Plant Sciences, B.S.

Plant Sciences prepares you for professional careers in horticulture, with flexible requirements, and a central focus on sustainability. Specializations are offered in Ornamental Horticulture, Sustainable Crop Production, and Turfgrass Management. You’ll have a wide range of career options, including agricultural consultant, arborist, botanist or plant biologist, greenhouse manager, plant farmer, irrigation specialist, landscape designer, lawn care specialist, nursery manager, turfgrass manager, and much more.


Faculty Advisor - Academic Year Only

Plant Sciences

Academic Advisor

College of Health Sciences/College of the Environment and Life Sciences


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Curriculum Sheets

Ornamental Horticulture


Sustainable Crop Production


Turfgrass Management


Major Entry Requirements

  • Complete 24 units and have a minimum GPA of 2.00
  • Complete URI 101