Plant Sciences General Emphasis

A bachelor's degree in plant sciences, general emphasis, allows you to focus your studies on the basic genetic, molecular, developmental, physiological and biochemical aspects of plants.

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About the Plant Sciences General Emphasis

This degree emphasis prepares you for a career as an agronomist, plant breeder, plant pathologist, or as a research assistant or technician at pharmaceutical, biotechnological, or food and beverage companies. You also can build fulfilling careers at academic, institutional, or government research laboratories or use the degree as a launch pad for graduate studies.

Degree requirements

Courses required to complete a B.S. in Plant Sciences, general emphasis, are subject to change, so remember to meet with your advisor regularly to review your course plan.

Course examples

You’ll work with your advisor to create a course plan that includes core and elective classes. Plant sciences, general emphasis, course options include:

  • Origins of Food Plants
  • Plant Biochemistry and Metabolic Engineering
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Plant Genetics and Genomics
  • Mechanisms in Plant Development
  • Microbial Genetics

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