The bachelor of science degree in Horticulture from the University of Minnesota Crookston prepares students for careers in the green industry. If you enjoy being outdoors, growing plants, and designing landscapes, this degree is for you. As eco-awareness and sustainability become an important part of doing business in the 21st century, the U of M, Crookston will give you the tools you need to be successful in this field. Receive hands-on experience working in state-of-the-art laboratories and production greenhouses.
The B.S. in Horticulture is a career-oriented program that combines science-based education, liberal arts education, and technical training. All horticulture students are introduced to botany, woody plants, entomology, plant pathology, and soil science as part of the program requirements. Student select from two emphases - Environmental Landscaping and Production Horticulture.
A wide variety of career options are available some of which include:
Interested in a double major, minor or emphasis to complement your Horticulture degree? Check out these other options at UMC.
Eric Castle, an assistant professor in the Horticulture program at the University of Minnesota, Crookston, talks about the program and what sets it apart. His focus is within the Environmental Landscaping Emphasis.
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