Deal with important issues of our time as they relate to turfgrass: water, pesticide use, fertilizer use, safety concerns and biodiversity.
Encourage ecological awareness, environmental action and safety among sports enthusiasts and homeowners. Business courses in management, accounting, business law and human resources prepare graduates for leadership roles within the profession.
The Turfgrass Science specialization gives you a science-based education in turfgrass species selection and their uses in “green” sports field construction and management. Study turfgrass physiology—especially as affected by various environmental conditions—and design technology. Gain a solid understanding of the cultural procedures and equipment needed for turfgrass propagation, maintenance, irrigation, fertilization and cultivation. Learn about pest control programs to maintain turf in a responsible and environmentally friendly manner.