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Degree Overview - Landscape Design Concentration

First Year

Fall Semester

  • CMJ103 Fundamentals of Public Communication

or

  • SFR222 Environmental Communication Skills
  • ECO120 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ENG101 College Composition
  • NFA117 Issues and Opportunities
  • PSE100 Plant Science

(Credit Subtotal: 14)

Spring Semester

  • ART100 Drawing I
  • ECO254 – Small Business Economics and Management
  • PSY100 General Psychology
  • General Education:  Math
  • Elective

(Credit Subtotal: 15)


Sophomore

Fall Semester

  • BMB207 Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • BMB209 Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory

or

  • CHY121 Introduction to Chemistry
  • CHY123 Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory
  • MAT115 Applied Math for Business and Economics

or

  • MAT122 Pre-Calculus
  • PSE221 Woody Landscape Plants
  • Elective


(Credit Subtotal: 13/14)

Spring Semester

  • ART110 2-D Design
  • EES140 Soil Science
  • EES141 Soil Science Laboratory
  • PSE328 Landscape Design
  • Elective


(Credit Subtotal: 14)


Junior

Fall Semester

  • PSE219 Herbaceous Landscape Plants
  • PSE227 Landscape Design and Construction Techniques
  • PSE324 Digital Graphic Communication
  • PSE325 Turfgrass Management (odd yrs)
  • General Education:  Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives

(Credit Subtotal: 16)

Spring Semester

  • PSE410 Plant Propagation
  • PSE415 Greenhouse Management
  • General Education:  Western Cultural Tradition
  • Elective

(Credit Subtotal: 16)

Summer(s)

  • PSE396 Field Experience
    • Field Experience should be taken after completion of the Junior year.

(Credit Subtotal: 2)


Senior

Fall Semester

  • BIO327 Introductory Applied Entomology
  • PHI232 Environmental Ethics

or

  • General Education:  Ethics
  • PSE424 Nursery Management
  • PSE457 Plant Pathology

(Credit Subtotal: 14)

Spring Semester

  • ENG317 Business and Technical Writing
  • PSE425 Landscape Management
  • PSE430 Environmental Horticulture
  • General Education:  Population and the Environment

or

  • Elective

(Credit Subtotal: 16)

NOTE:  The choice above depends on whether the Ethics course chosen satisfies the Population and the Environment General Education requirement as well.


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