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Horticulture (HORT) - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1999
End Date: Summer Session 2003

Horticulture (HORT) - Archive

PROFESSOR CHARLES W. HEUSER, Program Coordinator

Horticulture is an applied plant science that involves the application of science and technology to the production of horticultural crops and the management of public and commercial horticultural enterprises. The major gives students maximum flexibility in selecting a program of study best suited to their needs and professional goals. Students can emphasize floriculture (greenhouse production or flower retailing), olericulture (vegetable crops), ornamental horticulture, and pomology (fruit culture). Training is also available in the disciplines of plant breeding, plant nutrition, and horticultural physiology.

Graduates find positions as commercial growers of fruit, vegetable, nursery, or greenhouse crops; as managers of retail enterprises or public and private gardens; in production and quality control, or as fieldmen in the food processing industries; in federal and state inspection services; in crop consulting; in secondary level teaching; or in sales and service work for seed, plant materials, agricultural chemicals, and other related businesses. By selection of appropriate science courses, students can prepare for graduate study leading to careers in research, teaching, and/or extension in horticulture and related plant sciences.

For the B.S. degree in Horticulture, a minimum of 131 credits is required.

TO VIEW THE Horticulture Minor (HORT)

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(18 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 13 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 91 credits
(This includes 18 credits of General Education courses: 9 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 3 credits of GS courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (53 credits)
CHEM 012 GN(3), CHEM 013 GN(3), CHEM 014 GN(1), CHEM 034(3) (Sem: 1-4)
BIOL 110 GN(4), BIOL 230W GN(4) (Sem: 1-4)
ENT 012(3), SOILS 101(3) (Sem: 5-6)
BIOL 441(3), PPATH 405(3) (Sem: 7-8)
HORT 101 GN(3)[1], HORT 202(3)[1], HORT 232(3)[1], HORT 315(3)[1], HORT 390(1)[1], HORT 402W(3)[1], HORT 407(3)[1], HORT 412W(3)[1], HORT 490(1)[1] (Sem: 1-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (38 credits)
Select 3 credits from MATH 022 GQ(3), MATH 026 GQ(3), MATH 030 GQ(3), MATH 040 GQ(5), MATH 041 GQ(3), MATH 110 GQ(4), MATH 111 GQ(2), MATH 140 GQ(4), MATH 141 GQ(4) (Sem: 1-2)
Select 3 credits from STAT 200 GQ(4) or STAT 240(3) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 3 credits from AG BM 101 GS(3), ECON 002 GS(3), ECON 004 GS(3), or ECON 014 GS(3) (Sem: 3-4)
Select 23 credits from department list (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from HORT 430W(3), HORT 431(3), HORT 432(3), HORT 433(3), HORT 450(3), HORT 453(3) (Sem: 7-8)
Select 3 credits from HORT 420(3), HORT 440W(3), HORT 444(4), HORT 455(3), or HORT 469(3) (Sem: 7-8)

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[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1999

Blue sheet Item #:27-02-001

Review Date: 4/9/02

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