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Soil Science Graduate Program

The Soil Science graduate program provides opportunities for candidates interested in soil and related water resources to become a professional leader and an independent scholar.

The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management offers:

Faculty in this program are competent to prepare candidates in the subfields of Soil Science. Areas of specialization include soil genesis, classification, morphology, mapping, microbiology, chemistry, physics, mineralogy, fertility, geographic information systems, remote sensing, watershed analysis, hydrology, and land management.

For the minor in Soil Science, a minimum of 18 credits is required.

Areas of Study include:

  • chemistry
  • classification
  • fertility
  • geographic information systems
  • hydrology
  • land management
  • mapping
  • microbiology
  • mineralogy
  • morphology
  • physics
  • remote sensing
  • soil genesis
  • watershed analysis