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Golf and Sports Turf Management
Description of the Major
This interdisciplinary major develops an excellent knowledge base and understanding of the principles of turfgrass production and management for employment in the "green industry." You will develop the ability to solve problems encountered in turfgrass systems effectively through collection, critical evaluation and hands-on application of science-based information.

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Before Graduating You Must
  • Complete an internship, ORH 4941 Practical Work Experience, with an onsite employer performance evaluation and a faculty-evaluated portfolio journal.
  • Complete a research paper demonstrating your ability to analyze and evaluate turfgrass maintenance systems and best management practices, and to interpret research findings.
  • Pass AEE 3030C and AEE 3033C.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Effectively solve problems in turfgrass management through hands-on application of science-based information.
  2. Apply a conceptual framework using economic reasoning and generally accepted economic principles to problem solving.
  3. Create, interpret and analyze written text, oral messages and multimedia presentations used in the agricultural and life sciences.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
AEE 3030     X
AEE 3033C     X
HOS 4304 X    
ORH 3222C X    
ORH 4236C X    
ORH 4941 X X  
PCB 4522 X    
PLP 3031C X    
PLS 4601C X    
SOS 4116 X    

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