Plant and Soil Science includes the study of plant genetics, breeding, biotechnology, molecular biology, physiology, biochemistry, weed control, and crop management as applied to efficient and economical production of field crops. Texas Tech University's online Master of Science in Plant and Soil Science allows students to study how to use and manage the application of biological, chemical and physical sciences with regard to natural and human-affected environments.
Although there is no application deadline, prospective students are encouraged to submit all application materials at least three months prior to projected initial enrollment.
Plant and Soil Science Department
Lubbock TX 79409-2122
Prerequisite: Bachelor's Degree
Courses are offered online; however, course offerings vary each semester.
Choose 36 credit hours from the following list. These Courses will be available at a distance although not all courses will be offered every semester.
|PSS 5001||Problems in Plant and Soil Science|
|PSS 5231||Applied Geostatistics|
|PSS 5232||International Agronomic Development|
|PSS 5316||Advanced Arboriculture|
|PSS 5317||Advanced Nursery Management|
|PSS 5319||Advanced Interiorscaping|
|PSS 5324||Mode & Mechanism of Herbicide Action|
|PSS 5326||Advanced Seed Science|
|PSS 5330||Advanced Soil Chemistry|
|PSS 5331||Advanced Plant Nutrient Management|
|PSS 5334||Soils and Crops in Arid Lands|
|PSS 5335||Soil Physics|
|PSS 5376||Advanced Studies in Cotton Fibers|
|PSS 5377||Cotton Fibers; Genotype to Phenotype Characterization|
|PSS 5415||Advanced Greenhouse Crop Protection|
|PSS 5429||Advanced Principle of Weed Science|
|PSS 6001||Selected Topics|
|PSS 6301||Quantitative Agricultural Remote Sensing|
|PSS 6331||Advanced Environmental Soil Science|
All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C.
Contact the program coordinator by phone.