Fruit, Vegetable, & Organic Horticulture Management Program of Study

 

Semester

Course

Course Title

Credits

FALL

1st Semester

AT 071 or 102

Tech Math / Turf & Landscape Calc*

2

CSS 110

Computer Applications in Agronomy

2

HRT 109

Introduction to Applied Plant Science

2

HRT 203

Introduction to Horticulture

3

HRT 207

Horticulture Career Development

1

Core and/or Electives (fewer credits if full-time status not required)

2

Semester Total

12

SPRING

2nd Semester

AT  045

Agricultural Communications*

2

ENT 111

Basics of Applied Entomology

2

HRT 204

Plant Propagation & Use

3

HRT 218

Irrigation Systems for Horticulture

2

Core and/or Electives (fewer credits if full-time status not required)

3

Semester Total

12

SUMMER

AT 293

Professional Internship in Ag Tech

3

FALL

3rd Semester

Core and/or Electives (fewer credits if full-time status not required)

12

Semester Total

12

SPRING

4th Semester

CSS 210

Fundamentals of Soil Science

3

PLP 105 & PLP 105L

Fund. of Applied Plant Pathology & Lab

1+1

Core and/or Electives (fewer credits if full-time status not required)

7

Semester Total

12

 
 
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION

 

 48

 

Choose at least 15 credits from the following Core areas:

Semester Offered

Course

Course Title

Credits

Spring & Fall

AFRE 100

Decision-making in the Agri-Food System

3

Spring, Sum, Fall

AFRE 222

Agribusiness and Food Industry Sales (W)

3

Spring

AT 101

Spanish for the Agricultural Industry

2

Fall

CSS 126

Introduction to Weed Management (on-line)

2

Spring

HRT 242

Passive Solar Greenhouse for Protective Cultivation (on-line)

1

Spring

HRT 243

Organic Transplant Production (on-line)

1

Spring

HRT 251

Organic Farming Principles & Practices

3

Spring

HRT 253

Compost Production & Use (on-line)

1

Spring of Even Years

HRT 323

Floriculture Production:  Herbaceous Perennials & Annuals

3

Fall

HRT 332

Tree Fruit Production & Management

3

Spring

HRT 336

Viticulture & Berry Production

2

Spring

HRT 341

Vegetable Production & Management

3

Fall

HRT 351

Hydroponic Food Production

2

Fall

HRT 351L

Hydroponic Food Production Lab

2

Suggested Electives:

Semester Offered

Course

Course Title

Credits

Spring

AE 131

Agricultural Water Resource Management (on-line)

3

Spring

AE 143

Application of Precision Agriculture Technologies (on-line)

3

Spring & Fall

AE 151

Fabrication Technology

2

Spring

AE 153

Engine and Equipment Technology

2

Spring, Sum, Fall

AFRE 130

Farm Management I

3

Fall

AFRE 232

Commodity Marketing I

3

Fall

AT 202

Ag Regulation Compliance and Safety (on-line)

3

Fall

CSS 101 and CSS 101L

Intro to Crop Science & Lab

3+1

Fall

CSS 120

Agricultural Industry Issues

3

Spring & Fall

CSS 124

Intro to Sustainable Ag & Food Systems

2

Spring

CSS 135

Crop Scouting & Investigation

3

Spring

CSS 181

Pesticide & Fertilizer Application Technology

3

Fall

CSS 226L

Weed Science Laboratory

1

Spring

HRT 218L

Irrigation Systems for Horticulture Lab

1

Spring

HRT 404

Horticulture Management

3

Fall Odd Years

HRT 407

Horticulture Marketing

3

Fall

KIN 125

First Aid & Personal Safety

3

Last updated 5/19/22