Oct 13, 2019  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
  
2019-2020 General Catalog

Ornamental Horticulture - AAS


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College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences

Department of Plants, Soils and Climate

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  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
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Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.5 GPA
Total Credits: 63

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

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Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

BIOL 1010: Biology and the Citizen (BLS)   3     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     LAEP 1030: Introduction to Landscape Architecture (BCA)   3    
PSC 1050: Plants, Soils, and Climate Orientation   1-2   Enroll in 1 credit PSC 2200: Pest Management Principles and Practices   3    
PSC 1800: Introduction to Horticulture (BLS)   3        6  
PSC 2600: Herbaceous Plant Materials   3          
   3        
Recommended Total Credits: 16   Recommended Total Credits: 15  
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

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Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

PSC 2620: Woody Plant Materials: Trees and Shrubs for the Landscape   3        13  
PSC 4250: Internship in Plants, Soils, and/or Climate   1-4     Breadth American Institutions (BAI) Course  , Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)  , or Breadth Humanities (BHU)   3  
   12        
Recommended Total Credits: 16+   Recommended Total Credits: 16  
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This program provides practical training in greenhouse and nursery management, turf production, and landscape management. Coursework encompasses pest control, plant identification, construction of landscapes, small business management, and the operation and maintenance of equipment, including small engines. As an integral part of their training, students are required to complete an internship in the industry. Students may work toward a one-year certificate or an Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Ornamental Horticulture Program Associate of Applied Science Degree (63 credits)


The 63 credits are distributed as follows. Some courses require biology prerequisite courses.

Breadth General Education Requirements


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