BS in Horticultural Science

University of Florida

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Food & Dining, Grounds
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Agriculture
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The Horticultural Sciences Department offers four undergraduate curriculum options: Horticultural Sciences - This is a flexible curriculum covering growth and development of horticultural crops and is tailored to individual students’ interest and career objectives. Horticultural Production– In this program, students learn production techniques that emphasize sustainability and efficiency to propel them on a career path in many aspects of the fruit and/or vegetable industry. Organic Crop Production- This specialization emphasizes cultural practices that maintain ecological and economical balance in horticultural crop production systems. These principles apply to any crop production system, whether conventional, sustainable and/or organic. Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology- This program focuses on integrating molecular techniques to improve and understand crop growth, development, and enhance traditional breeding. It is an excellent program to prepare students for graduate studies or careers in laboratory research.

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