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Sustainable Plant Systems: Controlled Environment Agriculture Emphasis

Bachelor of Science

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Major Details

College: College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Admissions Requirements:

No Additional Requirements

Math Required:


    This strand involves skill and facility with calculus. The S-strand begins at one of two calculus options - MATH 124 (Calculus I with Applications) or MATH 125 (Calculus I). Students who successfully complete the S-strand may continue on to MATH 129 (Calculus II), MATH 223 (Vector Calculus), or beyond. Those who choose but are not ready to begin the S-strand will be required to take preparatory work.
Second Language Required:

2 Semesters

  • Scoring the equivalent of second-semester skill level on an entrance or placement examination administered by The University of Arizona.
  • Completion with a C or better of a second semester course at the post-secondary level.
  • An AP (Advanced Placement), IB (International Baccalaureate) or CLEP (College Level Entrance Program) language score determined by the individual language department.
  • In the College of Engineering by a method determined within the College; however, all students in the college must also take a language placement examination on entrance to the University.
2 Semesters
Fees: No
Pre-Major: No
Available at:
  • Main Campus

Four-Year Plan

Archived plans are available on Degree Search 2011-2017 for many degree plans. These are sample plans. Please work with your academic advisor for more specific and up-to-date requirements.

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UA Course Requirements Units
1st Semester
ENGL101 First YearComposition 3
MATH Calculus 3
CHEM 151 General Chemistry 4
Tier I General Education 3
PLS 195A or ENVS 195B 1
2nd Semester
ENGL 102 First Year Composition 4
CHEM 152 General Chemistry II 4
Tier I General Education 3
ENVS 200 & 201 General Soils and Lab 4
3rd Semester
PLS 240 Plant Biology 4
Entomology, Plant Pathology, or Weed Science 3
Tier I General Education 3
CHEM 241A Organic Chemistry 3
4th Semester
Genetics 4
Tier I General Education 3
Emphasis Course 3
Statistics 3
ENVS 316 Plant and Soil Nutrition 3
5th Semester
Second Langauge 4
ECON 200 Economics 3
Emphasis Course 3
Emphasis Course 3
Plant Propagation 4
6th Semester
Emphasis Course 3
Tier II General Education 3
Emphasis Course 3
Second Language 4
PLS 475A Applied Plant Physiology 3
7th Semester
Emphasis Course 3
Emphasis Course 3
Tier II General Education 3
PLS 498 Senior Capstone 2
PHYS 102 Introductory Physics 3
8th Semester
Emphasis Course 3
Tier II General Education 3
Elective 3
Emphasis Course 3
PLS 498 Senior Capstone 3
Communications 3
PLS 475A Physio of Plant Production in Controlled Environments 3

AZ Transfer Pathways

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Transfer students should work with their community colleges and UA advisors to develop an individualized plan for transfer, and visit

  • All posted Pathways (except for Bachelor of Applied Science Pathways) fulfill an AGEC and most also fulfill an Associate Degree
  • Following a Pathway does not guarantee admission to the UA nor admission to a college/major/program at the UA
  • Use Pathways in consultation with advisors from your community college and the UA
  • Pathways are subject to change at any time

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