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majors_minors: Horticulture Science: Public Horticulture

Title

Horticulture Science: Public Horticulture

Degree Level

Bachelor of Science

Minor Code

 

Advisor's Name

Michael N. Dana

Advisor's Phone

(765) 494-5923

Advisor's Email

dana@purdue.edu

Information

Public horticulture is a professional program leading to employment in botanical gardens, arboretums, and other horticultural establishments in the public sector, as curators of plant collections, educators, plant propagators, illustrators, and writers. The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, which offers this curriculum, stresses practical training through internships in public gardens.

Credit Hours

130*

Description

Freshman Year

First Semester

(0.5) AGR 10100 (Introduction to the College of Agriculture and Purdue University)

(0.5) AGR 12000 (Introduction to Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Academic Programs)

(4) BTNY 11000 (Introduction to Plant Science)

(3) CHM 11100 (General Chemistry)

(4) ENGL 10600 (First-Year Composition)

(3) HORT 10100 (Fundamentals of Horticulture)

(3) Elective

Total Credits: 18


Second Semester

(3) CHM 11200 (General Chemistry)

(3) COM 11400 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication)

(1) HORT 11000 (Survey of Horticulture)

(3) HORT 20100 (Plant Propagation)

(3) Calculus selective

(3) Humanities selective

Total Credits: 16

Sophomore Year

Third Semester

(3) AGRY 25500 (Soil Science)

(4) CHM 25700 (Organic Chemistry)

(4) HORT 21700 (Woody Landscape Plants)

(3) LA 11600 (Graphic Communication for Students of Landscape Architects and Design)

(3) Economics selective

Total Credits: 17


Fourth Semester

(3) BCHM 30700 (Biochemistry)

(1) BCHM 30900 (Biochemistry Laboratory)

(3) BTNY 30100 (Introductory Plant Pathology)

(1) HORT 22200 (DynaSCAPE Applications in Horticulture)

(1) HORT 22400 (Photoshop Applications in Horticulture)

(3) LA 16600 (History and Theory of Landscape Architecture)

(3) Social science or humanities selective

Total Credits: 15

Junior Year

Fifth Semester

(3) BTNY 30500 (Fundamentals of Plant Classification)

(3) HORT 21800 (Herbaceous Landscape Plants)

(4) HORT 30100 (Plant Physiology)

(3) Concentraion selective

(3) Statistics selective

Total Credits: 16

 

Sixth Semester

(3) AGRY 32000 (Genetics)

(3) BTNY 30200 (Plant Ecology)

(3) HIST 30200 (History of Horticulture)

(1) HORT 44200 (Sustainability in the Managed Landscape)

(3) Written or oral communication selective

(3) Elective

Total Credits: 16

Senior Year

Seventh Semester

(3) ENTM 44600 (Integrated Plant Health Management for Ornamental Plants)

(1) HORT 31000 (Planting Design Basics)

(3) HORT 31700 (Landscape Contracting and Maintenance)

(3) HORT 42000 (Ornamental Plant Production)

(3) Concentration selective

(3) Humanities selective

Total Credits: 16


Eighth Semester

(1) HORT 44000 (Public Garden Management)

(3) Additional communication selective

(3) Concentration selective

(3) Social science selective

(3) Supervision/personnel selective

(3) Elective

Total Credits: 16

Additional Information

*Internships or practica totaling at least six months, in an approved establishment, are required before graduation. Verification needs to be on file in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Student Services Office.

Department

HLA

ParentMajor

Horticulture Science

DegreeType

Major

Archived

No

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Created at 4/27/2009 1:44 PM by Quesada, Virginia
Last modified at 10/23/2012 9:36 AM by Lough, Kelly S