Bachelor of Science in Agriculture: Horticulture
Horticulture includes a wide variety of topics that relate to fruit, vegetable, and ornamental crops, and their uses. Careers range from production management to processing and marketing, retail and wholesale management, greenhouse and nursery production, floriculture, landscaping, turf management, research and development, various service activities and positions with local, state, and federal agencies.
Five options are available in the horticulture major. In addition to the completion of the requirements of the major, an option must be elected and the requirements must be completed for that option. Students should develop a specific program of study in consultation with a departmental horticulture advisor. In order to apply for certification as a professional horticulturist, students should also complete HORT 305, Genetics, and either BCHE 341, Biochemistry, or CHEM 211, Organic Chemistry.
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