Course Number and Descriptive Title Units 

 Core Course – 6 units 

AGDE201 – Rural Development Theories and Approaches 3
AGDE202 – Problems and Issues in Agricultural and Rural Development 3

Major Courses – 24 units (minimum)

PPAT212 – Post Harvest Pathology 3
PPAT214 – Advanced Plant Virology 3
PPAT215 – Advanced Phytobacteriology 3
PPAT216 – Advanced Mycology 3
PPAT217 – Plant Pathogenic Fungi 3
PPAT218 – Advanced Nematology 3
PPAT219 – Soilborne Pathogens and Mycorrhiza 3
PPAT221 – Anatomy of Diseased Plants 3
PPAT226 – Physiological Plant Pathology 3
PPAT231 – Microbial Genetics 3
PPAT233 – Genetics of Host-Parasite Interactions 3
PPAT248 – Taxonomy of Nematodes 3
PPAT251 – Epidemiology of Plant Diseases 3
PPAT271 – Advances in Plant Disease Control 3
PPAT291 – Special Topics 1-3

Minor/Cognate Courses – 9 units (courses from another field of specialization)

PPAT299 – Graduate Seminar 1
PPAT290 – Special Problem



 Major  24
Graduate Seminar  1
Special Problem  2
Total No. of Units Required:   42


Note:      a) Not more than 6 units of 100 level courses may be credited for the degree program  
              b) Odd and even numbered courses are offered during the first and second semester of the
                           school year, respectively.  
              c) After the first term, graduate students are required to form their Graduate Advisory  
                           Committee (GAC) and prepare their Plan of Course Work ( PCW). Forms can be
                           secured at the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School.   

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