Plant Science Minor

Are you interested in ecology and biotechnology?
Degree Type Minor
Careers & Salaries Career Outcomes
Delivery On Campus
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Your minor in Plant Science will broaden your knowledge base necessary for plant-related careers in environmental consulting, with government and non-governmental agencies, and in the plant biotechnology industry.

UW-Stout students in an Environmental Science class.

You will receive plant science experience in our courses which cover botany, ecology, soil science, plant biotechnology, plant identification, and horticultural practices and management skills.

UW-Stout student in an Aquatic Biology course.

Our program will give you the background to be a competitive applicant in today's multi-billion dollar biotech industry where many jobs are centered in plant biotechnology and plant disease prevention.

Students pursuing a Plant Science minor come from a broad variety of programs. You may benefit particularly from our program if you are majoring in Environmental Science, Applied Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, an interdisciplinary science, or Golf Enterprise Management.


Minor Requirements

Minors are defined as either "studies in the discipline" or as “teaching.”