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

Type 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.

Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (62-64 credits)*  Courses count in major GPA  
Type Course Title Credits
  BSCI 16001 Horticultural Botany     3
    26002 Ecological Principles of Pest Management 3
    26003 Plant Identification and Selection I    3
    26004 Plant Identification and Selection II 3
  GEOG 16001 Soil and Horticulture Management 3
  HORT 16001 Opportunities in Horticulture 1
    26001 Occupational Regulations and Safety 2
    26016 Irrigation Design and Maintenance 3
    26018 Landscape Construction    3
    36014 Plant Propagation 3
    36018 Landscape Construction II 3
 WIC   36025 Professional Practice in Horticulture 3
    36046 Landscape Design II 3
ELR   36092 Internship in Horticulture 4
    46014 Garden Center and Nursery Production Management 3
ELR    46092 Practicum in Horticulture 3
  Choose from the following: 4-6
  GEOG 31062 Fundamentals of Meteorology (3)  
    31080 Geography of Wine (3)  
  HORT 36024 Sports Turf Management (3)  
    41096 Individual Investigation (1-3)  
  Choose from the following: 6
  HORT 26011 Cooperative Work Experience in Tree Care (3)  
    26021 Cooperative Work Experience in Landscape Management (3)  
    26031 Cooperative Work Experience in Turfgrass Management (3)  
  Choose from the following groups: 6
  HORT 26010 Arboriculture (3)  
    26012 Urban Forestry (3)  
    26020 Professional Landscape Management (3)  
    26046 Landscape Design I (3)  
    26030  Turfgrass Management (3)  
    26032  Golf Course Management (3)  
Type Course Title Credits
KFA ARTH 22007 Art History II: Renaissance to Modern Period 3
  BMRT 11000 Introduction to Business 3
KBS CHEM 10030 Chemistry in Our World 3
KBS   10031 Chemistry in Our World Laboratory 1
KAD COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3
  COMT 11000 Introduction to Computer Systems 3
GEOG 17064 Geography of the United States and Canada 3
    31070 Population and the Environment 3
    37010 Geography of Ohio 3
KBS GEOL 21062 Environmental Geology 3
    41073 Geology of Ohio    3
KMC MATH 11009

Modeling Algebra (4)
Algebra for Calculus (3)
PHIL 21001 Introduction to Ethics 3
  Foreign Language** 4-8
  Kent Core Additional (must be from two categories) 3
  Kent Core Composition 6-8
  Kent Core Humanities or Fine Arts 3
  Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines) 3
  General Electives (upper division) 6

* All courses taken from the list of major program requirements are used in the calculation of the major GPA.

*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.