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 121) - 5
General Education HW (P ED 108) - 1
HORT 169 Introduction to Horticulture - 3
General Education HF - 3
General Education SB - 3

Total semester credits - 15

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 HW (PE Activity Course) - 0.5
AGEC 230 Agricultural Economics I - 3

Total semester credits - 15.5

AGEN 150 Introduction to Ag Engineering - 3
HORT 255 Turfgrass Management - 3
HORT 250  Sustainable Landscape Design - 4
COMS 116 Business Communications - 3
or Foreign Language - 3
General Education CA (ENGL 200) - 3

Total semester credits - 16

Summer Session

HORT 270/370 Horticulture Internship - 4

Junior
Year

HORT 310 Greenhouse Management - 3
BIOL 314 Plant Pathology - 3
HORT 268 Herbaceous Perennials - 3
or HORT 245 Interior Plantscapes - 3
CROP 257 Genetics - 3
ESM 151 Intro to Land Use Theory and Planning - 3

Total semester credits - 15

ESM 411 Site Planning and Development - 3
or AGEN 368 CAD - 3
HORT 358 Landscape Design Practicum - 3
or SOIL 325 Hydric Soils & Wetland Environments - 3
HORT 452 Nursery Management - 3
SOIL 311 Soil Fertility - 4
Pick 2 of the following 3:
HORT 201 Hardscape Design Pav, Pat Ret Walls - 1
HORT 202 Landscape Irrigation Management - 1
HORT 203 Design/Mgmt Ldscp Lgt & Water - 1
or AGEN 333 Landscape Construction - 2-3

Total semester credits - 15-16

Senior
Year

General Education SB - 3
AGEC 361 Horticultural Business Management - 3
or AGBI 251 Ag Biochemistry - 3
General Education D - 3
General Education MD - 3
AGEC 310 Human Resource Management - 3
or 420 Professional Selling - 3
General Education HW (PE Activity Course) - 0.5

Total semester credits - 15.5

CROP 435 Crop Physiology - 4
HORT 327 Vegetable Science - 4
or HORT 347 Fruit Science - 4
General Education HF - 3
HORT 485 Horticulture Senior Seminar - 1
General Education GP - 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 - 32-33 cr.
Required Supporting Courses - 20 cr.
Credits to Degree - 120-125 cr.