HorticultureAssociate DegreeCredit Hours: 65Additonal Plan of Study Information
Horticultural Production and Marketing Bachelor of Science Credit Hours: 130Additonal Plan of Study Information
Horticultural production and marketing prepares students in the production of horticultural crops or management of horticultural enterprises. Graduates may manage greenhouses or nurseries, floral or plant shops, garden centers, orchards, vegetable farms, and farm markets. They may be involved with development, distribution, or sales of equipment, chemicals, or plant materials. This curriculum is offered by the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture.
Horticultural Science Bachelor of Science Credit Hours: 130Additonal Plan of Study Information
Horticultural science is an option that includes training to improve plants through genetic manipulation and to investigate new methods of propagation, growth, handling, and marketing of horticultural crops. Horticultural scientists work at colleges and universities, state and federal experiment stations, and public or private laboratories and foundations. This Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture curriculum prepares students for scientifically oriented careers such as technicians in plant breeding, propagation, and research industries, and is a preparatory program for students interested in graduate school.
Landscape Architecture Bachelor of Science Credit Hours: 132Additonal Plan of Study Information
Landscape architecture is education in the design and technology of the human-made landscape. The curriculum offered by the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture focuses on professional preparation for a career in landscape architecture in private practice; public agencies; or related land-use, design-oriented areas. The plan of study for landscape architecture consists of one year of prelandscape architecture and four years of professional landscape architecture that includes one year of cooperative work experience.
Landscape Horticulture and Design Bachelor of Science Credit Hours: 130Additonal Plan of Study Information
Students selecting landscape horticulture and design are trained for careers in design, construction, installation, and maintenance of landscapes. Graduates of this Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture program may operate a landscape design/build, construction or maintenance firm, work as a grounds manager, do small-scale landscape design, or be involved in the development, distribution, or sales of equipment, supplies, or plant materials in the landscape industry.
Public Horticulture Bachelor of Science Credit Hours: 130Additonal Plan of Study 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.
Horticulture Minor Credit Hours: 18Additonal Plan of Study Information
Departmental permission is not required to enroll in this minor.
Prelandscape Architecture** Pre-Professional Credit Hours: 35Additonal Plan of Study Information
The one-year program of prelandscape architecture encompasses, in addition to important core courses such as English, mathematics, and science, a broad introduction to the basic ingredients of the profession: design, analysis, graphics methods, communication, and technical skills. The plan of study for the landscape architecture curriculum consists of one year of prelandscape architecture and four years of professional landscape architecture that includes one year of cooperative work experience. The program is coordinated by landscape architecture faculty in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture.