Environmental Horticulture, Turfgrass and Golf Course Management track, BS

120 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 123

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

ENGL 1101 - Composition I  

3

ENGL 1102 - Composition II

 

3

MATH 1111 - College Algebra 

3

HORT 2233 - Golf Course Design and Management 

3

HORT 2231 - Turfgrass Science and Technology 

3

BIOL 1107 - Principles of Biology I 

4

HORT 2232 - Turf and Ornamental Pest Management 

3

POLS 1101 - American Government 

3

HORT 2239 - Grounds Irrigation Systems  

3

PHED 1100 - Health & Wellness 

2

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

15

TOTAL

15

 

Milestones: ENGL 1101ENGL 1102HORT 2231HORT 2232HORT 2233HORT 2239 require “C” or better. Serious consideration should be given to finding a turfgrass or golf course summer work experience job.  Club involvement to improve networking and leadership skills should be considered.

 

Second Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

AENT 1113 - Power Equipment 

3

AGRI 2209 - Agricultural Seminar 

1

SCIE 1005/SCIE 1005L  - Environmental Science

4

HIST 2111 - United States History I 

3

AGRY 2020 - Soils and Fertilizers 

3

Open Elective - 1*** or 2***

3

Open Elective - 1*** or 2***

3

Open Elective - 1*** or 2***

3

Open Elective - 1*** or 2***

3

Open Elective - 1*** or 2***

3

 

 

COMM 1100 - Human Communication 

3

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

16

 

Milestones: AENT 1113 and AGRY 2020  require “C” or better. You are now eligible to complete a for-credit internship.  Consult with your advisor to determine which internship course and location is appropriate.  Seek opportunities to network within the turfgrass or golf course industry.

 

Second Year Summer

HORT 4790A - Environmental Horticulture Internship  - 3-hour Internship (elective) OR

HORT 4791 - Environmental Horticulture Internship  6-hour internship (required for the degree)

 

Third Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

Track Elective - 3*** or 4*** 

3

Track Elective - 3*** or 4***

3

HORT 3310 - Best Management Practices in Turfgrass 

3

Track Elective - 3*** or 4***

3

HORT 3520 - Computations in Turfgrass Maintenance 

3

Area C Fine Arts Elective 

3

Area E Elective

3

Open Elective - 1*** or 2***

3

Open Elective - 1*** or 2*** 

3

PHED11xx - Activity PE excludes PHED 1100 Health & Wellness 

1

TOTAL

15

TOTAL

13

 

Milestones: AECO 1150  requires “C” or better. Investigate and secure an internship opportunity in your area of interest.  Continue seeking opportunities to improve discipline knowledge, networking and leadership skills.  Attend Career Connections.

 

Third Year Summer

HORT 4790A - Environmental Horticulture Internship  - 3-hour Internship (elective) OR

HORT 4791 - Environmental Horticulture Internship  6-hour internship (required for the degree)

 

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

HORT 4610 - Turfgrass Resources 

3

HORT 4320 - Management of Fine Turf 

3

Track Elective - 3*** or 4***

3

Track Elective - 3*** or 4***

3

ENGL21xx - Literature 

3

Track Elective - 3*** or 4***

3

CSCI 1100 - Introduction to Computing 

3

Area E Elective 

3

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

12

TOTAL

12

 

Milestones: Club involvement to improve networking and leadership skills should be considered. Attend Career Connections and make final preparations for career employment.