Academic Programs

The following options are offered in the Department of Horticulture curriculum:

  1. Horticultural Food Crop Production and Management Option — 12 credits (See suggested 4-year plan)
  2. Ornamental Plant Production and Garden Center and Management Option — 12 credits (See suggested 4-year plan)
  3. Landscape Design, Installation, and Management Option — 12 credits (See suggested 4-year plan)
  4. Public Garden Option — 12 credits (See suggested 4-year plan)
  5. Science Option — 12 credits (See suggested 4-year plan)
  6. Turfgrass Management Option — 12 credits (See suggested 4-year plan)

For a complete of curriculum requirements: Horticulture Group Requirements 2012-2013 (PDF)

Department of Horticulture students participate in university-wide academic programs including the Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Assistant program and Women in Science and Engineering program. These programs are directed toward students demonstrating high grade point averages and provide unique opportunities for independent study and research.