Preparation Requirements

Hort & Agronomy Graduate Group

The primary requirement for admission to this program is evidence of intellectual achievement and potential for successful graduate study. Admission to the program requires a bachelor's (or equivalent) degree (with a minimum GPA of 3.0), with prior coursework comparable to the following list:
Subject UCD Equivalent
General chemistry CHE 2A and 2B
Organic chemistry CHE 8A and 8B
General biology BIS 1A, 1B and 1C; or BIS 2A, 2B, and 2C/PLS 2
Physics PHY 1A and 1B
Statistics PLS 120 (recommended) or STA 13 or STA 100
Genetics BIS 101 or PLS 152
Plant physiology PLS 100A or PLB 111 or PLB 112 or ENH 102
Soils SSC 100
A limited number of deficiencies in these areas can be made up after admission to the graduate program. However, these make-up courses do not count toward the graduate degree unit requirement.