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Department of Horticulture and Crop Science



The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science offers two undergraduate majors and four minors.

Sustainable Plant Systems (with five specialty areas) and Professional Golf Management majors receive real-world experience through field and laboratory classes as well as hands-on research guided by world-class faculty. Students also learn diverse approaches to thinking and problem-solving while experiencing endless opportunities for growth, both personally and professionally.

What types of jobs or further education can I pursue as a Sustainable Plant Systems and Professional Golf Management Major?

  •     Prepare for graduate school in many areas of plant and crop science
  •     Become a superintendent of a park, arboretum, major league sports stadium or golf course
  •     Become a research technician in the public or private sector
  •     Become an owner/entrepreneur of a crop production company, landscape design or grounds management company
  •     Gain employment with a state or federal environmental organization
  •     Become a pro golfer or manager of golf club operations