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Graduate Certificate Program -Soil Management

Graduate advisor for graduate certificate program: Dr. Sanjit Deb

Students must select a minimum of 12 hours from the following courses.

For those seeking this certification to satisfy requirements by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 1 additional 3 hour course would be needed because 15 credit hours is required by NRCS.

Required courses are indicated with an asterisk. *

Number Title Frequency of Offering Prerequisite Distance Offering
PSS 5330 Advanced Environment Soil Chemistry Annually Pre-req PSS 2432 or consent of instructor

Yes

PSS 5327 Advanced Forage Science Biennially PSS 3321 or consent of Instructor

Yes

PSS 5331 * Advanced Plant Nutrient Management Annually None

Yes

PSS 5334 Soils and Crops in Arid Lands Biennially None

Yes

PSS 5335 * Soil Physics Annually None

Yes

PSS 5336 * Soil Mineralogy Biennially None

Yes

PSS 5337 Advanced Soil Classification Biennially None

Yes

PSS 6331 Advanced Environmental Soil Science Annually Pre-req PSS 2432 or consent of instructor

Yes

PSS 6432 Advanced Soil Microbial Ecology Biennially Intro.Biology/Micro Biology & PSS2432 or censent of Instructor

No

While every effort has been made to ensure accuracy in reporting courses, policies and other statements, the University reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.

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