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Environmental Horticulture, Turfgrass Science track, BS

120 hrs. + 3 hrs. PE = 123

 

First Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

course 

3

course 

3

course 

3

HIST211x - U.S. History 

3

course 

3

course 

3

course 

3

course 

2

course 

3

course 

1

 

 

course 

3

TOTAL

15

TOTAL

15

 

Milestones: course, course, course, and course require “C” or better. ≥2.0 GPA. 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. Attend Career Connections.

 

Second Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

coursecourse 

4

coursecourse 

4

course 

3

ENGL21xx - Literature 

3

course

3

Social Sciences/Area E Elective

3

course 

3

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

3

STEM/Area D Elective

3

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

3

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

16

 

Milestones: course, course, coursecourse, and coursecourse require “C” or better. ≥2.0 GPA. 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. Attend Career Connections.

 

Second Year Summer

course - 3-hour Internship (elective) OR

course  - 6-hour internship (required for the degree)

 

Third Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

coursecourse

4

Track Elective - 3*** or 4*** 

3

course 

3

Track Elective - 3*** or 4*** 

3

course 

3

Humanities/Area C Elective

3

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

3

coursecourse 

4

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

PHED11xx - Activity PE excludes PHED 1100 Health & Wellness 

1

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

14

 

Milestones: coursecourse and coursecourse require "C" or better. ≥2.0 GPA. 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 and research graduate schools.

 

Third Year Summer

course - 3-hour Internship (elective) OR

course  - 6-hour internship (required for the degree)

 

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Hrs

 

Spring Semester

Hrs

course 

3

course 

3

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

3

Track Elective - 3*** or 4*** 

3

coursecourse 

4

Track Elective - 3*** or 4*** 

3

1Track Elective - 3*** or 4***

3

Social Sciences/Area E Elective

3

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

13

TOTAL

12

 

Milestones: 1 If both the three and six-hour internships have been completed, students do not need to take Track Elective - 3*** or 4*** in the fall semester. ≥2.0 GPA. Club involvement to improve networking and leadership skills should be considered. Attend Career Connections and make final preparations for career employment or graduate school.