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Below is a list of graduate level courses in horticulture.  Students should work with their faculty advisor to select the appropriate curriculum. A calendar with the Horticulture courses for Fall 2014 is available here and the Spring 2015 calendar is available here.

If you need to register for 990, please contact Kathryn Jones, Student Services Coordinator, at kjones26@wisc.edu.

Course Number Course Title Instructor Typically Offered Credits Notes
309 Diseases of Trees and Shrubs Stanosz (Plant Pathology) Fall 3 Pre-Reqs: One semester of plant sci or instructor consent
326 Plant Nutrition Management Barak (Soil Science) Spring 3 Pre-Reqs: Soil Sci 230 or 301 and one of the following: Bot 100 or 130; Hort 120 or 122; Agron 100
328 Integrated Weed Management Varies (Agronomy) Fall 4 Pre-Reqs: Agron 100 or intro course in botany or instructor consent
332 Turfgrass Nutrient and Water Management Soldat (Soil Science) Fall Even Years (e.g. Fall 2014) 3 Pre-Reqs: Soil Sci/Hort/Agron 326
338 Plant Breeding and Biotechnology S. Kaeppler (Agronomy) Spring 3 Pre-Reqs: Botany 130 or Genetics 160 or Biocore 301 or instructor consent
339 Plant Biotechnology: Principles and Techniques I Ane (Agronomy) Fall 4 Pre-Reqs: Bot/Zoo 152 or equiv & Chem 104 or equiv
340 Plant Cell Culture and Genetic Engineering
H. Kaeppler (Agronomy) Irregular 4 Pre-Reqs: Botany 130 or Botany/Zoology/Biology 152 or Zoology 102,and Chemistry 104, 109, or 116
500 Molecular Biology Techniques Talaat (Vet School) Spring 3 Pre-Reqs: Biochem 501 or 621 or Genetics 466 or Bact 303, 304 or instructor consent
501 Principles of Plant Breeding Goldman & Nienhuis Spring 3 Pre-Reqs: Intro course in genetics, one year of biology
502 Techniques of Plant Breeding Goldman & Nienhuis Spring 1 Pre-Reqs: An intro course in genetics & one year of biology
524 Urban Soil and Environment Balster (Soil Science) Fall Odd Years (e.g. Fall 2013) 3 Pre-Reqs: Soil Sci 301 or 230
550 Molecular Approaches for Potential Crop Improvement Vierstra & Krysan Spring 3 Pre-Reqs: Biochem 501 & Genetics 466
561 Introductory Cytogenetics Jiang Spring 2 – 3 Pre-Reqs: Genetics 466
571 Statistical Methods for Bioscience I Varies (Statistics) Fall 4 Pre-Reqs: College algebra: Grad st or instructor consent
572 Statistical Methods for Bioscience II Varies (Statistics) Spring 4 Pre-Reqs: Stats/Forestry/Hort 571
626 Mineral Nutrition of Plants Barak (Soil Science) & Spalding (Botany) Fall Even Years (e.g. Fall 2014) 3 Pre-Reqs: Botany 350 or instructor consent
699 Special Problems Varies Every Semester 1 – 4 Pre-Reqs: Sr st & instructor consent
799 Practicum in Horticulture Teaching Varies Fall & Spring 1 – 3 Pre-Reqs: Grad st & instructor consent
811 Biometrical Procedures in Plant Breeding S. Kaeppler & de-Leon Fall Odd Years (e.g. Fall 2013) 3 Pre-Reqs: Intro courses in genetics & stat
850 Advanced Plant Breeding S. Kaeppler & de-Leon Spring Even Years (e.g. Spring 2014) 3 Pre-Reqs: Agron/Hort 338 or 501 or instructor consent
875 Introduction to Research Ethics Patterson & Streiffer Spring Odd Years (e.g. Spring 2013) 1 Cross-listed with Dept. of Medical History & Bioethics
875 Special Topics Varies Varies 1 – 4 Course topic varies
910 Seminar Varies Spring 1 Meets with Agron. 920
957 Seminar-Plant Breeding Varies Fall & Spring 1 None
990 Research Varies Every semester 1 – 12 Credit for students working on their dissertation research