Come Grow With Us!
The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science has an engaging program filled with eye-opening, hands-on, life changing learning experiences. Our faculty and staff are devoted to teaching the fields of Sustainable Agriculture, Agroecology, Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Biosciences, Turfgrass Science, and Professional Golf Management to the next generation of leaders.
We offer a multitude of undergraduate degree options including three undergraduate majors & several minors.
Learn more about our undergraduate degree options
Student researchers are a valuable part of our department. Undergraduate students have a variety of opportunities to gain valuable hands-on research experience while learning new skills and techniques, which can be broadly applied across fields.
Learn about how you can be involved in undergraduate research
Internships allow you to get real-world experience while still working towards your degree. You'll get hands-on interaction in career fields that directly interest you, while shadowing and working alongside industry professionals. This opportunity helps reaffirm that this is the path you want to follow post graduation.
All HCS students complete an internship prior to graduation. Learn more about undergraduate internships
Undergraduate Admissions Information
Students that are admitted to The Ohio State University and have declared a major within the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science are directly admitted into the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. There is no separate application to be admitted into one of our majors.
Ohio State has a competitive admissions process. For more information, click here.
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The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is proud to offer over 1.5 million in scholarship dollars to students each year. Learn more about scholarship opportunities
Explore the basic costs of tuition, room & board for incoming students
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