Turf and Landscape Management Minor

The Turf and Landscape Management minor is an effective way for students, including majors outside of the College of Agricultural Sciences, to meet their interests. The two areas of focus, turf or landscape, allow students to tailor their course work to personal goals.

Requirements
HORT 112INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL SYSTEMS, PRACTICES AND CAREERS2
HORT 301GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS3
Select one of the following:4
SOIL SCIENCE
and *SOIL SCIENCE LABORATORY FOR SOIL 205
*SOIL SCIENCE
Select one of the following focuses:18-20
Turf Focus
Landscape Focus
Total Hours27-29

Turf Focus

HORT 314PRINCIPLES OF TURFGRASS MAINTENANCE4
HORT 315SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES: MAINTENANCE, CONSERVATION, RESTORE4
HORT 360IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE4
HORT 405READING AND CONFERENCE (Pesticide Applicator Training)4
HORT 418GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE4
Total Hours20

Landscape Focus

Select two of the following:7-8
LANDSCAPE PLANT MATERIALS I: DECIDUOUS HARDWOODS AND CONIFERS
LANDSCAPE PLANT MATERIALS II: SPRING FLOWERING TREES AND SHRUBS
HERBACEOUS ORNAMENTAL PLANT MATERIALS
Select 10-11 credits of the following to total a minimum of 27 credits:10-11
PERMACULTURE DESIGN AND THEORY: CERTIFICATE COURSE
PRINCIPLES OF TURFGRASS MAINTENANCE
SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES: MAINTENANCE, CONSERVATION, RESTORE
^APPLIED ECOLOGY OF MANAGED ECOSYSTEMS
LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES
IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE
SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE DESIGN
READING AND CONFERENCE
Total Hours17-19

Minimum Grade Requirement: Students must receive a grade of C– or better in all HORT and PBG courses taken to complete the minor.

Minor Code: 147