5170 Plant and Soil Science

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2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum
Counts as: 
A directed elective or elective for all diplomas
Course Description: 

Plant and Soil Science a two semester course that provides students with opportunities to participate in a variety of activities including laboratory and field work. Coursework includes hands-on learning activities that encourage students to investigate areas of plant and soil science. Students are introduced to the following areas of plant and soil science: plant growth, reproduction and propagation, photosynthesis and respiration, diseases and pests of plants and their management, biotechnology, the basic components and types of soil, soil tillage, and conservation.

Local Learning Opportunities
Recommended Grade: 
Grade 10
Grade 11
Industry or Service: 
Health Sciences
Program Type: 
Next Level Programs of Study Courses
Course Code: 
Required Prerequisites: 
Principles of Agriculture
Recommended Prerequisites: 
Introduction to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Fulfills a science course requirement for all diplomas Fulfills a Physical Science requirement for the general diploma