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BS-EHTTSCI - Environmental Horticulture, Turfgrass Science track, B.S.

Descriptive Information


Ag and Natural Resources

Program Description

The Turfgrass Science track prepares students for careers in golf turf, sports turf, professional lawn care, turf production, and grounds management. Students will be prepared for entry into graduate programs in horticulture, turfgrass, and crop and soil science. Students are encouraged to network with the related national and state professional associations as a student member.

Students in other majors may also earn a Minor in Environmental Horticulture.


The Environmental Horticulture program requires 120 semester credit hours plus course and one PE activity course for a total of 123 semester credit hours.


Environmental Horticulture


Turfgrass Science

Program Information

Additional Information


  • Students should follow their advisor’s recommendations for appropriate selections in Core Curriculum Area A1Area A2, and Area D.

  • Credit toward graduation not allowed for the following combinations of science courses:

    • Principles of Biology and non-Science Biology courses (see Biology Course Descriptions for specifics),

    • Principles of Chemistry and non-Science Chemistry courses (see Chemistry Course Descriptions for specifics), and

    • Principles of Physics and non-Science Physics courses (see Physics Course Descriptions for specifics).

  • The maximum number of hours that will be awarded for credit for completion of internships is 9 credit hours.

  • When a course is authorized in multiple areas of a degree program, students completing the course to meet requirements of one area must take a different course in the subsequent area(s) to meet the requirements of the subsequent area(s) (i.e., No course can be counted multiple times in a degree program).

  • A baccalaureate degree program requires at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall. Upper division is defined as 3000- and 4000-level courses.