The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

EEMS 3360 Soil Science and Conservation

This course will introduce the critical importance of soils in sustaining life on land and maintaining food production capabilities. As overview of basic soul science concepts will be followed by an introduction of ecological principles that define below ground ecosystem functioning. We will also explore soil degrading processes, and approaches for restoring and conserving soils.




BIOL 1406 (or BIOL 1487), CHEM 1311, and CHEM 1111

Schedule Type


Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Schl of Earth, Env, & Mari Sci