Plant Science

The Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture offers two graduate degrees: Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). The M.S. degree may be awarded in Landscape Architecture. The M.S. and Ph.D. degrees may be awarded in the Plant and Soil Sciences, including Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Breeding, Plant Environment, Soil Science, and Soil Chemistry.

Requirements. In addition to the Graduate School requirements outlined in the Academic Regulations section of this catalog, the graduate programs in Plant Science have the following requirements: one PLSC 5897 seminar course for the M.S. and two PLSC 5897 seminar courses for the Ph.D. One oral or poster presentation at a national or international professional meeting in your field of study may substitute for one PLSC 5897 seminar course requirement for Ph.D. degrees. The M.S. degree requires the student to take an M.S. final examination. The Ph.D. in Plant Science does not have a related area or foreign language requirement.

The programs are offered by the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources.