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SOIL AND WATER SCIENCES MINOR

A student may elect to minor in Soil and Water Sciences. 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:

  • AGG 4502 - Nanotechnology in Food, Agriculture, and Environment
  • ALS 3133 - Agricultural and Environmental Quality
  • SWS 2007 - The World of Water
  • SWS 2008 - Land and Life
  • SWS 4116 - Environmental Nutrient Management
  • SWS 4180 - Earth System Analysis
  • SWS 4204 - Urban Soil and Water Systems
  • SWS 4207 - Sustainable Agricultural and Urban Land Management
  • SWS 4223 - Environmental Biogeochemistry
  • SWS 4231C - Soil, Water, and Land Use
  • SWS 4233 - Soil and Water Conservation
  • 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 4800 - Environmental Soil and Water Monitoring Techniques 
  • SWS 4905 - Individual Work
  • SWS 4932 - Special Topics (rotating subjects)

Contact

James Bonczeck, Undergraduate Coordinator for Soil and Water Sciences, soils-advising@ifas.ufl.edu