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 Dev’t. 3

Major Courses – 24 units (minimum)

PPRT206 – Integrated Pest Management 3
PPRT207 – Plant Resistance to Pests 3
PPRT251 – Ecology of Pests 3
PPRT253 – Environmental Plant Protection 3
PPRT255 – Weed-Insect-Pathogen Interaction 3
PPRT284 – Biological Transmission of Plant Pathogens 3
PPRT291 – Special Topics 1-3
100- level courses (2 courses, 3 units each) 6

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

PPRT299 – Graduate Seminar 1
PPRT290 – Special Problem 2



 Major - 24
Minor/Cognate - 9
Graduate Seminar - 1
Special Problem - 2

Total No. of Units Required:


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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