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Soil Science Minor

Advisor: Toni DiTommaso
Eligibility: All undergraduates

  • 15 credits beyond major
  • At least two courses (minimum 8 credits; PLSCS 2600 required) in soil science
  • At least one course (minimum 3 credits) in environmental information sciences (PLSCS 4110, PLSCS 4200)
  • Students qualify for the Civil Service classification as Soil Scientist (GS-0470) if they take an additional 12 credits in biological, physical, and earth sciences. Civil Service classification as Soil Conservationist (GS-0457) is achieved with the minor plus 12 credits in natural resources and agriculture and 3 credits in applied plant science.

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