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Degree Overview - Sustainable Horticulture Concentration

First Year

Fall Semester

  • BIO100 Basic Biology
  • ECO120 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ENG101 College Composition
  • NFA117 Issues and Opportunities
  • PSE100 Plant Science

(Credit Subtotal: 15)

Spring Semester

  • CMJ103 Fundamentals of Public Communication

or

  • SFR222 Environmental Communication Skills
  • ECO254 Small Business Economics and Management
  • MAT122 Pre-Calculus
  • General Education:  Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives

(Credit Subtotal: 13)


Sophomore

Fall Semester

  • BMB207 Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • BMB209 Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory

or

  • CHY121 Introduction to Chemistry
  • CHY123 Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory
  • MAT232 Principles of Statistical Inference
  • PSE221 Woody Landscape Plants
  • General Education: Artistic and Creative Expression

(Credit Subtotal: 14)

Spring Semester

  • BMB208 Elementary Physiological Chemistry
  • BMB210 Elementary Physiological Chemistry Laboratory

or

  • CHY122 Applications of Chemistry
  • CHY124 Applications of Chemistry Laboratory
  • EES140 Soil Science
  • EES141 Soil Science Lab
  • Elective

(Credit Subtotal: 15)


Junior

Fall Semester

  • BIO327 Introductory Applied Entomology
  • BIO464 Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
  • PSE219 Herbaceous Landscape Plants
  • PSE325 Turfgrass Management (odd yrs)
  • Elective

(Credit Subtotal: 16)

Spring Semester

  • BIO319 General Ecology
  • PSE410 Plant Propagation
  • PSE415 Greenhouse Management
  • SFR439  Plant Anatomy Structure and Function
  • 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

  • PHI232 Environmental Ethics

or

  • General Education:  Ethics
  • PSE403 Weed Ecology and Management

or

  • WLE423 Wetland Ecology and Conservation
  • PSE424 Nursery Management
  • PSE457 Plant Pathology

(Credit Subtotal: 13/14)

Spring Semester

  • ENG317 Business and Technical Writing
  • PSE430 Environmental Horticulture
  • General Education:  Western Cultural Traditions
  • 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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