Soil Science, Minor College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

The Department of Land, Air & Water Resources, Soils & Biogeochemistry Program, offers a minor program in soil science. The minor is especially geared toward students in the environmental sciences including Hydrologic Science, Environmental Science & Management,  Environmental Toxicology, Ecological Management & Restoration, International Agricultural Development, Crop Science & Management, Environmental Horticulture & Urban Forestry, Geology, and Plant Biology.

Major Programs

See the Soils & Biogeochemistry track in Environmental Science & Management.

Graduate Study

Programs of study leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Soils & Biogeochemistry are available. Information regarding these programs can be obtained from the graduate advisor, at Advising Information and in the Graduate Announcement. See also Graduate Studies.

Lead Faculty Advisor

Anthony (Toby) O’Geen (Land, Air, & Water Resources)

SSC 100Principles of Soil Science5
Choose 16 units:16
Environmental Soil Chemistry
Field Studies of Soils in California Ecosystems
Soil Physics
Sustainable Nutrient Management
Soil Microbiology
Soils in Land Use & the Environment
Soil Genesis, Morphology, & Classification
Mineral Nutrition of Plants
Plant-Water-Soil Relationships
Aqueous Geochemistry
Total Units21