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Plant Science

Unit of study table (Table A)

Plant Science major

A maior in Plant Science requires 48 credit points from this table including:  
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units  
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units  
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units  
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level interdisciplinary project units  
(vi) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units  

Plant Science minor

A minor in Plant Science requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units  
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units 
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

1000-level units of study

Core
BIOL1006
Life and Evolution
6 A HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February)
N BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1906 or BIOL1996
BIOL1906
Life and Evolution (Advanced)
6 A 85 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1006 or BIOL1996
BIOL1996
Life and Evolution (SSP)
6 A 90 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 or BIOL1991 or BIOL1006 or BIOL1906 or BIOL1993 or BIOL1998
BIOL1007
From Molecules to Ecosystems
6 A HSC Biology. Students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (offered in February)
N BIOL1907 or BIOL1997
BIOL1907
From Molecules to Ecosystems (Advanced)
6 A 85 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1007 or BIOL1997
BIOL1997
From Molecules to Ecosystems (SSP)
6 A 90 or above in HSC Biology or equivalent
N BIOL1007 or BIOL1907

2000-level units of study

Core
BIOL2030
Botany
6 A Knowledge of concepts and skills in BIOL1XX6
N BIOL2023 or BIOL2923 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901 or PLNT2002 or PLNT2902 or PLNT2003 or PLNT2903 or BIOL2930
BIOL2930
Botany (Advanced)
6 A Knowledge of concepts and skills in BIOL1XX6
P Annual average mark of at least 70 in previous year
N BIOL2023 or BIOL2923 or AGEN2001 or PLNT2001 or PLNT2901 or PLNT2002 or PLNT2902 or PLNT2003 or PLNT2903 or AGEN2005 or BIOL2030

Selective

BIOL2031
Plants and Environment
6 A Knowledge of concepts and skills in BIOL1XX6
N AGEN2005 or BIOL3043 or BIOL3943 or BIOL2931
GEGE2001
Genetics and Genomics
6 A Mendelian genetics; mechanisms of evolution; molecular and chromosomal bases of inheritance; and gene regulation and expression
N GENE2002 or MBLG2972 or GEGE2901 or MBLG2072
GEGE2901
Genetics and Genomics (Advanced)
6 A Mendelian genetics, mechanisms of evolution, molecular and chromosomal bases of inheritance, and gene regulation and expression
P Annual average mark of at least 70
N GENE2002 or MBLG2072 or GEGE2001 or MBLG2972

3000-level units of study

Core
BIOL3020
Applied Plant Function
6 A Knowledge of concepts and skills in BIOL1XX6
P BIOL2X23 or BIOL2X30 or BIOL2X31 or AGEN2001 or AGEN2005 or BIOL2X09
N BIOL3043 or BIOL3943 or AGEN2005 or PLNT3001 or PLNT3901 or PLNT3002 or PLNT3902 or ENSY3001
Selective
BIOL3004
Plant ecosystem management
6 A Students should have a basic understanding of plant biology, plant ecology and/or plant physiology. Some background knowledge in mathematics and chemistry would be beneficial
P 6cp of BIOL2X23 or BIOL2X30 or AGEN2001 or GEOS2X21 or AGEN2005 or BIOL2X09
N ENSY3003 or ENSY3002
BIOL3009
Terrestrial Field Ecology
6 A Basic ecological concepts of species and communities, and experimental design and analysis
P [12cp of BIOL2XXX] OR [6cp of BIOL2XXX and (MBLG2X72 or GEGE2X01 or GENE2002)]
N BIOL3909 or BIOL2009 or BIOL2909
Entry into the unit is based on placement availability and selection is competitive based on academic performance in the pre-requisite units of study. Academic performance in any senior BIOL units of study may also be considered. Students must apply via the School of Life.
BIOL3909
Terrestrial Field Ecology (Advanced)
6 A Basic ecological concepts of species and communities, and experimental design and analysis
P An average mark of 70 or above in (12cp of BIOL2XXX) OR [6cp of BIOL2XXX and (MBLG2X72 or GEGE2X01 or GENE2002)]
N BIOL3009 or BIOL2009 or BIOL2909
Entry info the unit is based on placement availability and selection is competitive based on academic performance in the pre-requisite units of study. Academic performance in any senior BIOL units of study may also be considered. Students must apply via the School of Life Environmental Sciences rather than directly through Sydney Student Unit of Study Selection. Information on how to apply will be on the SOLES Student Portal on Canvas
BIOL3018
Gene Technology and Genomics
6 P (MBLG2X72 or GEGE2X01 or GENE2002) and 6cp from (MBLG2X71 or BCMB2XXX or QBIO2001 or IMMU2XXX or BIOL2XXX or MEDS2003)
N BIOL3918
BIOL3918
Gene Technology and Genomics (Adv)
6 P A mark of 75 or above in (GEGE2X01 or MBLG2X72 or GENE2002) and a mark of 75 or above in (MBLG2X71 or BIOL2XXX or BCMB2XXX or QBIO2001 or IMMU2XXX or MEDS2003)
N BIOL3018
BIOL3019
Plant Protection
6 P 6cp of BIOL2X23 or BIOL2X30 or BIOL2X31 or AGEN2001 or AGEN2005
N PPAT3003
BIOL3026
Developmental Biology
6 P (MBLG2X72 or GEGE2X01 or GENE2002 or BIOL2X29 or BCMB2X02) and 6cp from (MBLG2X71 or BIOL2XXX or BCMB2XXX or MEDS2003 or QBIO2001 or IMMU2XXX)
N BIOL3926
BIOL3926
Developmental Biology (Advanced)
6 P A mark of 75 or above in (GEGE2X01 or MBLG2X72 or GENE2002 or BIOL2X29 or BCMB2X02) and a mark of 75 or above in (MBLG2X71 or BIOL2XXX or BCMB2XXX or MEDS2003 or QBIO2001 or IMMU2XXX)
N BIOL3929 or BIOL3026

Interdisciplinary project

PLNT3888
Plant Science Interdisciplinary Project
6 P Completion of 72cp of units of study including BIOL1XX6 and BIOL1XX7 and BIOL2030 and BIOL3020
SCPU3001
Science Interdisciplinary Project
6 N HSBH3026
P 96 credit points