Agricultural Science and Technology B.A./B.S. - Emphasis in Ornamental Horticulture

The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Agricultural Science and Technology is available with an emphasis in teacher certification, ornamental horticulture, or industry. The purpose of the Agricultural Science and Technology B.A./B.S. with emphasis in Ornamental Horticulture is to prepare students fro a variety of exciting careers. From golf courses to green houses, environmental agencies to major corporations, horticulturists with knowledge in ornamental plants, turf grasses, soils and landscape design are in high demand. This program will provide you with the knowledge to broadly serve retail centers and wholesale growers, small residential yards and commercial landscapes, "street" trees and backyard or green roof gardeners.

Core Curriculum Courses
See the Core Curriculum Requirements42
Required courses in the Emphasis
PLS electives, 6 sh (6 adv)6
Ag Sci elective, 6 sh (3 adv)6
Electives (21)21
AG 1131Intro To Agriculture1
AG 300Professional Agricultural Communications1
AG 400Seminar1
AG 405Internship Agri-Industries6
Introduction to Horticulture
PLS 1115Introduction to Horticulture Laboratory1
PLS 230Ornamental Plant Identification3
PLS 2313Economic Entomology3
PLS 305Landscape Design3
PLS 306Plant Propagation3
PLS 309Soil Science3
PLS 329Soil Science Laboratory1
PLS 320Soil Fert-Plant Nutrition3
PLS 430Greenhouse Management3
PLS 450Landscape Management3
Required support courses
Agricultural Economics
AG 392GLB/Appld Ethics US World Ag3
BSC 1411US- Botany4
MGT 305Principles of Management 3
Select one of the following sequences.*
Survey of General Chemistry
and Experimental Survey of General Chemistry: Laboratory Section
and Survey of Organic and Biochemistry
and Experimental Survey of Organic and Biochemistry: Laboratory Section
Or
General and Quantitative Chemistry I
and General and Quantitative Chemistry Laboratory I
and General Chemistry Tutorial I
and Survey of Organic and Biochemistry
and Experimental Survey of Organic and Biochemistry: Laboratory Section
Total Hours120