Degree Requirements

Horticulture Major Requirements (effective Summer 2015)

 

Curriculum Sheet (for students admitted to the major in Summer 2015 – Present)

Prior Year Curriculum Sheet (for students admitted to the major before Summer 2015)

For a list of when classes are offered and information on pre-reqs, please refer to the Undergraduate Courses page.

  • Math (112 and 113 or 114 or 171* or satisfied by a placement exam)
  • 3 cr required from: Math 210, 211, 217*, 221, 222, Stat 301, 371, or Comp Sci 302
  • Chemistry (103 and 104 or 109)
  • Biology (Bot 130 + Zoo 101/102 or Bio 151 and 152 or Biocore)

Foundation Courses:

  • Entom 302 (FS) or 351 (S)
  • Genetics 160 (F) or 466 (F,S,SS)
  • Botany 300 (F) or Botany 305 (S) Botany 500 (S)
  • Pl Path 300 (F) or 309 (F)
  • Soil Sci 301 (F)

Core Courses:

  • One course required from: Botany 300, 400, 401, 455, 460, 500
  • Hort 120
  • Hort 121
  • Hort 227
  • Hort 320
  • Hort 334 and 335 or Hort 375 (Organic Vegetable Production)
  • 3 Breadth Courses from the following list: Hort 234, 261 and 262, 263 or 375 (Arboriculture and Landscape Maintenance), 345, 370

5 Credits of Electives (See Curriculum Sheet for List)

Capstone – Hort 372, 374, 399, or 699 – The capstone should be completed in your final 2-3 semesters.

 

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Students from Hort 370:World Vegetable Crops participating in the annual Giant Pumpkin Regatta