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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

MAJOR: Turfgrass Science and Management

Turfgrass managers help build, maintain, and manage golf courses, athletic fields, parks, and other recreational areas. The curriculum of each option allows you to focus on a specific segment of the turfgrass industry. All majors are required to pursue two internships with a golf course, parks department, athletic field, lawn care operator or other acceptable turfgrass segment. A grade of C- or above in all Core & Option credits is required.

Requirements

Core Requirements I

CHEM 111GGeneral Chemistry I

4 cr. (3+3P)

CHEM 112GGeneral Chemistry II

4 cr. (3+3P)

EPWS 311Introduction to Weed Science

4 cr. (3+2P)

EPWS 314Plant Physiology

3 cr.

HORT 377Introduction to Turfgrass Management

4 cr. (3+3P)

HORT 378Turfgrass Science

4 cr. (3+3P)

HORT 391Internship

1-6 cr.

HORT 447Seminar

1 cr.

HORT 479Advanced Turfgrass Science

3 cr.

MATH 121GCollege Algebra

3 cr.

SOIL 252Soils

3 cr.

HORT 391: two internships

One course from the following:

BIOL 211GCellular and Organismal Biology

3 cr.

Core Requirements II

(27 credits from the following related courses with a grade of C- or above)

CHEM 211Organic Chemistry

4 cr. (3+3P)

EPWS 303Economic Entomology

4 cr. (3+2P)

EPWS 310Plant Pathology

4 cr. (3+2P)

HORT 100GIntroductory Plant Science

4 cr. (3+2P)

HORT 110Athletic Field and Golf Course Management

1 cr. (2P)

HORT 210Ornamental Plants I

4 cr. (3+2P)

HORT 211Ornamental Plants II

4 cr. (3+2P)

HORT 250Plant Propagation

3 cr. (2+2P)

HORT 300Special Topics

1-4 cr.

HORT 305Principles of Genetics

3 cr.

HORT 307Landscape Design

3 cr. (1+4P)

HORT 365Principles of Crop Production

4 cr. (3+3P)

HORT 450Special Topics

1-4 cr.

HORT 462Plant Breeding

3 cr.

HORT 471Plant Mineral Nutrition

3 cr.

HORT 492Diagnosing Plant Disorders

3 cr. (2+3P)

P E 250Intermediate Golf

1 cr.

SOIL 312Soil Management and Fertility

3 cr.

SOIL 350Soils and Land Use

3 cr. (2+2P)

SOIL 424Soil Chemistry

3 cr.

SOIL 456Irrigation and Drainage

3 cr.

SOIL 476Soil Microbiology

3 cr.

SOIL 477Environmental Soil Physics

3 cr.

SPAN 212Intermediate Spanish II

3 cr.

OPTION: Athletic Field Management Athletics

Required Courses:

Seven credits from the following

BLAW 313VSports and the Law

3 cr.

P E 117Beginning Soccer

1 cr.

P E 250Intermediate Golf

1 cr.

PE P 218Outdoor Activities

1 cr. (2P)

PE P 296Theory of Coaching I

3 cr.

PE P 302Coaching Baseball

2 cr. (1+2P)

PE P 306Coaching Softball

2 cr. (1+2P)

PE P 321Team Sports I

2 cr.

PE P 322Team Sports II

2 cr.

PE P 323Racquet Sports

2 cr.

PE P 394Designing Student Centered Afterschool Physical Activity Clubs

2 cr.

Business

Six credits from the following

AG E 236Agribusiness Management Principles

3 cr.

ECON 337VNatural Resource Economics

3 cr.

ECON 384VWater Resource Economics

3 cr.

ECON 406The Economics of Sports

3 cr.

 

FIN 206Introduction to Finance

3 cr.

or

FIN 341Financial Analysis and Markets

3 cr.

 

MGT 315VHuman Relations in Organizations

3 cr.

or

MGT 309Human Behavior in Organizations

3 cr.

 

MGT 332Human Resources Management

3 cr.

SPAN 212Intermediate Spanish II

3 cr.

Technical

Three credits from the following
AXED 303Small Engine Technology

3 cr. (2+2P)

HORT 300Special Topics

1-4 cr.

OPTION: Golf Course Management

Business

Six credits from the following:

AG E 236Agribusiness Management Principles

3 cr.

BLAW 313VSports and the Law

3 cr.

ECON 337VNatural Resource Economics

3 cr.

ECON 384VWater Resource Economics

3 cr.

ECON 406The Economics of Sports

3 cr.

 

FIN 206Introduction to Finance

3 cr.

or

FIN 341Financial Analysis and Markets

3 cr.

 

MGT 315VHuman Relations in Organizations

3 cr.

or

MGT 309Human Behavior in Organizations

3 cr.

 

MGT 332Human Resources Management

3 cr.

MKTG 354Sports Marketing

3 cr.

Science

Six credits from the following:

BIOL 221Introductory Microbiology

3 cr. (3P)

BIOL 311General Microbiology

3 cr.

BIOL 312Plant Taxonomy

3 cr. (2+3P)

BIOL 313Structure and Function of Plants

3 cr. (2+3P)

CHEM 211Organic Chemistry

4 cr. (3+3P)

EPWS 303Economic Entomology

4 cr. (3+2P)

EPWS 310Plant Pathology

4 cr. (3+2P)

EPWS 455Advanced Integrated Pest Management

3 cr.

EPWS 456Biological Control

3 cr.

Technical

Three credits from the following:

AXED 303Small Engine Technology

3 cr. (2+2P)

HORT 300Special Topics

1-4 cr.

OPTION: Turfgrass Business

Personnel Management

Six credits from the following:
MGT 315VHuman Relations in Organizations

3 cr.

or

MGT 309Human Behavior in Organizations

3 cr.

 

MGT 332Human Resources Management

3 cr.

MGT 333Training and Development

3 cr.

MGT 359The Management of Diversity

3 cr.

SPAN 212Intermediate Spanish II

3 cr.

Economics and Finance

Three credits from the following:

ACCT 200A Survey of Accounting

3 cr.

AG E 236Agribusiness Management Principles

3 cr.

BLAW 313VSports and the Law

3 cr.

ECON 337VNatural Resource Economics

3 cr.

ECON 384VWater Resource Economics

3 cr.

ECON 406The Economics of Sports

3 cr.

 

FIN 206Introduction to Finance

3 cr.

or

FIN 341Financial Analysis and Markets

3 cr.

 

MGT 351Supply Chain Management

3 cr.

 

MKTG 203Introduction to Marketing

3 cr.

or

MKTG 303Principles of Marketing

3 cr.

Science and Technical

Six credits from the following:
AG E 236Agribusiness Management Principles

3 cr.

AXED 303Small Engine Technology

3 cr. (2+2P)

CHEM 211Organic Chemistry

4 cr. (3+3P)

EPWS 303Economic Entomology

4 cr. (3+2P)

EPWS 310Plant Pathology

4 cr. (3+2P)

EPWS 455Advanced Integrated Pest Management

3 cr.

EPWS 456Biological Control

3 cr.

HORT 300Special Topics

1-4 cr.

OPTION: Turfgrass Science

Science I

Six credits from the following:
A ST 311Statistical Applications

3 cr.

A ST 456Statistical Methods and Data Analysis

3 cr. (2+2P)

BCHE 341Survey of Biochemistry

4 cr. (3+3P)

BCHE 395Biochemistry I

3 cr.

BIOL 221Introductory Microbiology

3 cr. (3P)

BIOL 311General Microbiology

3 cr.

BIOL 313Structure and Function of Plants

3 cr. (2+3P)

CHEM 211Organic Chemistry

4 cr. (3+3P)

Science II

Six credits from the following:
EPWS 303Economic Entomology

4 cr. (3+2P)

EPWS 310Plant Pathology

4 cr. (3+2P)

EPWS 455Advanced Integrated Pest Management

3 cr.

EPWS 456Biological Control

3 cr.

ECON 384VWater Resource Economics

3 cr.

Business and Technical

Six credits from the following:
AXED 303Small Engine Technology

3 cr. (2+2P)

BLAW 313VSports and the Law

3 cr.

ECON 337VNatural Resource Economics

3 cr.

ECON 406The Economics of Sports

3 cr.

FIN 206Introduction to Finance

3 cr.

FIN 341Financial Analysis and Markets

3 cr.

HORT 300Special Topics

1-4 cr.

MGT 309Human Behavior in Organizations

3 cr.

or

MGT 315VHuman Relations in Organizations

3 cr.

MGT 332Human Resources Management

3 cr.

MGT 351Supply Chain Management

3 cr.

MKTG 354Sports Marketing

3 cr.