Environmental Horticulture Minor

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A minor in environmental horticulture is designed to provide a flexible and broad selection of applied horticulture courses to complement any other major area of study. A minimum of 20 credits is required.

Interested students should contact Dr. Catherine Neal in the Department of Biological Sciences, (603) 862-3208.

Required Core
SAFS 421Introductory Horticulture4
Select an additional 16 credits of the following:16
Introductory Botany
Biology of Plants
Systematic Botany
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production
A Taste of the Tropics
Plant Pathology
Insect Pest Management
Fruit Crop Production
Food Production Field Experience I (4 cr each)
Food Production Field Experience II
Greenhouse Management and Operation
Sustainable Landscape Design and Management
Investigations (Horticulture related topics)
Total Credits20

Up to 8 of the 16 credits may be fulfilled by TSAS (Thompson School) Horticulture Technology classes such as:

Plant Propagation
Woody Landscape Plants
Herbaceous Ornamental Plants
Garden Design and Culture