Recommended Academic Plan for Plant Sciences/Horticulture Option (PLANT/HORT) at Commonwealth Campuses

Effective Date: Fall 2014

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
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.
1-3
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.
or MATH 026 (GQ) Plane TrigonometryNotes for: MATH 026

MATH 026

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 040 (GQ) Algebra, Trigonometry, and Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 040

MATH 040

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 041 (GQ) Trigonometry and Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 041

MATH 041

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 110 (GQ) Techniques of Calculus INotes for: MATH 110

MATH 110

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or MATH 140 (GQ) Calculus with Analytic Geometry INotes for: MATH 140

MATH 140

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-5
1.5
Total credits 12.5-16.5

Semester 2

CHEM 110 (GN) Chemical Principles INotes for: CHEM 110

CHEM 110

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

CHEM 111

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
1
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
AG BM 101 (GS) Economic Principles of Agribusiness Decision Making Notes for: AG BM 101

AG BM 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 014 (GS) Principles of EconomicsNotes for: ECON 014

ECON 014

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ECON 102 (GS) Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and PolicyNotes 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
3
Business/Spanish SelectionNotes for: Business/Spanish Selection

Business/Spanish Selection

Select 9-10 credits from AG 301W (3) Introduction to Agricultural Law; AG BM 407 (3) Farm Planning and Financial Management; B LAW 243 (3) Legal Environment of Business; FIN 100 (3) Introduction to Finance; MKTG 221 (3) Contemporary American Marketing; SPAN 001 (4) Elementary Spanish I; SPAN 002 (4) Elementary Spanish II; SPAN 003 (4) Elementary Spanish III; or SPAN 105 (4) Spanish for Students in the Field of Agricultural Sciences.
3-4
Total credits 16-17

Semester 3

3
3
ENGL 202C (GWS) Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 202D (GWS) Effecctive Writing: Business WritingNotes for: ENGL 202D

ENGL 202D

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Business/Spanish SelectionNotes for: Business/Spanish Selection

Business/Spanish Selection

Select 9-10 credits from AG 301W (3) Introduction to Agricultural Law; AG BM 407 (3) Farm Planning and Financial Management; B LAW 243 (3) Legal Environment of Business; FIN 100 (3) Introduction to Finance; MKTG 221 (3) Contemporary American Marketing; SPAN 001 (4) Elementary Spanish I; SPAN 002 (4) Elementary Spanish II; SPAN 003 (4) Elementary Spanish III; or SPAN 105 (4) Spanish for Students in the Field of Agricultural Sciences.
3-4
STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 240 (GQ) Introduction to BiometryNotes for: STAT 240

STAT 240

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 250 (GQ) Introduction to BiostatisticsNotes for: STAT 250

STAT 250

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
Total credits 15-17

Semester 4

Business/Spanish SelectionNotes for: Business/Spanish Selection

Business/Spanish Selection

Select 9-10 credits from AG 301W (3) Introduction to Agricultural Law; AG BM 407 (3) Farm Planning and Financial Management; B LAW 243 (3) Legal Environment of Business; FIN 100 (3) Introduction to Finance; MKTG 221 (3) Contemporary American Marketing; SPAN 001 (4) Elementary Spanish I; SPAN 002 (4) Elementary Spanish II; SPAN 003 (4) Elementary Spanish III; or SPAN 105 (4) Spanish for Students in the Field of Agricultural Sciences.
3-4
Elective or Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Please consult with your adviser to select appropriate courses.
or Elective
3
3
1.5
3
Total credits 13.5-14.5

Semester 5

SOILS 101 (GN) Introductory Soil Science Notes for: SOILS 101

SOILS 101

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
HORT 101 (GN) Horticultural SciencesNotes for: HORT 101

HORT 101

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
3
3-4
Total credits 15-16

Semester 6

HORT 202 Plant PropagationNotes for: HORT 202

HORT 202

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

HORT Production Selection

Select 6-7 credits from HORT 408 (4) Landscape Plant Establishment and Maintenance; HORT 431 (3) Small Fruit Culture; HORT 432 (3) Deciduous Tree Fruits; HORT 433 (3) Vegetable Crops; HORT 450 (3) Greenhouse Management; or HORT 453 (3) Flower Crop Production Management.
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
3
2
1
Total credits 15

Semester 7

3
3
HORT Plant Materials or Product SelectionNotes for: HORT Plant Materials or Product Selection

HORT Plant Materials or Product Selection

Select 3 credits from HORT 131 (3) Herbaceous Perennial and Annual Identification; HORT 137 (3) Ornamental Plant Materials; HORT 138 (3) Ornamental Plant Materials; HORT 431 (3) Small Fruit Culture; HORT 432 (3) Deciduous Tree Fruits; or HORT 433 (3) Vegetable Crops.
3
HORT Production SelectionNotes for: HORT Production Selection

HORT Production Selection

Select 6-7 credits from HORT 408 (4) Landscape Plant Establishment and Maintenance; HORT 431 (3) Small Fruit Culture; HORT 432 (3) Deciduous Tree Fruits; HORT 433 (3) Vegetable Crops; HORT 450 (3) Greenhouse Management; or HORT 453 (3) Flower Crop Production Management.
3
AGECO 457 Principles of Integrated Pest ManagementNotes for: AGECO 457

AGECO 457

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

Semester 8

PLANT 461 Emerging Issues in Plant SciencesNotes for: PLANT 461

PLANT 461

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Elective or Supporting CourseNotes for: Supporting Course

Supporting Course

Please consult with your adviser to select appropriate courses.
1
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
1
Total credits 14

Additional Notes

Students must take one course with a US designation and one course with an IL designation.  These requirements should be fulfilled by selecting GA, GH, and GS courses with the appropriate US/IL designation.

Legend

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

Footnotes

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.
Business/Spanish Selection
Select 9-10 credits from AG 301W (3) Introduction to Agricultural Law; AG BM 407 (3) Farm Planning and Financial Management; B LAW 243 (3) Legal Environment of Business; FIN 100 (3) Introduction to Finance; MKTG 221 (3) Contemporary American Marketing; SPAN 001 (4) Elementary Spanish I; SPAN 002 (4) Elementary Spanish II; SPAN 003 (4) Elementary Spanish III; or SPAN 105 (4) Spanish for Students in the Field of Agricultural Sciences.
Business/Spanish Selection
Select 9-10 credits from AG 301W (3) Introduction to Agricultural Law; AG BM 407 (3) Farm Planning and Financial Management; B LAW 243 (3) Legal Environment of Business; FIN 100 (3) Introduction to Finance; MKTG 221 (3) Contemporary American Marketing; SPAN 001 (4) Elementary Spanish I; SPAN 002 (4) Elementary Spanish II; SPAN 003 (4) Elementary Spanish III; or SPAN 105 (4) Spanish for Students in the Field of Agricultural Sciences.
Business/Spanish Selection
Select 9-10 credits from AG 301W (3) Introduction to Agricultural Law; AG BM 407 (3) Farm Planning and Financial Management; B LAW 243 (3) Legal Environment of Business; FIN 100 (3) Introduction to Finance; MKTG 221 (3) Contemporary American Marketing; SPAN 001 (4) Elementary Spanish I; SPAN 002 (4) Elementary Spanish II; SPAN 003 (4) Elementary Spanish III; or SPAN 105 (4) Spanish for Students in the Field of Agricultural Sciences.
Supporting Course
Please consult with your adviser to select appropriate courses.
HORT Production Selection
Select 6-7 credits from HORT 408 (4) Landscape Plant Establishment and Maintenance; HORT 431 (3) Small Fruit Culture; HORT 432 (3) Deciduous Tree Fruits; HORT 433 (3) Vegetable Crops; HORT 450 (3) Greenhouse Management; or HORT 453 (3) Flower Crop Production Management.
HORT Plant Materials or Product Selection
Select 3 credits from HORT 131 (3) Herbaceous Perennial and Annual Identification; HORT 137 (3) Ornamental Plant Materials; HORT 138 (3) Ornamental Plant Materials; HORT 431 (3) Small Fruit Culture; HORT 432 (3) Deciduous Tree Fruits; or HORT 433 (3) Vegetable Crops.
HORT Production Selection
Select 6-7 credits from HORT 408 (4) Landscape Plant Establishment and Maintenance; HORT 431 (3) Small Fruit Culture; HORT 432 (3) Deciduous Tree Fruits; HORT 433 (3) Vegetable Crops; HORT 450 (3) Greenhouse Management; or HORT 453 (3) Flower Crop Production Management.
Supporting Course
Please consult with your adviser to select appropriate courses.