About this Program

Certificates must contain at least nine credits of coursework that are unique to that program out of all other certificates and minors.

Department Information

The Department of Agronomy's vision is to improve and sustain food production while conserving natural resources and promoting healthy and active lives by creating and disseminating knowledge in the plant sciences. The department's mission is to achieve excellence in the science of using plants for food, feed, fuel, fiber and turf, as well as in the management of weed species, through research, teaching, and outreach programs that serve the people of Florida, our nation, and the world.
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CONTACT

352.392.1811

P.O. BOX 110500
3105 MCCARTY HALL B
1676 McCarty Drive
GAINESVILLE FL 32611
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Curriculum

Students with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution may enroll.

Required Courses

PLS 3004CPrinciples of Plant Science3
SWS 3022Introduction to Soils in the Environment3
Departmental Courses. Select one:3
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Applications in Biological Engineering
Agronomy
Alternative Cropping Systems
Agronomy Topics
Entomology and Nematology
Principles of Entomology
and Principles of Entomology Laboratory
Principles of Nematology
Soil and Water Sciences
Environmental Nutrient Management
Sustainable Agricultural and Urban Land Management
Soil, Water and Land Use
Total Credits9