BS in Turfgrass Science and Management -- Penn State World Campus Recommended Academic Plan

120 Credits

Stage 1‐‐Build Foundations

ENGL 015 ‐ Rhetoric and Composition (GWS)

ENGL 015

3
CHEM 101 ‐ Introductory Chemistry (GN)Notes for: CHEM 101

CHEM 101

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CHEM 110 ‐ Introductory Chemistry (GN)Notes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
MATH 021 ‐ College Algebra (GQ)Notes for: MATH 021

MATH 021

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Arts (GA)
3
General Humanities (GH)
3
Total credits 15

Stage 2‐‐Build Foundations

BIOL 011 ‐ Introductory Biology I(GN)Notes for: BIOL 011

BIOL 011

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 202 ‐ Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 202

CHEM 202

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
METEO 003 ‐ Intro Meteorology (GN)Notes for: METEO 003

METEO 003

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or METEO 101 ‐ Intro Weather Forecasting (GN)

METEO 101

3
General Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
General Health and Activity (GHA)
3
Total credits 15

Stage 3‐‐Formulate Understanding

TURF 230 ‐ Turfgrass PesticidesNotes for: TURF 230

TURF 230

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
TURF 235 ‐ The TurfgrassNotes for: TURF 235

TURF 235

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
SOILS 101 ‐ Introductory SoilsNotes for: SOILS 101

SOILS 101

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CMPSC 101 -- Introduction to C++ Programming (GQ)Notes for: CMPSC 101

CMPSC 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CMPSC 203 -- Introduction to Spreadsheets and Databases (GQ)

CMPSC 203

or STAT 200 -- Elementary Statistics (GQ)Notes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
BIOL 120A ‐ Plants and PeopleNotes for: BIOL 120A

BIOL 120A

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or BIOL 127 ‐ Introduction to Plant Biology

BIOL 127

3
Total credits 13-14

Stage 4‐‐FormulateUnderstanding

ENT 317 ‐ Turfgrass Insect Pest ManagementNotes for: ENT 317

ENT 317

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course (Professional Management)
3
Supporting Course (Professional Agriculture)
3
General Arts (GA)
3
General Humanities (GH)
3
Total credits 15

Stage 5‐‐Generate Expertise

TURF 238 ‐ Turf and Ornamental Weed ControlNotes for: TURF 238

TURF 238

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
TURF 434 ‐ Turfgrass EdaphologyNotes for: TURF 434

TURF 434

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course (Professional Agriculture)
3
General Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
CAS 100 ‐ Effective Speech (GWS)

CAS 100

3
Total credits 15

Stage 6‐‐Generate Expertise

TURF 435 ‐ Turfgrass NutritionNotes for: TURF 435

TURF 435

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
TURF 495 ‐ InternshipNotes for: TURF 495

TURF 495

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
A SM 307 ‐ Golf Course Irrigation and Drainage

A SM 307

3
Supporting Course (Professional Management)
3
Supporting Course (Professional Management)
3
Total credits 16

Stage 7‐‐Achieve YourGoals

PPEM 412 ‐ Turfgrass Disease ManagementNotes for: PPEM 412

PPEM 412

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
TURF 425 ‐ Turfgrass Cultural SystemsNotes for: TURF 425

TURF 425

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
TURF 490 ‐ ColloquiumNotes for: TURF 490

TURF 490

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
ENGL 202C ‐ Effective Writing (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202D ‐ Effective Writing (GWS)Notes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Supporting Course (Professional Agriculture)
3
Elective
2-3
Total credits 15-16

Stage 8‐‐Achieve Your Goals

TURF 436W ‐ Turfgrass Management SystemsNotes for: TURF 436W

TURF 436W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course (Professional Agriculture)
3
Supporting Course (Professional Management)
3
Supporting Course (Professional Management)
3
Elective
3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

This is just a planning tool. You should always refer to your degree audit in Elion as your official university document for degree requirements.

 

GWS, GQ, GN,GA, GH, GS, and GHA are codes used to identify different categories of general education requirements.
US, IL, and US/IL are codes used to identify courses that satisfy US and/orinternational cultures requirements.
W is the code for courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum Requirements.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

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