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2007-08 Undergraduate Catalog

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Landscape and Nursery Horticulture
Description of the Major
Course work in the landscape and nursery horticulture curriculum will allow you to develop an excellent knowledge base and understanding of the principles of landscape and nursery management and supporting disciplines for employment in the "green industry." You will develop the ability to solve problems encountered in landscape and nursery management 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 research papers in ORH 4236C and PLS 3221, demonstrating your ability to analyze and evaluate plant production and landscape 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. Proficiency in selection, propagation, installation and maintenance of plants in exterior and interior landscapes.
  2. Effectively solve problems in landscape and nursery management through hands-on application of science-based learning.
  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 3030C     X
AEE 3033C     X
ORH 3253C X    
ORH 3513C X    
ORH 4263C X X X
ORH 4941 X X X
PLP 3031C X    
PLS 3221 X X X

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