Courses in Plant Breeding at NC State
List of graduate
courses by department
Graduate students working toward a degree in plant breeding will major
in a commodity-based department (Crop
Science, Forestry, Horticultural
Science) and minor in Genetics
(M.S. students are not required to have a minor).
In order to minor in Genetics, a student should include a member of
the Genetics faculty on his or her graduate committee, and take GN
703, and ST
511. Please contact our plant breeding faculty for more information.
You may also see the courses as examples taken by students in each of the plant breeding departments.
Plant Breeding Core Courses:
- For MS and PhD degree candidates
- For PhD degree candidates
745 Quantitative genetics in plant breeding
746 Breeding methods
748 Breeding for pest resistance (not available; see PP 590D)
860 Plant breeding laboratory
861 Plant breeding laboratory
- PP,CS,GN,HS 590D/790D Plant Disease Resistance Mechanisms and Applications; 3(3-0-0) S, Even yrs
Recommended Plant Breeding Courses:
Other Courses of Interest: