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Crop Protection Minor

  • Location IconBrookings Main Campus

Strengthen your academic major.

Growing healthy plants is a pillar in managing cropping systems. This program strengthens students’ skills to manage insects, plant diseases and weeds, and prepares them for successful Agronomic and Horticultural careers. Students will be exposed to theoretical and practical experiences in plant pathology, entomology, mycology, and weed science. Students will have a firm understanding of the impactful environmental considerations of pest management decisions.  

Still deciding? Reflecting on your values, interests, personality traits, and skills will provide valuable insight as you explore major and career choices. FOCUS 2 CAREER, a self-guided assessment, education and career planning program, will help you do just that. SDSU students may access FOCUS 2 CAREER by using the code: jacks. After completing FOCUS 2 CAREER, you may find it helpful to discuss your results with a career coach in the Office of Career Development.