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Curriculum for Restoration Horticulture Specialization


This specialization prepares students to apply horticultural-based knowledge to the establishment, management and protection of plant communities. This background will develop proficiency in many areas of applied plant science, including native/rate plant propagation, ex situ plant conservation, weed control, nursery production of native plants and planting design and specification.


Course Number

Title

Hours

Term Offered

BSC2011

Integrated Principles of Biology 2

3

Fall, Spring, Summer

ORH3513C

Environmental Plant Identification & Use

3

Fall, Summer

ORH4848

Landscape Plant Establishment

2

Fall

PLS3004C

Principles of Plant Science

3

Fall, Spring

BOT3151C

Local Flora

3

 Fall, Summer

EVR3323

Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration

4

Spring

PCB4043C

General Ecology

4

 Fall, Spring

SWS3022 & 3022L

Introduction to Soils in the Environment & Lab

4

Fall, Spring

PLS4941

Practical Work Experience

3

 Fall, Spring, Summer

AGR4512

OR

HOS4304

Physiology & Ecology of Crops

OR

Horticultural Physiology

3

Spring

Fall

PLS3223 & 3223L

Plant Propagation & Lab

3

Fall

PLS4353C

Culture & Production of Aquatic Plants

3

 

PLS4601C

Principles of Weed Science

3

Fall

ORH4905

Capstone Experience

3

 Fall, Spring

EES4200

Environmental Chemistry of Carbon Compounds

3

 

PCB3601C

Plant Ecology

3

 Fall

Approved Electives: Minimum 12 credits
Choose courses from each focus area below. Minimum credits required in each focus area appear in parentheses. Consult an adviser for other options, which may include study abroad courses.

Natural Resource Management (3)

Knowing the history and current state of the area’s ecosystem, the students will use their restoration practices knowledge to make recommendations on how to return the area to a sand hills habitat.
Spring ’13: Intro to Ecosystem Restoration (EVR 3323)

FOR 3214 Fire in Natural Resource Management
FOR 4110 Ecology and Restoration of Longleaf Pine Ecosystem
WIS 3401 Wildlife Ecology and Management

Tools and Applications (3)


AOM 3333 Pesticide Application
EES 4027 Spatial Analysis Using Geographic Information Systems
EES 4050 Environmental Planning and Design
STA 3024 Introduction to Statistics 2
SWS 4720C GIS in Soil and Water Science
SWS 4932 Environmental Techniques

Ecology (6)


FOR 3153C Forest Ecology
FOR 4090C Urban Forestry
ORH 3815C Florida Native Landscaping
PCB 2441 Biological Invaders
SWS 4244 Wetlands
WIS 3402 Wildlife of Florida
WIS 4203C Introduction to Landscape Ecology