Title and Description of Courses                                                                                        Units

Major Courses – 21 units (minimum)

SOIL211 – Advanced Soil Fertility                                                                                         3

SOIL212 – Genesis, Morphology and Classification of Soils                                           3

SOIL213 – Advanced Soil Microbiology                                                                               3

SOIL215 – Advanced Soil Chemistry                                                                                    3

SOIL216 – Advanced Soil Physics                                                                                        3

SOIL217 – Land Resource Evaluation                                                                                  3

SOIL 219 – Soil Organic Matter                                                                                             3


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

SOIL299 – Graduate Seminar                                                                                                1

SOIL300 – Master’s Thesis                                                                                                    6



Major                                         ___        21

Minor/Cognate                        ___          9

Graduate Seminar                   ___          1

Master’s Thesis                       ___          6


Total No. of Units Required     37

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.