Recommended Academic Plan for Turfgrass Science (TURF) at Commonwealth Campuses, except Berks Campus

Effective Spring 2012

Semester 1

ENGL 015 Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 101 Introductory ChemistryNotes for: CHEM 101

CHEM 101

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

MATH 021

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
First Year SeminarNotes for: First Year Seminar

First Year Seminar

For campuses that do not require a first-year seminar and offer an alternative first-year engagement plan, this first-year seminar requirement will be waived. A student must, however, still meet the minimum number of credits required for graduation from this major which may require the student to take an additional elective.
1-3
1.5
Total credits 13.5-15.5

Semester 2

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
SOILS 101 (GN) Introductory Soil ScienceNotes for: SOILS 101

SOILS 101

Offered residently at AA & DS. Students at BD, CL, DE, MK may take this course online if they choose. Otherwise, students should take this course at UP.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CHEM 202 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 202

CHEM 202

Offered at CL, DS, & SV in spring semester. Offered at AA in fall semester.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
METEO 101 (GN) Understanding Weather ForecastingNotes for: METEO 101

METEO 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or METEO 003 (GN) Introductory MeteorologyNotes for: METEO 003

METEO 003

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
Total credits 16

Semester 3

CHEM 202 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 202

CHEM 202

Offered at CL, DS, & SV in spring semester. Offered at AA in fall semester.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
Supporting CoursesNotes for: Supporting Courses

Supporting Courses

see adviser for course list
6
1.5
Total credits 16.5

Semester 4

TURF 230 Turfgrass PesticidesNotes for: TURF 230

TURF 230

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
ENGL 202C Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

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

ENGL 202D

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CMPSC 203 (GQ) Introduction to Spreadsheets and DatabasesNotes for: CMPSC 203

CMPSC 203

Offered only at AA, BD, & MK. Other students should schedule this course at UP.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

See adviser for supporting course list
3
1.5
Total credits 15.5

Semester 5

TURF 235 The TurfgrassNotes for: TURF 235

TURF 235

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
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
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
BIOL 127 (GN) Introduction to Plant BiologyNotes for: BIOL 127

BIOL 127

Students should schedule BIOL 127 their first fall semester at UP.
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Supporting Course
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

TURF 435 Turfgrass NutritionNotes for: TURF 435

TURF 435

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
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 CoursesNotes for: Supporting Courses

Supporting Courses

see adviser for course list
6
Elective/Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

see adviser for course list
3
TURF 495 InternshipNotes for: TURF 495

TURF 495

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
Total credits 17

Summer Term

TURF 495 InternshipNotes for: TURF 495

TURF 495

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
Total credits 1

Semester 7

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 434 Turfgrass EdaphologyNotes for: TURF 434

TURF 434

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
3
TURF 495 InternshipNotes for: TURF 495

TURF 495

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
Total credits 16

Semester 8

TURF 436W Case Studies in Turfgrass ManagementNotes for: TURF 436W

TURF 436W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
Supporting CoursesNotes for: Supporting Courses

Supporting Courses

see adviser for course list
6
TURF 490 SeminarNotes for: TURF 490

TURF 490

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
Elective
1
Total credits 14

Additional Notes

W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirements.

 

This plan is intended as a guideline. Suggested courses may not be offered at all campuses in a particular semester.

Legend

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

Footnotes

General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
First Year Seminar
For campuses that do not require a first-year seminar and offer an alternative first-year engagement plan, this first-year seminar requirement will be waived. A student must, however, still meet the minimum number of credits required for graduation from this major which may require the student to take an additional elective.
SOILS 101
Offered residently at AA & DS. Students at BD, CL, DE, MK may take this course online if they choose. Otherwise, students should take this course at UP.
CHEM 202
Offered at CL, DS, & SV in spring semester. Offered at AA in fall semester.
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
CHEM 202
Offered at CL, DS, & SV in spring semester. Offered at AA in fall semester.
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
Supporting Courses
see adviser for course list
CMPSC 203
Offered only at AA, BD, & MK. Other students should schedule this course at UP.
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
Supporting Course
See adviser for supporting course list
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
BIOL 127
Students should schedule BIOL 127 their first fall semester at UP.
Supporting Courses
see adviser for course list
Supporting Course
see adviser for course list
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
General Education Course
Arts (GA), Humanities (GH), or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
Supporting Courses
see adviser for course list