Graduate Concentration in Plant Science

(M.S. in Agricultural Sciences)

 

A graduate degree at the M.S. level with thesis and non-thesis options is offered in Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Plant Science. Our graduate students have diverse backgrounds and come to Tennessee State University from outstanding universities in the U.S. and abroad. Our undergraduate and graduate students are placed in excellent and well paid positions in academia, industry, and government, and many have become leaders in their fields.

Program of Study

Core Courses - Thesis 12 hrs, or Non-Thesis 11 hrs

AGSC 5060 Statistics for Research Workers 3
AGSC 5110 Research Methods 3
AGSC 5120 or Thesis Writing 4
AGSC 5350
 Independent Study 3
AGSC 5610 Seminar 1
AGSC 5620 Seminar 1
 

Concentration: Plant Science
Thesis: 12 hrs minimum, Non-thesis: 15 hrs minimum
 
AGSC 5180 Soil Classification 3
AGSC 5190 Plant Breeding 3
AGSC 5220 Plant Growth Substances 3
AGSC 5230 Advanced Propagation of Horticultural Plants 3
AGSC 5240 Advanced Pomology 3
AGSC 5260 Soil and Plant Analysis 3
 

Electives - Thesis: 6 hrs maximum, Non-thesis 9 hrs maximum. Must have approval of the advisor and department head

AGSC 5090 Food and Fiber Industry: Economics and Policy 3
AGSC 5100 Environmental, Resource Economics and Management 3
AGSC 5130 Animal Nutrition 3
AGSC 5150 Livestock Management 3
AGSC 5160 Animal Genetics and Breeding 3

 
 

Graduate Concentration Courses

AGSC 5180 Soil Classification
AGSC 5190 Plant Breeding
AGSC 5220 Plant Growth Substances
AGSC 5230 Advanced Propagation of Horticultural Plants
AGSC 5240 Advanced Pomology
AGSC 5260 Soil and Plant Analysis


 






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