UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Horticulture Major

Foundation Courses in CAFES 12 cr. hrs.

PLSC 161 Intro to Plant Science 3 cr.
AGEN 150 Intro to Agricultural and Environmental Engineering Technology 3 cr.
SOIL 120 Intro to Soil Science 3 cr.
AGEC 230 Intro to Agricultural Economics 3 cr.

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.

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

Horticulture Options (Choose one)

Choose one of three options in horticulture to focus your major in Professional Horticulture, Landscape Design and Management, or Fruit and Vegetable Sustainable Systems.

Professional

Professional Horticulture Option 28-30 cr. hrs.

HORT 270 / HORT 370 Horticulture Internship 4 cr.
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.

Design-related course. Select ONE of the following:
HORT 245 Interior Plantscapes 3 cr.
HORT 250 Sustainable Landscape Design 4 cr.
HORT 268 Herbaceous Perennials 3 cr.

Plan production-related course. Select ONE of the following:
HORT 369 Plant Tissue Culture 3 cr.
HORT 452 Arboriculture/Nursery Management 3 cr.

Business-related course. Select ONE of the following:
AFES 310 Human Resource Management 3 cr.
AGEC 410 Professional Selling 3 cr.

Unrestricted electives: as needed to reach 120 cr. total

Landscape

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

Select two of the following:
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 select AGEN 333 Landscape Construction 3 cr.

ESM 151 Introduction to Land Use Theory and Practice 3 cr.
HORT 250 Sustainable Landscape Design 4 cr.

Select one of the following:
HORT 268 Herbaceous Perennials 3 cr.
HORT 245 Interior Plantscapes 3 cr.

HORT 270/ HORT 370 Horticulture Internship 4 cr.
HORT 452 Arboriculture/Nursery Management 3 cr.

Select one of the following:
AFES 310  Human Resource Management 3 cr.
AGEC 410 Professional Selling 3 cr.

Select one of the following:
ESM 411 Site Planning and Development 3 cr.
GENG 368 CAD Applications 3 cr.

Select one of the following:
HORT 327 Vegetable Science and Production 4 cr.
HORT 347 Fruit Science and Production 4 cr.

Select one of the following:
HORT 358 Landscape Design Practicum 2 cr.
SOIL 325 Hydric Soils and Wetland Environments 3 cr.

Fruit and Vegetable

Fruit and Vegetable Sustainable Systems Option 27-28 cr. hrs.

HORT 270 / HORT 370 Horticulture Internship 4 cr.
HORT 327 Vegetable Science 4 cr.
HORT 347 Fruit Science 4 cr.

Select one of the following:
CROP 368 Sustainable Agriculture 3 cr.
ESM 220 Environmental Sustainability: Theory, Issues, and Management 3 cr.

Select one of the following:
AFES 310 Human Resource Management 3 cr.
SOCI 245 Environmental Sociology 3 cr.

AGEC 445 / ESM 445 Land Use and Sustainable Agricultural Law 3 cr.

Directed electives. Select two of the following:
AGEC 410 Professional Selling 3 cr.
AGEC 450 Natural Resources Economics 3 cr.
BIOL 333 Entomology 3 cr.
CROP 345 Weed Control 3 cr.
CROP 410 Plant Breeding and Crop Improvement 3 cr.
CROP 451 Integrated Pest Management 3 cr.
FDSC 235 Applied Agriculture Microbiology 3 cr.
HORT 420 Floriculture (Greenhouse) Production 4 cr.
MKTG 311 Principles of Marketing for Marketing Communications 3 cr.

Unrestricted electives (as needed to reach 120 credit total)

Business Emphasis 15 cr. hrs.

The Business Emphasis is a suggested series of courses that complement the horticulture major. It is not necessary to take all of the courses. The courses are taken in addition to your chosen option. The emphasis designation is not printed on the transcript. Note: You can NOT double count classes between major requirements and business emphasis requirements.

MKTG 311 Principles of Marketing for Marketing Communications 3 cr.

Select one of the following:
AGEC 361 Horticultural Business Management 3 cr.
AFES 310 Human Resource Management 3 cr.

Select one of the following:
CSIS 215 Information Systems for Business Management 3 cr.
CSIS 333 Database Management Systems 3 cr.

Select two of the following:
ACCT 231 Accounting 1 or AGEC 305 3 cr.
AFES 310 Human Resource Management 3 cr.
AGEC 410 Professional Selling 3 cr.
BLAW 265 Business Law I or AGEC 345 Agricultural Law 3 cr.
FINC 210 Personal Finance or AGEC 365AGEC 365
MNGT 330 Diversity in the Workplace
PSYC 250 Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Department of Plant and Earth Science

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