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WSES3401 Soils
Every Fall Semester
Contact Information
Email:mcgahan@tarleton.edu
Office:Joe W. Autry (Agriculture) Building, 203A
Phone:254-968-9701

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Preparing for Your Class

This course is a hybrid course (online components) and the use of Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS) is required.  Blackboard LMS will become available to the student as the class begins and Blackboard student tutorials are available digitally and in person on campus.

The course uses Blackboard 9 and the campus portal is the entry point.

It is not necessary to wait for the course to begin working through the student training material for Blackboard.

It is important to properly configure your computer, and especially get and configure the correct browser, for the smoothest experience using Blackboard.

Purchase the textbook.  Begin reading.  The textbook is the class notes. 

Soils: An Introduction.  Singer, M.J. and Munns, D.N. 2006. Soils: An Introduction.  6th edition. Pearson- Prentice Hall, New Jersey.  ISBN-10: 0131190199 ISBN-13: 9780131190191

Designed to acquaint the student with the field of soil science.  Basic principles of the physical, chemical, and biological properties of the soil and their general applications. Prerequisites: CHEM 105 and junior classification.

This course was formerly AGRN301.


Course Fees: $25

Laboratory Fees: $4

Required Text(s):

  • Singer, M.J. and Munns, D.N. 2006. Soils: An Introduction. 6th edition. Pearson- Prentice Hall, New Jersey. ISBN-10: 0131190199 ISBN-13: 9780131190191