UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Horticulture Major

Horticulture Major: 64-68 Total Credits

Required Core HORT Courses: 16 cr. hrs.

HORT 169 Introduction to Horticulture 3 cr.
HORT 200 Plant Propagation 3 cr.
HORT 255 Turfgrass Science and Management 3 cr.
HORT 310 Greenhouse Management 3 cr.
HORT 352 Woody Landscape Plants 3 cr.
HORT 485 Senior Seminar in Horticulture 1 cr.

Required Related Courses: 20 cr. hrs.

SOIL 311 Soil Fertility 4 cr.
BIOL 314 Plant Pathology 3 cr.
CHEM 230 General Organic Chemistry 3 cr.
AGEC 361 Horticultural Business Management 3 cr.
or AGBI 251 Agricultural Biochemistry 3 cr.
CROP 435 Crop Physiology 4 cr.
CROP 257 Genetics 3 cr.
or ANSC 257 Genetics

Horticulture Options (Choose one)

Professional Horticulture

Professional Horticulture Option 28-31 cr. hrs.

BIOL 333 Entomology 3 cr.
HORT 327 Vegetable Science and Production 4 cr.
HORT 347 Fruit Science and Production 4 cr.
HORT 420 Floriculture 4 cr.
HORT 270/ HORT 370 Horticulture Internship 4 cr.
Select one design-related course from the following:
HORT 245 Interior Plantscapes 3 cr.
  or HORT 250 Sustainable Landscape Design 4 cr.
  or HORT 268 Herbaceous Perennials 3cr.
Select one plant production-related course from the following:
HORT 369 Plant Tissue Culture 3 cr.
  or HORT 452 Arboriculture/Nursery Management 3 cr.
Select one business-related course from the following:
AFES 310 Human Resource Management 3 cr.
  or AGEC 410 Professional Selling 3 cr.
Unrestricted electives: to reach 120 cr. total

Landscape Design and Management

Landscape Design and Management Option 31-33 cr. hrs.

Select two from:
HORT 201 Hardscape Design: Paver, Patios and Retaining Walls 1 cr.
HORT 202 Landscape Irrigation Management 1 cr.
HORT 203 Design and Management of Landscape Lighting and Water Features 1 cr.
  or AGEN 333 Landscape Construction 3 cr.
ESM 151 Introduction to Land Use Theory and Practice 3 cr.
HORT 250 Sustainable Landscape Design 4 cr.
HORT 268 Herbaceous Perennials 3 cr.
  or HORT 245 Interior Plantscapes 3 cr
HORT 270/ HORT 370 Horticulture Internship 4 cr.
HORT 452 Arboriculture/Nursery Management 3 cr.
AFES 310  Human Resource Management 3 cr.
  or AGEC 410 Professional Selling 3 cr.
ESM 411 Site Planning and Development 3 cr.
  or GENG 368 CAD Applications 3 cr.
HORT 327 Vegetable Science and Production 4 cr.
  or HORT 347 Fruit Science and Production 4 cr.
HORT 358 Landscape Design Practicum 2 cr.
  or SOIL 325 Hydric Soils and Wetland Environments 3 cr.

Business Emphasis

The Business Emphasis is a suggested series of courses that fit together well and complement the horticulture major. It is not necessary to take all of the courses. The courses are taken in addition to either of the two options. The emphasis designation is not printed on the student's transcript.
AGEC 361 Horticultural Business Management 3 cr.
Select one from:
ACCT 231 Principles of Accounting I 3 cr.
AGEC 305 Agricultural Business Accounting 3 cr.
Select one from:
BLAW 265 Business Law I 3 cr.
AGEC 345 Agricultural Law 3 cr.
Select two from:
AGEC 355 Agricultural Markets and Prices 3 cr.
AGEC 410 Professional Selling 3 cr.
AGEC 460 Agribusiness Firm Management 3 cr.
CSIS 215 Information Systems for Management 3 cr.
MNGT 330 Diversity in the Workplace 3 cr.
FINC 345 Managerial Finance 3 cr.

General Education Requirements

Foundation Courses in Agriculture 12 cr. hrs.
PLSC 161 Introduction to Plant Science 3 cr.
AGEN 150 Agricultural and Environmental Engineering Technology 3 cr.
SOIL 120 Introduction to Soil Science 3 cr.
AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics I 3 cr.

Department of Plant and Earth Science

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