Dec 15, 2018  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog

Horticulture: Public Horticulture Concentration, BS


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About the Program

Public horticulture is a professional program leading to employment in botanical gardens, and arboretums and other horticultural establishments serving the public. Graduates work as curators of plant collections, educators, plant propagators, illustrators, and writers. Practical training through internships in public gardens is stressed.

Horticulture Website

Degree Requirements


120 Credits Required

Departmental/Program Major Courses (37 credits)


Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (75-76 credits)


Electives (7-8 credits)


  • Elective - Credit Hours: 7.00-8.00

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.

Prerequisite Information:


For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.


 

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

Additional Requirements


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Program Requirements


14 Credits


16-17 Credits


15 Credits


16 Credits


15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


14 Credits


Spring 4th Year


  • HORT 42700 - Horticulture Capstone
  • Communication Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Humanities or Social Science Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Supervision/Personnel Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Concentration Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • Elective - Credit Hours: 1.00-2.00

14-15 Credits


Notes


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


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