Recommended Academic Plan for Horticulture/Science Option (HORT/SCIEN) at Commonwealth Campuses (not including Berks)

Effective Date: Fall 2012

Semester 1

BIOL 110 (GN) Biology: Basic Concepts and BiodiversityNotes for: BIOL 110

BIOL 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Humanities (GH)
3
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030 (GWS) Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 022 (GQ) College Algebra II and Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 022

MATH 022

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
First Year SeminarNotes for: First Year Seminar

First Year Seminar

For campuses that do not require a first-year seminar and offer an alternative first-year engagement plan, this first-year seminar requirement will be waived. A student must, however, still meet the minimum number of credits required for graduation from this major which may require the student to take an additional elective.
1
1.5
Total credits 15.5

Semester 2

CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles I Notes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
CHEM 111 (GN) Experimental Chemistry I Notes for: CHEM 111

CHEM 111

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
ECON 102 (GS) Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy Notes for: ECON 102

ECON 102

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 104 (GS) Introductory Macroeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes for: ECON 104

ECON 104

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA)
3
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech Notes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
1.5
Total credits 14.5

Semester 3

CHEM 112 (GN) Chemical Principles II Notes for: CHEM 112

CHEM 112

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Humanities (GH)
3
BIOL 230W (GN) Biology: Molecules and CellsNotes for: BIOL 230W

BIOL 230W

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
United States Cultures (US)Notes for: United States Cultures (US)

United States Cultures (US)

Can be combined with GA, GH, or GS
0-3
Total credits 14-17

Semester 4

3
General Education CourseNotes for: General Education Course

General Education Course

Arts (GA)
3
3
BIOL 240W (GN) Biology: Function and Development of OrganismsNotes for: BIOL 240W

BIOL 240W

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030 (GWS) Honors Freshman Composition Notes for: ENGL 030

ENGL 030

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Total credits 16

Semester 5

HORT 101 (GN) Horticultural Science Notes for: HORT 101

HORT 101

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Science SelectionNotes for: Supporting Science Selection

Supporting Science Selection

Select 2 courses from Supporting Sciences: BMB 211 or BMB 251, PHYS 211, PHYS 212, BIOL 222
3
Supporting Science SelectionNotes for: Supporting Science Selection

Supporting Science Selection

Select 2 courses from Supporting Sciences: BMB 211 or BMB 251, PHYS 211, PHYS 212, BIOL 222
3
3
International Cultures (IL)Notes for: International Cultures (IL)

International Cultures (IL)

Can be combined with GA, GH, or GS
0-3
1
Total credits 13-16

Semester 6

HORT 390 Junior SeminarNotes for: HORT 490

HORT 490

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
HORT Production SelectionNotes for: HORT Production Selection

HORT Production Selection

Select 2 courses from HORT Production: HORT 408, HORT 431, HORT 432, HORT 433, HORT 450, or HORT 453
3
HORT 202 Plant PropagationNotes for: HORT 202

HORT 202

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HORT 232 Horticultural SystematicsNotes for: HORT 232

HORT 232

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HORT 315 Environmental Effects on Horticultural CropsNotes for: HORT 315

HORT 315

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
2
Total credits 15

Semester 7

3
Supporting Plant Science SelectionNotes for: Supporting Plant Science Selection

Supporting Plant Science Selection

Select 3 courses from Supporting Plant Sciences: HORT 420, HORT 445, HORT 440W, HORT 459, HORT 444, BIOL 407, BIOL 414, or BIOL 431
3
Supporting Plant Science SelectionNotes for: Supporting Plant Science Selection

Supporting Plant Science Selection

Select 3 courses from Supporting Plant Sciences: HORT 420, HORT 445, HORT 440W, HORT 459, HORT 444, BIOL 407, BIOL 414, or BIOL 431
3
HORT 490 Senior Seminar Notes for: HORT 490

HORT 490

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
HORT Production SelectionNotes for: HORT Production Selection

HORT Production Selection

Select 2 courses from HORT Production: HORT 408, HORT 431, HORT 432, HORT 433, HORT 450, or HORT 453
3
PPATH 405 Microbe-Plant Interactions: Plant Disease and Biological ControlNotes for: PPATH 405

PPATH 405

PPATH/PPEM 300 Horticultural Crop Diseases may be substituted
3
Total credits 16

Semester 8

3
3
HORT 412W Post-Harvest PhysiologyNotes for: HORT 412W

HORT 412W

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Plant Science SelectionNotes for: Supporting Plant Science Selection

Supporting Plant Science Selection

Select 3 courses from Supporting Plant Sciences: HORT 420, HORT 445, HORT 440W, HORT 459, HORT 444, BIOL 407, BIOL 414, or BIOL 431
3
Electives
1-7
Total credits 13-19

Additional Notes

Program Notes: 

123 Credits Required

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

General Education Course
Humanities (GH)
First Year Seminar
For campuses that do not require a first-year seminar and offer an alternative first-year engagement plan, this first-year seminar requirement will be waived. A student must, however, still meet the minimum number of credits required for graduation from this major which may require the student to take an additional elective.
General Education Course
Arts (GA)
General Education Course
Humanities (GH)
United States Cultures (US)
Can be combined with GA, GH, or GS
General Education Course
Arts (GA)
Supporting Science Selection
Select 2 courses from Supporting Sciences: BMB 211 or BMB 251, PHYS 211, PHYS 212, BIOL 222
Supporting Science Selection
Select 2 courses from Supporting Sciences: BMB 211 or BMB 251, PHYS 211, PHYS 212, BIOL 222
International Cultures (IL)
Can be combined with GA, GH, or GS
HORT Production Selection
Select 2 courses from HORT Production: HORT 408, HORT 431, HORT 432, HORT 433, HORT 450, or HORT 453
Supporting Plant Science Selection
Select 3 courses from Supporting Plant Sciences: HORT 420, HORT 445, HORT 440W, HORT 459, HORT 444, BIOL 407, BIOL 414, or BIOL 431
Supporting Plant Science Selection
Select 3 courses from Supporting Plant Sciences: HORT 420, HORT 445, HORT 440W, HORT 459, HORT 444, BIOL 407, BIOL 414, or BIOL 431
HORT Production Selection
Select 2 courses from HORT Production: HORT 408, HORT 431, HORT 432, HORT 433, HORT 450, or HORT 453
PPATH 405
PPATH/PPEM 300 Horticultural Crop Diseases may be substituted
Supporting Plant Science Selection
Select 3 courses from Supporting Plant Sciences: HORT 420, HORT 445, HORT 440W, HORT 459, HORT 444, BIOL 407, BIOL 414, or BIOL 431