SOIL AND WATER SCIENCE MINOR

A student may elect to minor in Soil and Water Science. This 15-hour (all completed with a grade of C or better) minor must include SWS 3022 Introduction to Soils in the Environment and the lab course SWS 3022L. Additional courses in the minor must be approved in writing at least two semesters before graduation by the academic adviser and the undergraduate coordinator in the Soil and Water Sciences Department.

Minor Coursework in AG-SLS (15 credits)

Required:
  • SWS 3022 - Intro to Soils in the Environment
  • SWS 3022L - Intro to Soils in the Environment Laboratory
Remainder selected from:
  • ALS 3133 - Agriculture and Environmental Quality
  • SWS 2007 - World of Water
  • SWS 2008 - Humans, Soils, and Environmental Impact ("Land and Life")
  • SWS 3023L - Soil Judging
  • SWS 4116 - Environmental Nutrient Management
  • SWS 4223 - Environmental Biogeochemistryv
  • SWS 4231C - Soil, Water, and Land Use
  • SWS 4244 - Wetlands
  • SWS 4245 - Water Resource Sustainability
  • SWS 4303C - Soil Microbial Ecology
  • SWS 4307 - Ecology of Waterborne Pathogens
  • SWS 4451 - Soil and Water Chemistry
  • SWS 4550 - Soils, Water, and Public Health
  • SWS 4602C - Soil Physics
  • SWS 4715C - Environmental Pedology
  • SWS 4720C - GIS in Soil and Water Science
  • SWS 4905 - Individual Work
  • SWS 4909 - Honors Project
  • SWS 4932 - Special Topics (rotating subjects)

Contact

James Bonczek, Undergraduate Coordinator for Soil and Water Sciences, bonczek@ufl.edu