTRY
BIOLOGY OF SOIL ECOSYSTEMS
SOIL MORPHOLOGY AND CLASSIFICATION
SOIL LANDSCAPE ANALYSIS
SOIL RESOURCE POTENTIALS
PRINCIPLES OF STABLE ISOTOPES
MINERAL-ORGANIC MATTER INTERACTIONS
VADOSE ZONE HYDROLOGY LABORATORY
CSS, CROP, or SOIL course approved by the advisor
Total Hours30-33

Minor Code: 160