Program Requirements

Plant Biosecurity Certificate Program

Required Courses (13 credits):

  • Plant Science – 11:776:242    3 credits
  • General Plant Pathology – 11:770:302    3 credits
  • Insect Biology – 11:370:381    4 credits
  • Plant Biosecurity Issues and Technologies – 11:776:405    3 credits
Elective Courses (12 credits):

(A) 6 credits from the following courses:

  • Agricultural Entomology and Pest management - 11:370:350    3 credits
  • Insect Classification – 11:370:409    3 credits
  • Invertebrate Zoology – 11:216:324    4 credits
  • Diseases and Insect Pests of Ornamental Plants – 11:776:391    3 credits

(B) 6 credits from the following courses:

  • Principles of Botany – 11:776:210    4 credits
  • Principles of Organic Crop Production – 11:776:221    3 credits
  • General Plant Pathology Laboratory – 11:776:311    1 credits
  • Principles of Weed Science – 11:776:402    3 credits
  • Turfgrass Pest Science – 11:776:408    4 credits
  • Special Problems in Plant Science – 11:776:495    3 credits
  • Special Problems (Internship with USDA-APHIS) – 11:776:496    3 credits

Total: 25 credits