Crop and Soil Sciences – Turfgrass Option

BIOL 1020 Principles of Biology
   & BIOL 1021 Principles of Biology Laboratory
4BIOL 1030 Organismal Biology
   & BIOL 1031 Organismal Biology Laboratory
4ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
CHEM 1030 Fundamentals Chemistry I
   & CHEM 1031 Fundamental Chemistry I Laboratory
4CSES 2040 Basic Soil Science4FLSP 1010 Elementary Spanish I4
CSES 1000 Basic Crop Science4CHEM 1040 Fundamental Chemistry II
   & CHEM 1041 Fundamental Chemistry II Laboratory
4Free Electives23
MATH 1130 Pre-Calculus Trigonometry3ENGL 1100 English Composition I3Core History I3
 15 15 13
Core Humanities (Literature)3Core Social Science43
CSES 3150 Turfgrass Management4HORT 3000 Growth and Development of Horticultural Plants or BIOL 3100 Plant Biology3-4
CSES 3120 Principles of Weed Science4CHEM 2030 Survey of Organic Chemistry3
CSES 3200 Applied Turf Management3Core History II3
 ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics3
 14 15-16
Core Humanities (Other)33CSES 3920 Internship3
CSES 5000 Soils & Environmental Quality3 
PLPA 3000 General Plant Pathology4 
BSEN 3560 Turf Systems Irrigation Design3 
Core Humanities (Other)33 
 16 3
Plant/Soil Science Elective54Plant/Soil Science Elective53
ACCT 2810 Fundamentals Of Accounting3CSES 4950 Senior Seminar2
ENTM 4020 Economic Entomology4CSES 5020 Nutrient Management3
Core Humanities (Fine Arts)3CSES 5160 Advanced Turfgrass Management3
STAT 2510 Statistics for Biological and Health Sciences3CSES 5180 Sports Turf Management3
 UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
 17 14
Total Hours: 122-123

Courses in boldface type are major courses and require a 2.0 minimum GPA for graduation.


Six credits of advanced ROTC can be substituted for free electives and 3 credits of required courses not in the required Core or Major (boldface courses).


Select COMM 1000 and one additional course from the Other Humanities Choices section of the Core Curriculum.  PHIL 1020 is suggested.


Select one course from the Other Social Sciences section of the Core Curriculum (Examples include: ANTH 1000, GEOG 1010, PSYC 2010, SOCY 1000, UNIV 2720 or honors equivalent).


Plant/Soils Electives (subsitutions to this list must be approved by advisor and be at or above 3000-level):
HORT 3210 Small Trees, Shrubs and Vines
HORT 3220 Arboriculture
HORT 5210 Landscape Bidding, Installation and Maintenance
HORT 3280 Landscape Construction

CSES 5030 Advanced Crop Science

CSES 5500 Forage Production and Utilization

CSES 5000 Soils & Environmental Quality

CSES 5150 Soil Morphology

CSES 5080 Soil Resources and Conservation