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Curriculum for Landscape & Nursery Horticulture Specialization


This specialization is for students who want to understand the scientific principles of turf and ornamental plant production and use and who desire business knowledge and management skills. This specialization is offered through the statewide program is also available at the Fort Lauderdale Research and Education in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Mid-Florida Research and Education Center in Apopka, Fla., and West Florida Research and Education Center in Milton, Fla.


Course Number

Title

Hours

Term Offered

ORH3222C

Turfgrass Culture

4

Fall

ORH3513C

Environmental Plant Identification & Use

3

Fall, Summer

PLS3004C

Principles of Plant Science

3

Fall, Spring

ORH4236C

Landscape & Turfgrass Management

3

Spring

SWS3022   & 3022L

Soils & Soils Lab

4

Fall, Spring

PLS4941

Practical Work Experience

3

Fall, Spring, Summer

HOS4304

or

AGR4512

Horticultural Physiology

or

Physiology & Ecology of Crops

3

Fall

Spring

ORH3253C

Introductory Nursery Management

4

Fall

PLS3223   & 3223L

Plant Propagation & Lab

3

Fall

ORH4905

Capstone Experience

3

 Fall, Spring

ORH4933

Professional Seminar

1

 Spring

Approved Electives: Minimum 26 credits.
Choose courses from the areas below and focus your electives toward a specific minor or area of expertise. An adviser can help establish a plan for these electives. For a broader program, choose a minimum of three credits from each area. Consult an adviser for other options, which may include study abroad courses.

Environmental and Natural Resources


EVR 3323 Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration
EVS 3000 Environmental Science
ORH 3815C Florida Native Landscaping
SWS 4244 Wetlands
WIS 3401 Wildlife Ecology and Management

Landscape and Design Development


LDE 3410C Residential Landscape Design
LDE 4404C Advanced Residential Landscape Design
ORH 4223 Golf and Sports Turf Management
ORH 4804 and 4804L Annual Perennial Gardening and Laboratory
ORH 4848 Landscape Plant Establishment
ORH 4932 Landscape Installation (construction)

Management and Sales


AEB 3122 Financial Planning Agribusiness
-or- AEB 4136 Agribusiness Entrepreneurship
(for off-campus students only)
AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Management
AEB 3300 Agricultural and Food Marketing
AEB 3341 Strategic Selling
AEB 4424 Human Resource Management in Agribusiness

Plant Pest Management

AOM 3333 Pesticide Application Techniques (3)
ENY 3005 and 3005L Principles of Entomology (2) and Laboratory (1)
IPM 4254 Landscape IPM: Ornamentals and Turf (3)
PLP 3002C Fundamentals of Plant Pathology (4)
PLP 3230 Survey of Plant Pathogens (3)
PLS 4601C Weed Science (3)

Plant Improvement, Growth and Development

AGR 3303 Genetics (3)
BCH 3023 Elementary Organic and Biochemistry (3)
HOS 4341 Advanced Horticulture Physiology (3)
ORH 4256 Nutritional Management of Nursery Crops (3)
ORH 4932 Ornamental Stress Physiology (3)
SWS 4116 Environmental Nutrient Management (3)

Plant Production and Management

ORH 4242C Arboriculture (4)
ORH 4264 Greenhouse and Nursery Crop Culture (3)
PLS 4242C Micro-propagation of Horticultural Crops (4)