Mar 20, 2018  
2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Horticulture: Landscape Design, BS

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About the Program

Graduates in Landscape Design will be ready to create planting plans and construction site plans for landscape and garden development. They will be able to work with clients to determine requirements and oversee installation of new landscapes, especially at the small commercial/institutional and residential scales.

Horticulture (multiple concentrations) Website

Degree Requirements and Supplemental Information

The full Program Requirements for 2016-17 Horticulture: Landscape Design  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 (68 credits)

Electives (6 credits)

University Core Requirements

  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology & Society
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning

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

Spring 1st Year

16 Credits

Fall 2nd Year

15 Credits

Spring 2nd Year

15 Credits

Fall 3rd Year

15 Credits

15 Credits

16 Credits

Spring 4th Year

14 Credits


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.

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