To gain a fundamental understanding of the historical development and scientific principles underlying crop domestication and utilization, and how they impact current and future development and utilization of selected grain, oilseed, and fiber crops. Prereq: 2201, 2201E, 2202, or 2202E, and Biology 1101, 1113, or 1113H. Not open to students with credit for 411.
Plant Biosciences Specialization
Special studies in the field of horticulture and crop science. Prereq: CPHR 2.50 or above, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 3 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.
Conducting and reporting research with distinction. Students are expected to present at the CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum and the Denman University Undergraduate Research Forum. Prereq: CPHR 3.00 or above, and GPA 3.00 or above in major, and permission of project supervisor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.
The course is designed to provide students with the principles based in ecology and plant physiology to manage intensively managed turfgrass systems in a holistic framework. Through the understanding of ecological principles that apply to turfgrass and the understanding of how turfgrass plants grow, the student will be able to develop management practices based on sound scientific grounds. Prereq: 3470 or 3475.
Examine a variety of open source and Web 2.0 communication technologies applicable to turf, landscape and other professionals. Identify issues related to authoring, delivering, and integrating applications into a professional social network. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 560.
A study of plant transmission and functional genetics and their role in crop improvement. Prereq: 2200 (200) or 2201 or 2202 or 300 or MolGen 3300 (PlntBio 300); and Chem 1110 (101) or 1210 (121); and Biology 1101 (101) or 1113 (113), or MolGen 1101 (PlntBio 101). Not open to students with credit for 325.
Special studies in the field of horticulture and crop science. Prereq: GPA 2.50 or above, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 3 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.
Gives students an overview of the variety of internships available as well as their importance in career selection. Students will rate their internships on their educational value and help comprehend post graduation HCS career options. Prereq or concur: FAES 3191, enrollment in Sustainable Plant Systems major, and permission of instructor.
Introduction to greenhouse systems, structural designs, controlled environment technologies, and management practices to commercially grow ornamental and vegetable crops under a controlled environment. Prereq: 2200, 2201, or 2202. Not open to students with credit for 5521.
Participation in structured co-curricular programs leading to professional development. Prereq: GPA 2.00 or above, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 3 cr hrs. This course is graded S/U.