The horticulture option provides students with experience in ornamentals, fruits and vegetable production, turf and golf maintenance, landscape design and maintenance, viticulture, nursery production, greenhouse management and other areas.

What You'll Do

  • Take a variety of agribusiness courses, such as: management,
    marketing, finance, sales, computer applications, accounting
    and economics.
  • Take agriculture courses, such as horticulture crop production,
    greenhouse, nursery, and turfgrass management, viticulture,
    plant propagation, strategic urban horticulture, advanced
    horticulture technologies, soils, pest management, landscape
    design and plant pathology.
  • Complete an internship or research project.
  • Be prepared for positions in food horticulture, golf
    course/turfgrass and greenhouse management as well as sales,
    marketing, finance, policy, consulting and related areas.
  • Be provided with a basis for graduate work leading to a
    master's degree or doctorate.

What You'll Study

  • AO215 Soils
  • AO323 Plant Pathology
  • HO215 Practical Horticulture Experiences
  • HO225 Identification and Use of Deciduous Plants
  • HO235 Identification and Use of Evergreen Plants
  • HO245 Identification and Use of Interiorscape and Tropical Plants
  • HO255 Identification and Use of Annual and Perennial Plants

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Internships & Career Opportunities

  • Greenhouse Owner/Manager
  • Orchard owner/Manager
  • Farm Owner/Manager
  • Vineyard Owner/Manager
  • Landscape Designer/Installer
  • Plant Propagator/Breeder
  • Sports Field Manager
  • Extension Agent/Plant Inspector
  • Food Production & Safety
  • Nursery Owner/Manager
  • Urban Forester
  • Hydroponics Operations
  • Product/Sales Representative
  • Bank Finance Officer
  • Research Technician
  • Winemaker


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