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Horticulture - B.A.H. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Attribute Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
  UC 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1 1  
MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (61 credits)   Courses count in major GPA  
Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
  BSCI 16001 Horticultural Botany     3  
  BSCI 26002 Ecological Principles of Pest Management 3  
  BSCI 26003 Plant Identification and Selection I    3  
  BSCI 26004 Plant Identification and Selection II 3  
  GEOG 16001 Soil and Horticultural Management 3  
  HORT 16001 Opportunities in Horticulture 1  
  HORT 26001 Occupational Regulations and Safety 2  
  HORT 26016 Irrigation Design and Maintenance 3  
  HORT 26018 Landscape Construction    3  
  HORT 36014 Plant Propagation and Greenhouse Production 3  
  HORT 36018 Landscape Construction II 3  
 WIC HORT 36025 Professional Practice in Horticulture 3 C 2
  HORT 36046 Landscape Design II 3  
ELR HORT 36092 Internship in Horticulture (1-4) 4  
  HORT 46014 Garden Center and Nursery Production Management 3  
  Choose from the following: 6  
  GEOG 31062 Fundamentals of Meteorology (3)    
  GEOG 31080 Geography of Wine (3)    
  HORT 36034 Sports Turf Management (3)    
  HORT 41096 Individual Investigation in Horticulture (1-3)    
  Choose two from the following: 6  
  HORT 26011 Cooperative Work Experience in Tree Care (3)    
  HORT 26021 Cooperative Work Experience in Landscape Management (3)    
  HORT 26031 Cooperative Work Experience in Turf Grass Management (3)    
  Technical Concentration Electives, Choose from one of the following groups: 6  
  HORT 26010 Arboriculture (3)    
  HORT 26012 Urban Forestry (3)    
  HORT 26020 Landscape Management (3)    
  HORT 26046 Landscape Design I (3)    
  HORT 26030  Turfgrass Management (3)    
  HORT 26032  Golf Course Management (3)    
Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
KFA ARTH 22007 Art History: Renaissance to Modern Art 3  
  BMRT 11000 Introduction to Business 3  
KBS CHEM 10030 Chemistry in Our World 3  
KBS CHEM 10031 Chemistry in Our World Laboratory 1  
KAD COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3  
KSS/DD GEOG 17064 Geography of the United States and Canada 3  
  GEOG 31070 Population and the Environment 3  
  GEOG 37010 Geography of Ohio 3  
KBS GEOL 21062 Environmental Earth Science 3  
  GEOL 41073 Geology of Ohio    3  
KHU/DG PHIL 21001 Introduction to Ethics 3  
  Foreign Language 3 4-8  
  Kent Core Composition 6  
  Kent Core Humanities or Fine Arts 3  
  Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3-5  
  Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines) 3  
  Kent Core Additional 3  
  General Electives 4 5  
  1. UC 10097 is not required of transfer students with 25 credits (excluding College Credit Plus) or students age 21+ at time of admission.
  2. Minimum C (2.000) required to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.
  3. Courses in one foreign language or American Sign Language or equivalent in proficiency required. This requirement may be fulfilled by one of the following two conditions: (1) passing the first two semesters of any foreign language or American Sign Language, or (2) passing a course at the Elementary II level or above.
  4. HORT 46092 is recommended. Number of general elective credit hours required depends on meeting minimum 120 credit hours and minimum 39 upper-division hours.