Horticulture Professional 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 ) - 1
HORT 169 Introduction to Horticulture - 3
General Education HF - 3
General Education SB - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Sophomore
Year

HORT 200 Plant Propogation - 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

AGEC 150 Introduction to Ag Engineering - 3
HORT 245 Interior Plantscapes ~3
HORT 255 Turfgrass Management - 3
or HORT 250 Sustainable Landscape Design - 4
or HORT 268 Herbaceous Perennials - 3
SCTA 116 Business Communications - 3
or Foreign Language
General Education CA (ENGL 200) - 3
General Education HW (PE activity course) - 0.5
Total semester credits - 15.5-16.5

Summer Session

HORT 270/370 Horticulture Internship - 4

Junior
Year

HORT 310 Greenhouse Management - 3
BIOL 314 Plant Pathology - 3
Diversity course (MGMT 330) - 3
CROP 257 Genetics - 3
General Education SB - 3
Total semester credits - 15

General Education HF - 3
HORT 452 Nursery Management - 3
or HORT 369 Tissue Culture - 3
SOIL 311 Soil Fertility - 4
Global perspectives course - 3
Directed elective course - 2
Total semester credits - 15

Senior
Year

BIOL 333 Entomology - 3
AGBI 251 Ag Biochemistry - 3
or AGEC 361 Horticultural Business Mgmt. - 3
HORT 347 Fruit Science - 4
General Education MD - 3
AFES 310 Human Resource Management - 3
or AGEC 410 Professional Selling - 3
Total semester credits - 16

CROP 435 Crop Physiology - 4
HORT 327 Vegetable Science - 4
HORT 420 Floriculture - 4
HORT 485 Horticulture Senior Seminar - 1
Directed elective course - 2
Total semester credits - 15

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 41-44 cr.
Foundation Courses in CAFES - 12 cr.
Core Horticulture Courses - 16 cr.
Professional Horticulture Courses - 28 cr.
Required Supporting Courses - 20 cr.
Electives - 3 cr. 
Credits to Degree - 120 cr.