Greenhouse and Landscape Industries Model Semester Plan


Model Semester Plan

To remain on track, students must complete the appropriate critical-tracking courses, which appear in bold.

This semester plan represents an example progression through the major. Actual courses and course order may be different depending on the student's academic record and scheduling availability of courses. Prerequisites still apply.

Semester 1

Credits

BOT 2010C Introductory Botany, 3 credits
OR

BSC 2010 Integrated Principles of Biology 1, 3 credits, and
BSC 2010L Integrated Principles of Biology Laboratory, 1 credit, (GE-B)

3-4

ENC 1101 Expository and Argumentative Writing
State Core GE-C; WR6

3

MUL 2010 Experiencing Music
State Core; GE-H; N

3

MAC 1147 Precalculus:  Algebra and Trigonometry
State Core GE-M

4

Total

13

 

Semester 2

Credits

BOT 2011C Plant Diversity
OR

BSC 2011 Integrated Principles of Biology 2, 3 credits, and
BSC 2011L Integrated Principles of Biology 2 Laboratory, 1 credit
GE-B

4

IUF 1000 What is the Good Life
GE-H

3

STA 2023 Introduction to Statistics 1
GE-M

3

ENC 2210 Technical Writing
GE-C; WR6

3

Total

13

 

Semester 3

Credits

ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics

State core; GE-S

4

CHM 2045 General Chemistry 1, 3 credits, and
CHM 2045L General Chemistry 1 Laboratory, 1 credit
State Core GE-B/P

4

AEC 3030C Effective Oral Communication or
SPC 2608 Public Speaking

3

AMH 2020 United States Since 1877

GE-S; D

3

Total

14

 

Semester 4

Credits

PHY 2004 Applied Physics 1, 3 credits, and

PHY 2004L Applied Physics Laboratory 1, 1 credit

GE-B/P

4

PLS 3004C Principles of Plant Science

3

SWS 3022 Introduction to Soils in the Environment, 3 credits, and

SWS 3022L Introduction to Soils in the Environment Laboratory, 1 credit

GE-B/P

4

AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Management; or

AEB 4424 Human Resource Management; or

AEB 3341 Selling Strategically

3

Total

14

 

Summer

 

ENY 3005 Principles of Entomology, 2 credits, and

ENY 3005L Principles of Entomology, 1 credit

3

Gordon Rule 6000-word course

3

 

 

 

 

Total

6

Semester 5

Credits

BCH 3023 Elementary Organic and Biological Chemistry

3

ORH 3513C Environmental Plant Identification and Use

3

PLP 3002C Fundamentals of Plant Pathology

4

ORH 3253C Introduction to Nursery Management or

ORH 4236C Ornamental Landscape Management

3-4

Total

13-14

 

Semester 6

Credits

HOS 4304 Horticultural Physiology, or

AGR 4512 Crop Ecology and Physiology

3

AEB 4126 Agricultural and Natural Resource Ethics

WR6

3

Approved electives

9

Total

15

 

Summer

Credits

PLS 4941 Practical Work Experience

3

Total

3

 

Semester 7

Credits

PLS 4601C Principles of Weed Science

3

PLS 3223 Plant Propagation, 2 credits, and
PLS 3223L Plant Propagation Laboratory, 1 credit

3

Approved electives

9

Total

15

 

Semester 8

Credits

PLS 4950 Plant Science Capstone

3

ORH 4933 Professional Seminar

1

Approved electives

10

Total

14

Approved Electives: Minimum 28 credits

Choose courses from the areas below and focus electives toward a specific minor or area of expertise. An advisor can help establish a plan for these electives. For a broader program, choose a minimum of three credits from each area. Students must consult with their advisor for assistance in selecting the designated listed electives in order to take applicable and appropriate courses for the students’ job and career aspirations.  Consult an advisor for other options, which may include study abroad courses.

Entomology and Pest Management

NEM 3002 Principles of  Nematology (3)

ENY 3510C Turf and Ornamental Entomology (3)

ENY 4161 Insect Classification (3)

ENY 4573 Beekeeping (3)

AOM333 Pesticide Application Techniques (3)

IPM 4254 Landscape IPM: Ornamentals and Turf (3)

IPM 3022 Fundamentals of Pest Management (3)

Plants and Soils

ORH 3222C Turfgrass Culture (3)

ORH4223 Golf and Sports Turf Management (3)

ORH 4236C Ornamental Landscape Management (3)

ORH 3253C Introductory Nursery Management (4)

ORH4804 & 4804L Annual and Perennial Gardening (3)

ORH 4848 Landscape Plant Establishment (2)

ORH4256 Nutritional Management of Nursery Crops (3)

ORH4242 Arboriculture (4)

ORH4280 Orchidology (3)

ORH4264 Greenhouse and Nursery Crop Culture (4)

WIS 4443 Wetland Wildlife Resources (3)

AOM 3734 Irrigation Principles and Practices for Florida (3)

SWS 4116 Environmental Nutrient Management (3)

PLS4242 Micropropagation (3)

ORH3773 and 3773L Public Gardens (3)

LDE3401C Residential Landscape Design (3)

LDE4404C Advanced Residential Landscape Design (3)

ORH2752 Sensory Gardens (3)

ORH3815 Florida Native Landscaping (3)

PLS4601 Weed Science (3)

EVR3323 Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration (4)

Agribusiness

AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Management (3)

AEB 4424 Human Resource Management (3)

AEB3341 Selling Strategically (3)

AEB 3300 Agricultural and Food Marketing (3)

AEB3144 Introduction to Agricultural Finance (3)