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College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Organic and Sustainable Crop Production
Hours: 15 credits

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

The Horticultural Sciences Department offers a minor in organic and sustainable agriculture. This interdisciplinary program encompasses organic and sustainable practices in horticulture and plant science, and requires a minimum of 15 credit hours. This minor is open to any student. For more information, please contact Melissa Webb at or call 352-392-4711 ext. 216.

Required Courses

AGR 4214 Alternative Cropping Systems3
HOS 3281C Organic and Sustainable Crop Production3

Select one course from each category

Crop Production
AGR 4268C Sustainable Agriculture Systems Analysis3
GEO 3427 Plants, Health and Spirituality3
HOS 4281C Advanced Organic and Sustainable Crop Production3
PLS 3221 and 3221L Plant Propagation and Laboratory3
VEC 2100 World Herbs and Vegetable3
VEC 3200 Organic Vegetable Gardening1
Pest Management
ENC 3030C Insect Field Biology3
PLP 3103C Control of Plant Diseases3
PLS 4601C Principles of Weed Science3
PMA 3010 Fundamentals of Pest Management3
PMA 4570C Field Techniques in IPM2
Resource Management
ALS 3133 Agricultural and Environmental Quality3
ALS 3153 Agricultural Ecology3
AOM 3732 Agricultural Water Management3
SOS 4231C Soil, Water and Land Use3
SOS 4233 Soil and Water Conservation3