UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Horticulture Landscape Design and Management Option

Bachelor of Science Degree. Horticulture.

Visit the Horticulture Department to learn more about this program.

  Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

HORT 161 Introduction to Plant Science - 3
General Education CW (ENGL 100) - 3
General Education S (BIOL 150) - 3
General Education M (MATH 146) - 3
General Education EC (ESM 105 Intro to Environmental Science) - 3

Total semester credits - 15

General Education SL (CHEM 115) - 4
General Education HW (P ED) - 1
HORT 169 Introduction to Horticulture - 3
General Education HF - 3
General Education SB - 3
General Education HW (PE activity course) - .5

Total semester credits - 14.5

Sophomore
Year

HORT 200 Plant Propagation - 3
SOIL 120 Introductory Soil Science - 3
HORT 352 Woody Landscape Plants  - 3
CHEM 230 General Organic Chemistry - 3
General Education SL (CHEM 215) - 1
AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics I - 3

Total semester credits - 16

AGEN 150 Introduction to Ag Engineering - 3
HORT 255 Turfgrass Management - 3
HORT 250  Sustainable Landscape Design - 4
ESM 151 Introduction to Land Use Theory and Practice - 3
General Education CA (ENGL 200) - 3
General Education HW (PE activity course) - .5

Total semester credits - 16.5

Summer Session

HORT 270/370 Horticulture Internship - 4

Junior
Year

HORT 310 Greenhouse Management - 3
BIOL 314 Plant Pathology - 3
CROP 257 Genetics - 3
HORT 268 Herbaceous Perennials - 3
or HORT 245 Interior Plantscapes - 3
Choose 2 of the following 3:
HORT 201 Hardscape Design - 1
HORT 202 Landscape Irrigation Management - 1
HORT 203 Design/Mngt of Landscape Lighting & Water - 1
or AGEN 333 Landscape Construction - 3

Total semester credits - 14 or 15

J-term

HORT 358 Landscape Design Practicum - 3
or SOIL 325 Hydric Soils & Wetland Environments - 3

General Education HF - 3
SOIL 311 Soil Fertility - 4
Global perspectives course - 3
SCTA 116 Business Communications - 3
or Foreign Language
General Education SB - 3

Total semester credits - 16

Senior
Year

AGEC 361 Horticultural Business Management - 3
or AGBI 251 Ag Biochemistry - 3
ESM 411 Site Planning and Development - 3
or AGEN 368 CAD - 3
General Education MD - 3
AFES 310 Human Resource Management - 3
or AGEC 410 Professional Selling - 3

Total semester credits - 15

CROP 435 Crop Physiology - 4
HORT 327 Vegetable Science - 4
or HORT 347 Fruit Science - 4
HORT 452 Arboriculture/Nursery Management - 3
HORT 485 Horticulture Senior Seminar - 1
Diversity course (MNGT 330) - 3

Total semester credits - 15

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 41-44 cr.
Foundation Courses in CAFES - 12 cr.
Core Horticulture Courses - 16 cr.
Landscape Design and Contracting Courses - 31-33 cr.
Required Supporting Courses - 20 cr.
Credits to Degree - 120-125 cr.