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  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Horticulture: Landscape Contracting and Management, BS


About the Program

Students selecting landscape contracting and management, are prepared to direct and conduct in “hands-on” fashion, the technical side of landscape construction and plant installation.  Graduates of this program often operate a landscape design/build or construction and/or maintenance firm, work as a grounds manager.

Horticulture (multiple concentrations) Website

Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information

The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Horticulture: Landscape Contracting & Management  include all Supplemental Information and selective lists of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. These are intended to be printer-friendly, but include less descriptive course detail.

Please see below for program requirements and the necessary degree fulfillments.

120 credits required for graduation

Departmental/Program Major Courses (115 credits)


Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (74 credits)


Electives (4 credits)


Elective - Credit Hours: 4.00

University Core Requirements


  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website or click here .

120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree


2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree


College of Agriculture & University Level Requirements


  • 2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree
  • 32 Upper division credits taken from Purdue
  • 9 credits International Understanding
  • 3 credits Multicultural Awareness
  • 9 credits of Hum and/or Social Sciences outside the College of Agriculture

Program Requirements


14 Credits


17 Credits


14 Credits


15 Credits


15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


15 Credits


16 Credits


Spring 4th Year


  • HORT 42600 - Landscape Contracting And Management Capstone Experience
  • Concentration Selective - Credit Hours: 1.00
  • Humanities or Social Sciences Selective - Credits Hours: 3.00
  • Humanities or Social Sciences Selective (30000+ level) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Supervision/Personnel Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • UCC Science, Technology & Society Selective - Credit Hours: 1.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 2.00

14 Credits


Note


120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.

2.0 GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

Consultation with an advisor may result in an altered plan customized for an individual student.

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.