Recommended Academic Plan for Plant Sciences/Plant Genetics and Biotechnology Option (PLANT/PLGBT) at University Park

Effective Date: Summer 2015

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
BIOL 110 (GN) Biology: Basic Concepts and BiodiversityNotes for: BIOL 110

BIOL 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
2
or ENGL 030 (GWS) Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshman at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H Rhetoric and Civic Life in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 Honors Freshman Composition and CAS 100 Effective Speech. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
3
MATH 022 (GQ) College Algebra II and Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 022

MATH 022

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 026 (GQ) Plane TrigonometryNotes for: MATH 026

MATH 026

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 040 (GQ) Algebra, Trigonometry, and Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 040

MATH 040

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 041 (GQ) Trigonometry and Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 041

MATH 041

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 110 (GQ) Techniques of Calculus INotes for: MATH 110

MATH 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry INotes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 140B (GQ) Calculus and Biology INotes for: MATH 140B

MATH 140B

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-5
AGRO 028 Principles of Crop ManagementNotes for: AGRO 028

AGRO 028

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or HORT 101 (GN) Horticultural StudiesNotes for: HORT 101

HORT 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 15-17

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles INotes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 111 (GN) Experimental Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 111

CHEM 111

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
SOILS 101 (GN) Introductory Soil ScienceNotes 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
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

Students must take one course with a US and one course with an IL designation. These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GH, GS and GA courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.
3
Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

Students must take one course with a US and one course with an IL designation. These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GH, GS and GA courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.
3
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
CHEM 112 (GN) Chemical Principles IINotes for: CHEM 112

CHEM 112

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
AG BM 101 (GS) Economic Principles of Agribusiness Decision MakingNotes for: AG BM 101

AG BM 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 014 (GS) Principles of EconomicsNotes for: ECON 014

ECON 014

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 102 (GS) Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 104 (GS) Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
PHYS 250 (GN) Introductory Physics I Notes for: PHYS 250

PHYS 250

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
BIOL 127 (GN) Introduction to Plant BiologyNotes for: BIOL 127

BIOL 127

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
3
Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry SelectionNotes for: Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Selection

Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Selection

Select 4-6 credits from: BIOL 230W (GN) (4) Biology: Molecules and Cells; BIOL 240W (GN) (4) Biology: Function and Development of Organisms; B M B 211 (3) Elementary Biochemistry AND B M B 212 (1) Elementary Biochemistry Laboratory; MICRB 201 (3) Introductory Microbiology AND MICRB 202 (2) Introductory Microbiology Laboratory; MICRB 251 (B M B 251) (3) Molecular and Cell Biology I AND MICRB 252 (3) Molecular and Cell Biology II
4-6
STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 240 (GQ) Introduction to BiometryNotes for: STAT 240

STAT 240

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 250 (GQ) Introduction to BiostatisticsNotes for: STAT 250

STAT 250

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
Arts (GA)Notes for: Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

Students must take one course with a US and one course with an IL designation. These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GH, GS and GA courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.
3
1.5
Total credits 14.5-17.5

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
AGECO 457 Principles of Integrated Pest Management Notes for: AGECO 457

AGECO 457

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Production SelectionNotes for: Production Selection

Production Selection

Select 3 credits from: AGRO 423 (3)-Forage Crop Management, AGRO 425 (3)-Field Crop Management , HORT 202 (3)-Plant Propagation, HORT 315 (3)-Environmental Effects on Horticultural Crops, HORT 431 (3)-Small Fruit Culture, HORT 432 (3)-Deciduous Tree Fruits, HORT 433 (3)-Vegetable Crops, HORT 450 (3)-Greenhouse Management, or SOILS 418/AGECO418/AN SC 418 (3)-Nutrient Management in Ag.Systems
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)Notes for: Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Students must take one course with a US and one course with an IL designation. These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GH, GS and GA courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.
3
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
4
3
ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical Writing

ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical Writing

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

ENGL 202D (GWS) Effective Writing: Business Writing

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
2
1
Elective
3
Total credits 16

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
PPEM 405 Microbe-Plant Interactions: Plant Disease and Biological Control Notes for: PPEM 405

PPEM 405

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
2
Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics SelectionNotes for: Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics Selection

Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics Selection

Select 3-4 credits from: BIOL 412 (3)-Ecology of Infectious Diseases, BIOL 414 (3)-Taxonomy of seed Plants, BIOL 427 (3)-Evolution, BIOL 428 (3)-Population Genetics, BIOL 436 (3)-Population Ecology and Global Climate Change, BIOL 448 (3)-Ecology of Plant Reproduction, ENT/VB SC 402W(3)-Biology of Animal Parasites, ENT 420 (3)-Introduction to Population Dynamics, HORT 445 (3)-Plant Ecology, or PPEM 425 (4) -Biology of Fungi
3-4
1
Plant Genetics and Biotechnology SelectionNotes for: Plant Genetics and Biotechnology Selection

Plant Genetics and Biotechnology Selection

Select 2-3 credits from: BIOL 439 (3)-Population Ecology and Global Climate Change, IBIOS 571 (2) –Current Issues in Biotechnology, BIOTC 479 (3) – Methods in Biofermentation, HORT 497B (3) – Current Topics in Plant Breeding, IBIOS 593 (3)-Molecular Biology Lab
3
Humanities (GH)Notes for: Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

Students must take one course with a US and one course with an IL designation. These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GH, GS and GA courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.
3
Total credits 14-16

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
PLANT 461 Emerging Issues in Plant SciencesNotes for: PLANT 461

PLANT 461

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Plant Science SelectionNotes for: General Plant Science Selection

General Plant Science Selection

Select 3-4 credits from BIOL 407 (3)-Plant Developmental Anatomy, BIOL 424 (3)-Seeds of Change: The Uses of Plants, BIOL 441 (3)-Plant Physiology, HORT 402W (3)-Plant Nutrition, HORT 412W (3)-Post-Harvest Physiology, HORT 420-Plant Growth Regulators, PPEM 417 (3)-Phytobacteriology or PPEM/ERM 430-Air Pollution Impacts to Terrestrial Ecosystems, IBIOS 591 (1) – Ethics in the Life Sciences
3-4
Plant Microbiology and Entomology SelectionNotes for: Plant Microbiology and Entomology Selection

Plant Microbiology and Entomology Selection

Select 3-4 credits from ENT 402W (3)-Biology of Animal Parasites, ENT 410 (3)-Insect Structure and Function, PPEM 416 (3)-Plant Virology: Molecules to Populations, or PPEM 425 (4)-Biology of Fungi
3
3
1.5
Total credits 13.5-14.5

Additional Notes

Students must take one course with a US designation and one course with an IL designation.  These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GA, GH, and GS courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.

Legend

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

Footnotes

ENGL 030
Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshman at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H Rhetoric and Civic Life in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 Honors Freshman Composition and CAS 100 Effective Speech. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T Rhetoric and Civic Life II satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.
Arts (GA)
Students must take one course with a US and one course with an IL designation. These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GH, GS and GA courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.
Humanities (GH)
Students must take one course with a US and one course with an IL designation. These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GH, GS and GA courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.
Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Selection
Select 4-6 credits from: BIOL 230W (GN) (4) Biology: Molecules and Cells; BIOL 240W (GN) (4) Biology: Function and Development of Organisms; B M B 211 (3) Elementary Biochemistry AND B M B 212 (1) Elementary Biochemistry Laboratory; MICRB 201 (3) Introductory Microbiology AND MICRB 202 (2) Introductory Microbiology Laboratory; MICRB 251 (B M B 251) (3) Molecular and Cell Biology I AND MICRB 252 (3) Molecular and Cell Biology II
Arts (GA)
Students must take one course with a US and one course with an IL designation. These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GH, GS and GA courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.
Production Selection
Select 3 credits from: AGRO 423 (3)-Forage Crop Management, AGRO 425 (3)-Field Crop Management , HORT 202 (3)-Plant Propagation, HORT 315 (3)-Environmental Effects on Horticultural Crops, HORT 431 (3)-Small Fruit Culture, HORT 432 (3)-Deciduous Tree Fruits, HORT 433 (3)-Vegetable Crops, HORT 450 (3)-Greenhouse Management, or SOILS 418/AGECO418/AN SC 418 (3)-Nutrient Management in Ag.Systems
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
Students must take one course with a US and one course with an IL designation. These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GH, GS and GA courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.
Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics Selection
Select 3-4 credits from: BIOL 412 (3)-Ecology of Infectious Diseases, BIOL 414 (3)-Taxonomy of seed Plants, BIOL 427 (3)-Evolution, BIOL 428 (3)-Population Genetics, BIOL 436 (3)-Population Ecology and Global Climate Change, BIOL 448 (3)-Ecology of Plant Reproduction, ENT/VB SC 402W(3)-Biology of Animal Parasites, ENT 420 (3)-Introduction to Population Dynamics, HORT 445 (3)-Plant Ecology, or PPEM 425 (4) -Biology of Fungi
Plant Genetics and Biotechnology Selection
Select 2-3 credits from: BIOL 439 (3)-Population Ecology and Global Climate Change, IBIOS 571 (2) –Current Issues in Biotechnology, BIOTC 479 (3) – Methods in Biofermentation, HORT 497B (3) – Current Topics in Plant Breeding, IBIOS 593 (3)-Molecular Biology Lab
Humanities (GH)
Students must take one course with a US and one course with an IL designation. These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GH, GS and GA courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.
General Plant Science Selection
Select 3-4 credits from BIOL 407 (3)-Plant Developmental Anatomy, BIOL 424 (3)-Seeds of Change: The Uses of Plants, BIOL 441 (3)-Plant Physiology, HORT 402W (3)-Plant Nutrition, HORT 412W (3)-Post-Harvest Physiology, HORT 420-Plant Growth Regulators, PPEM 417 (3)-Phytobacteriology or PPEM/ERM 430-Air Pollution Impacts to Terrestrial Ecosystems, IBIOS 591 (1) – Ethics in the Life Sciences
Plant Microbiology and Entomology Selection
Select 3-4 credits from ENT 402W (3)-Biology of Animal Parasites, ENT 410 (3)-Insect Structure and Function, PPEM 416 (3)-Plant Virology: Molecules to Populations, or PPEM 425 (4)-Biology of Fungi