2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2021  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Horticulture (HO) Major


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Leo Schleicher, Coordinator
Department of Horticulture, Forestry, Landscape and Parks
Northern Plains Biostress Laboratory 201A
605-688-5136
e-mail: leo.schleicher@sdstate.edu

Requirements for Horticulture Major – Production Specialization - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture:


Freshman Year:


Fall or Spring


  • SGR Goal 3: Social Sciences Credits: 3 *
  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities and Arts (G) Credits: 3 *
  • IGR Goal 2: Personal Wellness Credits: 2 **
  • IGR Goal 3: Social Responsibility/Cultural and Aesthetic Awareness (G) Credits: 3 **

Sophomore Year:


Summer Term:


Choose one of the following

Junior and Senior Years:


Choose one from the following:

Choose 10 credits from the following:

Requirements for Horticulture Major – Business Specialization - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture:


Freshman Year:


Fall or Spring


  • SGR Goal 3: Social Sciences Credits: 3 *
  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities and Arts Credits: 6 *
  • IGR Goal 2: Personal Wellness Credits: 2 **
  • IGR Goal 3: Social Responsibility/Cultural and Aesthetic Awareness Credits: 3 **

Sophomore Year:


Summer Term:


Choose one of the following

Junior and Senior Years:


Note:


Students seeking a Business Minor must take either ECON/BADM 370, BADM 310, BADM 334, or BADM 350.

Requirements for Horticulture Major-Food Crops Specialization - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture:


Freshman Year:


Fall or Spring


  • SGR Goal 3: Social Sciences Credits: 3
  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities and Arts (G) Credits: 3 *
  • IGR Goal 2: Personal Wellness Credits: 3 **
  • IGR Goal 3: Social Responsibility/Cultural and Aesthetic Awareness (G) Credits: 3 **

Sophomore Year:


Fall or Spring


Spring


Choose one of the following:

Summer Term:


Choose one of the following

Junior and Senior Years:


Fall


  • Electives Credits: 8
    (Fall)

Requirements for Horticulture Major-Turfgrass Specialization - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture:


Freshman Year:


Fall or Spring


  • SGR Goal 3: Social Sciences Credits: 3*
  • SGR Goal 4: Humanities and Arts (G) Credits: 3*
  • IGR Goal 2: Personal Wellness Credits: 2**
  • IGR Goal 3: Social Responsibility/Cultural and Aesthetic Awareness (G) Credits: 3**

Sophomore Year:


Summer Term:


Choose one of the following

Junior and Senior Years:


Graduate Degree:


Students wishing to pursue a graduate degree or laboratory science career should replace biology, math and chemistry in core curriculum with these courses: BIOL 151-151L; MATH 120; and CHEM 112-112L. In addition, students should take BIOL 202-202L, BIOL 204-204L, CHEM 114-114L, CHEM 326-326L, and CHEM 464-464L. Remaining credits should be used to support a focus area in horticulture.

Curriculum Notes:


* The 30 credit Board of Regents System General Education Requirements (SGRs) must be completed as part of a student’s first 64 credits.

** South Dakota State University has an 8-9 credit Institutional Graduation Requirement (IGRs).

(G) Globalization Requirement.

(AW) Advanced Writing Requirement.

Students must take the proficiency examination after completing 48 credits. English 101, and a course in each of the General Education areas of social science, mathematics, natural science, and humanities and arts must be taken prior to taking this exam.

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