Undergraduate Courses

Plants Get Sick Too

Plants Get Sick Too PLPA 1005

PLPA 1005, taught by James Kurle, is a four-credit course offered in the fall that meets the Biological Sciences Core Liberal Education Requirement. 

Antibiotics: Promise, Profits and Pitfalls

 Promise, Profits, and Pitfalls PLPA 1942

PLPA 1942, taught by Linda Kinkel and Carol Ishimaru, is a three-credit course offered in the fall that meets the Technology and Society Liberal Education Requirement. Read more about this course.

Introductory Plant Pathology

Introductory Plant Pathology PLPA 2001

PLPA 2001, taught by Ruth Dill-Macky, is a three-credit course offered in the spring that is foundational for students interested in the plant sciences. Watch a video about this course.

Plague, Famine and Beer

Plauge Famine and Beer PLPA 2003

PLPA 2003, taught by Brett Arenz, is a three-credit course offered online in the spring that meets the Historical Perspectives Liberal Education Requirement

Diseases of Forest and Shade Trees

Diseases of Forest and Shade Trees PLPA 3003

PLPA 3003/5003, taught by Robert Blanchette, is a three-credit course offered in the spring that introduces students to tree diseases in urban and forested areas. Visit the class web page.