Courses: Required Core

Students work with advisors to develop a curriculum suited to their needs and interests. The requirements below include the Professional Master's curriculum.

Abbreviations
PLNTPTH - Plant Pathology                       ENTMLGY - Entomology
HCS - Horticulture and Crop Science          ENR - Environment and Natural Resources
EEOB - Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology   AEE - Agricultural Extension and Education
AEDECON - Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics


Download the course curriculum requirements as a pdf file > Advising/curriculum sheet (pdf)
Click on course number for class descriptions (if available; subject to change).

MPHM Requirement Checklist

Semester Completed

Credits

     
Required Core Courses   (25)
PLNTPTH 5603: Plant Disease Management, 3 credits (in person and online)    
PLNTPTH 5685: Plant Disease Diagnosis, 2 credits    
ENTMLGY 5600: Principles and Applications of Integrated Pest Management, 3 credits (online only)    
ENTMLGY 5800: Pesticide Science, 3 credits (online only)    
ENR 5270: Soil Fertility, 3 credits (in person and online)    
HCS 5422: Biology and Management of Weeds and Invasive Plants, 3 credits (in person and online)    
HCS 5621: Physiology of Cultivated Plants, 3 credits (in person and online)    

HCS 5887: Introduction to Experimental Design, 4 credits (in person and online)

   
PLNTPTH/ENTMLGY 7300 Plant Health Management Seminar (professional development and plant health management topics)  (online only) 1 credit    
 
Choose one of the following from Plant Path/Entomology (2-3 credits):   (2-3)
PLNTPTH 5110: Ecology and Management of Pathogens and Insect Affecting Trees in Forest and Urban Environments, 3 credits
(in person and online)
   
PLNTPTH 5120: Diseases of Ornamentals, 2 credits (online, offered in person pending enrollment)    
PLNTPTH 5130: Turfgrass Diseases and Integrated Turf Health Management, 4 credits (in person)    
PLNTPTH 5140: Diseases of Field Crops, 2 credits (in person and online)    
PLNTPTH 5150: Fruit and Vegetable Diseases, 2 credits (in person and online)    
ENTMLGY 5130: Field Insect Taxonomy, 3 credits (in person)    
ENTMLGY 5500: Biological Control of Arthropod Pests, 3 credits (online only)    
ENTMLGY 6701: Biodiversity Analysis for Ecosystem Sustainability and Resilience, 2 credits (in person)    
ENTMLGY/PLNTPTH 7300: Plant Health Management Seminar, 1 credit (online only)    
     
Select one of the following field of study/special internship classes (4-5 credits):   (4-5)
ENTMLGY 6193: Individual Studies    
PLNTPTH 6193: Individual Studies    
PLNTPTH 8902: Mentored Extension/Outreach in Plant Pathology    
     
Electives (approved by advisor)   (enough to fulfill requ)
AEDECON 4310: Environmental and Resource Economics, 3 credits    
AEDECON 4330: The Sustainable Economy: Concepts and Methods, 3 credits    
AEDECON 4597.01: Problems and Policies in World Population, Food, and Environment, 3 credits    
AEDECON 5250: Commodity Futures and Options Markets, 2 credits    
AEDECON 5330: Benefit Cost Analysis, 3 credits    
AEDECON 6010: Applied  Economics I, 4 credits    
AEDECON 6020: Applied  Economics II, 4 credits    
AEE 7230:  Strategic and Program Planning for Visionary Change, 3 credits    
AEE 7300: Advanced Teaching Methods, 3 credits    
AEE 7320: Adult Learning and Professional Development, 3 credits    
AEE 7700:  Documenting Change through Evaluation and Accountability, 3 credits (online)    
AEE 8420:  Leadership and Administration in Agriculture and Extension Education, 3 credits (online)    
     
EEOB 5460: Physiological Ecology. Study of the physiological adjustment, tolerance and acclimatizion to the abiotic and biotic environment by animals and plants. 3 credits    
ENR 5265: Characterization of Soil in Field and Laboratory Sampling, 2 credits    
HCS 5602: The Ecology of Agriculture, 3 credits    
HCS 7625:  Plant Breeding and Biotechnology, 3 credits    
HCS 7821: Environmental Physiology of Managed Plant Systems, 3 credits    
Advanced Statistics Course, approved by advisor    
     
The following courses may be taken as electives if not taken above    
ENTMLGY 5130: Field Insect Taxonomy, 3 credits    
ENTMLGY 5420: Insect Behavior Mechanisms and Function, 3 credits    
ENTMLGY 5500: Biological Control of Arthropod Pests, 3 credits    
ENTMLGY 6193: Individual Studies, 1 credit    
ENTMLGY 6410: Insect Ecology and Evolutionary Processes, 3 credits    
ENTMLGY 6701: Biodiversity Analysis for Ecosystem Sustainability and Resilience, 2 credits    
ENTMLGY 6702: Entomological Techniques and Data Analysis, 2 credits    
ENTMLGY 6704: Systems Analysis from Molecules to Ecosystems, 2 credits    
ENTMLGY 7910: The Nature and Practice of Science, 2 credits    
PLNTPTH 5040: Science of Fungi: Mycology Lecture, 3 credits    
PLNTPTH 5041: Science of Fungi: Mycology, 1 credit    
PLNTPTH 5110/ENTMLGY5110: Ecology and Management of Pathogens and Insects Affecting Trees in Forest and Urban Environments, 3 credits    
PLNTPTH 5120: Diseases of Ornamental Plants, 2 credits    
PLNTPTH 5130: Turfgrass Diseases and Integrated Turf Health Management, 4 credits    
PLNTPTH 5140: Diseases of Field Crops, 2 credits    
PLNTPTH 5150: Diseases of Fruit and Vegetables, 2 credits    
PLNTPTH 6001: Advanced Plant Pathology, 3 credits    
     
Total Graduate Credit Hours    
Final Exam Passed Date (administered by the student's advisory committee in the final term)    
Graduation Date