Plant Pests, Pathogens, and People (Certificate)
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The Certificate in Plant Pests, Pathogens, and People offers a course of study in the biology, ecology, economic significance, and management of plant diseases and insects. This program may be completed totally online.
Dr. Clyde Sorenson
Dept. of Entomology and Plant Pathology
Gardner Hall 3310, Box 7613
Raleigh, NC 27695
Dr. David Shew
Plant Pathology Dept.
Gardner Hall 2415, Box 7616
Raleigh, NC 27695
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This program will be open to undergraduate students and those pursuing continuing education credits. It will also be open to students outside of North Carolina State University.
Plan of Study
The Undergraduate Certificate in Plant Pests, Pathogens and People requires completion of 12 credit hours (four courses). Each course must be completed with a grade of C or better (grades of C- are not accepted). Students pursuing university certificate programs are considered non-degree studies (NDS) students for the purpose of university registration; NDS students may register for a maximum of 6 credit hours per semester. Thus, this certificate may be completed in as little as two semesters. The program must be completed within six (6) semesters, beginning with the initial course enrollment date.
Contact the Program Coordinator.
Term Effective: 1/2010
Plan Code: 11PLPCTU, 32PLPCTU
CIP Code: 01.1105
Description: Undergraduate Certificate in Plant Pests, Pathogens, and People
Offered via on-campus and Distance Education format
A grade of “C” (2.0) or better is required for certificate courses.
|PP 222||Kingdom of Fungi|
|ENT 425||General Entomology||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Insects and People|
|An Introduction to the Honey Bee and Beekeeping|
|Honey Bee Biology and Management|
|PP/FOR 318||Forest Pathology||3|
|or PP 315||Principles of Plant Pathology|