Mushroom Science and Technology Minor
The core of prescribed courses provides a foundation in the basic fundamentals of mushroom science and technology. Independent study courses may be selected by the student to emphasize various aspects of Agaricus or specialty mushroom production. A period of internship or a field experience is required.
Course RequirementsPlease refer to the University Bulletin for course requirements.
The student must select, in consultation with the Mushroom Science and Technology adviser (Dr. John Pecchia), at least two credits of independent study courses with the University's Mushroom Research Center or Mushroom Test Demonstration Facility.
Please refer to the University Bulletin for additional courses.
Procedures for Enrollment
Students may apply for admission to the Mushroom Science and Technology minor by using the MINOR DECLARATION application on the eLion. If you encounter problems with the Minor Declaration application process, please contact the Registrar's Office for assistance.
Please refer to the 59-00 Requirements for the Minor policy for additional information or consult with your major adviser if you are considering declaring a minor.
For additional information regarding the Mushroom Science and Technology minor, contact the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology at 814-863-7065 or Dr. John Pecchia (814-865-1008, firstname.lastname@example.org).