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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Arboriculture Minor

College of Agricultural Sciences (ARBOR)

The Arboriculture minor has been designed to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to the principled and practices of the arboriculture profession. Combined with a major in Horticulture or Forestry, this minor will help prepare students for a career in arboriculture. The courses in the minor include arboriculture, disease and insect control, the planting and maintenance of plants in the landscape, and management of trees in urban environments. HORT 201, and many of the introductory positions available to graduates with an arboriculture minor, require physical strength and conditioning.The profession of arboriculture has many opportunities available in the application of arboricultural practices, sales, consulting, management of companies, and management of urban trees.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 20-21 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES: (15 Credits )
HORT 201(2), HORT/FOR 301(3) (Sem: 3-4)
ENT 313(2), ENT 314(1) (Sem: 5-6)
FOR 401(3), HORT 408(4) (Sem 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (5-6 credits)
Select 3 credits from FOR 203(3), HORT 137(3) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 2-3 credits from PPEM 300(3) or PPEM 318(2) (Sem:5-6)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2008

Blue Sheet Item #: 36-06-002

Review Date: 4/15/08

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