Applied Computing & Information Systems Minor; Plant Sciences

(College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)

Advising Center is located in 1220 Plant and Environmental Sciences; 530-752-1715.

This minor is for students interested in applying modern computer technology to management problems in agriculture, resource management, and other areas. Course work provides knowledge of the use of information technology and the methodology of applied quantitative and systems analysis. The minor is offered by the Department of Plant Sciences.

Minor Advisor. T. R. Famula (Animal Science)

Applied Computing and Information Systems
Units: 18
Choose two or three: With prior consultation with an advisor, students can petition in advance to accept other relevant courses toward the minor program.
8-12
PLS 120
Applied Statistics in Agricultural Sciences (Active)
4
ANS 128
Agricultural Applications of Linear Programming (Active)
4
The third course may be taken in substitution for a course from either of the elective groups. Remainder of the units to be made up of courses in one or both of the following elective groups:
 
With prior consultation with an advisor, students can petition in advance to accept other relevant courses toward the minor program.
 
Computer Applications, Computer Assisted Analysis in Data Manipulation:
 
ARE 106
Econometric Theory and Applications (Active)
4
ARE 155
Operations Research and Management Science (Active)
4
ABT 182
Environmental Analysis using GIS (Active)
4
ECN 102
Analysis of Economic Data (Active)
4
ECS 124
Theory and Practice of Bioinformatics (Active)
4
HYD 182
Environmental Analysis using GIS (Active)
4
IAD 170
Program Development for International Agriculture (Active)
4
Communication and Business Organization:
 
ARE 112
Fundamentals of Organization Management (Active)
4
CMN 130
Group Communication (Active)
4
CMN 136
Organizational Communication (Active)
4
Total: 18