MS Agriculture, Specialization in BioResource and Agricultural Systems

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
4 years
September January
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Entry Requirements

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) must be taken within the last 2 years with:

  • a minimum score of 550 (paper version)
  • or a minimum internet-based score of 80

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) must be taken within 2 years with:

  • a minimum score of 7.0 for undergraduate applicants
  • a minimum score of 6.0 is required for admission to a graduate program. However, individual programs may require higher scores; applicants are advised to review program-specific requirements. ​


  • Graduate Seminar or Graduate Seminar in BioResource and Agricultural
  • Engineering
  • Agricultural Systems Management I 
  • Agricultural Systems Management II 
  • Thesis in BioResource and Agricultural Engineering
  • Research Planning 
  • Statistical Methods 
  • Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models

Agricultural and Food Processing Waste Management

  • Drainage
  • Agricultural Irrigation Systems
  • Water Wells and Pumps
  • Environmental Law
  • Water Resource Law and Policy
  • Environmental Impact Analysis and Management
  • Advanced Watershed Hydrology
  • Ecosystem Management

Renewable Energy

  • Bioconversion
  • Sustainable Electric Energy Conversion
  • Polymer Electronics Laboratory
  • Solar-Photovoltaic Systems Design
  • Sustainable Environmental Engineering

California Production Agriculture and Food Systems

  • Postharvest Technology of Horticultural Crops
  • Agricultural Buildings
  • Quality Engineering
  • Packaging Machinery and Processes

Precision Agriculture

  • Advanced Weed Management
  • Crop Physiology
  • Advanced Vegetable Science
  • Cropping Systems
  • Advanced Surveying with GIS Applications
  • Advanced Agricultural Mechanics
  • Applied GIS
  • Soil Resource Inventory

Automation and Mechanization

  • Computer Controls for Agriculture
  • Automation of Industrial Systems

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