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2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Horticulture - BS


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College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Department of Plants, Soils and Climate

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  • For more information about Horticulture, see the department website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and logon to DegreeWorks   to check student-specific program progress.

 

  • Only available at the Wasatch sites (Salt Lake, Kaysville, Orem)

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

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Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

  Summer Semester Credits General Education Infor and Notes:
BIOL 1610: Biology I /BIOL 1615: Biology I Laboratory   3 /1     USU Classes in Tooele or Brigham City or take thru SLCC must be admitted to SLCC BIOL 1620: Biology II (BLS) /BIOL 1625: Biology II Laboratory   3 /1     USU Classes in Tooele or Brigham City or take thru SLCC must be admitted to SLCC PSC 2600: Herbaceous Plant Materials   3    
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3     PSC 3500: Structure and Function of Plants   3    
PSC 1050: Plants, Soils, and Climate Orientation   1-2     MATH 1050: College Algebra (QL)   4     Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3  
PSC 1800: Introduction to Horticulture (BLS)   3   Breadth Life Sciences PSC 2200: Pest Management Principles and Practices   3          
PSC 2620: Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape   3     PSC 2900: Special Problems in Plant Science   1-4   Elective for credit      
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

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Spring Semester

Credits

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  Summer Semester Credits General Education Infor and Notes:
CHEM 1110: General Chemistry I (BPS)   4   Breadth Physical Sciences ASTE 3050: Technical and Professional Communication Principles (CI)   3   Communications Intensive BIOL 4500: Applied Entomology   3    
PSC 3700: Plant Propagation   4     PSC 2900: Special Problems in Plant Science   1-4   Odd years elective for credit PSC 2900: Special Problems in Plant Science   1-4   Elective for credit
PSC 3810: Turfgrass Management   3     PSC 4050: Greenhouse Management and Crop Production   4     PSC 3600: An Introduction to Plant Breeding and Heredity   2    
PSC 4400: Modern Vegetable Production   3   Even years PSC 6100: Professional Turf and Urban Landscape Water Management   3   Elective for credit      
      Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)   3        
      Elective 3 Elective for credit      
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

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Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

  Summer Semester Credits General Education Infor and Notes:
PSC 3000: Fundamentals of Soil Science   4     PSC 3400: Arboriculture   3     PSC 4250: Internship in Plants, Soils, and/or Climate   1-4   1 credit required
PSC 4200: Temperate Zone Fruit Production   3   Odd years PSC 4500: Urban Soil Management   3     PSC 4900: Special Problems   1-4    
PSC 4550: Weed Management   3     WILD 2200: Ecology of Our Changing World (BLS)   3     PSC 4900: Special Problems   1-4   Elective for credit
Breadth Humanities (BHU)   3   Depth Social Sciences          
Elective 3 Elective for credit Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA) /Communications Intensive (CI)   3        
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