The Associate in Science in Agriculture Plant Science for Transfer Degree provides for the application of the various principles of the biological and physical sciences in agriculture. The course offerings are fundamental and broad in scope so that students can transfer and prepare to seek employment. Careers may include Agricultural Products Inspector, Crop Consultant, Soil Surveyor, Farm Manager/Operator, Land-Use Planner, Plant Breeder, and Organic Certification Specialist.
The Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing this degree (AS-T) are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major.
I. Units/GPA - Must complete a maximum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework. NOTE: While a minimum of 2.0 is required for admission, some institutions and majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult with a counselor for more information.
II. General Education - Must complete one of the following general education transfer patterns: A. California State University General Education-Breadth Pattern (CSU GE-B) - 39 units minimum B. Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) - 37 units minimum
III. Required Core (21-22 units) Units
|CHEM||100||Introduction To Chemistry||4.0|
|CHEM||200||General Inorganic Chemistry 1||5.0|
|ECON||101||Introduction to Micro Economics||3.0|
|AG||140||Principles of Plant Science||4.0|
List A: Select one course (3.0 units)
List B: Select (0.0-6.0 units)
Any course not already used above.
|AG||170||Principles of Entomology||3.0|
|AG||220||Irrigation and Drainage||3.0|
|AG||230||Fertilizer and Soil Amendments||3.0|
|Total Major Units||21 - 28|
|CSU-GE or IGETC Pattern||37.0-39.0|
Electives (as needed to reach 60 CSU transferable units)
|Total Maximum Units||60.0|