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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Plant Science

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Howard Eyre, Chairperson

Douglas Linde

John Martin

Jacqueline Ricotta

Christopher Tipping



The Department of Plant Science offers a Bachelor of Science degree in crop science, turf management, sustainable agriculture systems and horticulture.  The B.S. in horticulture offers a specialization in commercial crop production and marketing.

Graduates with a degree from our Department of Plant Science are able to:

  • Work in field production
  • Work as a crop advisor/crop consultant or government agent
  • Work in agricultural product sales and marketing, research, or agricultural educator
  • Attend graduate school
  • Work in greenhouse and nursery production, wholesaling, brokerage, florist and garden center management
  • Work as golf course superintendent, sports turf manager, lawn care manager, grounds manager, sod production manager, sales and service, and research and instruction


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