Turfgrass Science (BS) (11TFGBS)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ALS 103 Freshman Transitions & Diversity OR
ALS 303 Transfer Transitions & Diversity
1 CH 101 Chemistry – A Molecular Science 3
BIO 181 Intro Bio: Ecol, Evol, and Biodiversity 4 CH 102 General Chemistry Lab 1
ENG 101 Academic Writing and ResearchH 4 PB 200 Plant Life 4
MA 121 Elements of Calculus 3 ST 311 Intro to Statistics 3
GEP Humanities ElectiveC 1 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspective ElectiveG 3
CS 290 Prof Develop in Plant & Soil Sci 3 GEP Physical Education/ Healthly Living CourseE 1
16 15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
BIO 183 Intro Biology: Cell and Molecular Bio 4 CH 220 Organic Chemistry 3
CS 200 Intro to Turfgrass1 4 COM 110 Pub Speaking or
COM 112 Interpersonal Communication
3
PB 360 Intro to Ecology 4 SSC 200 Soil Science 3
ARE 201 Intro to Agri Res EconomicsD 3 SSC 201 Soil Science Lab 1
GEP Physical Education/ Healthly Living CourseE 1 CH 222 Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
Economics, Management and Policy Elective2 3
16 14

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
PP 315 Principles of Plant Pathology 4 PB 321 Intro Whole Plant Physiology 3
SSC 341 Soil Fertility & Nutrient Management 3 CS 211 Plant Genetics 3
GEP Humanities ElectiveC,I 3 CS 400 Turf Cultural Systems 3
ENG 331 Comm for Engineering & Tech or
ENG 332 Comm for Business & Management or
ENG 333 Comm for Science & Research
3 PY 131 Conceptual Physics 4
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspective ElectiveG 2 SSC 342 Soil Fertility Lab 1
15 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CS 465 Env. Issues in Turf Management 3 CS 470 Adv. Turf Pest Management 2
HS 471 Landscape Ecosystem Management 3 Free Elective 5
 SSC 461 Soil Physical Properties 4 GEP Social Sciences Elective D 3
CS 414 Weed Science 3 GEP Additional Breadth Elective F 3
Experimental Learning Elective3 4
17 13

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K,4: 120
Major/Program Footnotes
1 A grade of C- or better is required for CS 200, CS 400, and CS 465.2 Economics. Policy and Management Electives. Three credits from: ARE 215. ARE 301. ARE 304. ARE 306, ARE 309, ARE 312, ARE 332. BUS 225, BUS 320, BUS 340. BUS 420. CS 418. PS 320.

3 Experiential Learning Elective: Three credits from CSSC 492 or CSSC 493

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  Major requirements fulfill this requirement.
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  Major requirements fulfill this requirement.
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list.
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  ARE 201 or EC 201 satisfies 3 hours. Choose 3 hours from the GEP Social Science course list in a discipline other than Economics.
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)

X Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts

G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list.
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements
I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite.
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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