Horticulture - B.S.A.

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Degree Requirements

Entrance Requirements for the Major

General Education Core Curriculum
(Selected with the advice of an academic advisor)

Areas I II III IV V
Area VI
Major Requirements
College-wide Requirements must be satisfied in order to graduate with this major
TOTAL DEGREE HOURS 120 hours
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I. Foundation Courses (9 hours)

ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101E or ENGL 1101S  
ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102E or ENGL 1103 or ENGL 1050H or ENGL 1060H  
MATH 1113* or MATH 1113E* or MATH 2200* or MATH 2250* or MATH 2250E* or MATH 2300H* or MATH 2400* or MATH 2400H* or MATH 2410* or MATH 2410H* or STAT 2000 or STAT 2000E 

*In addition to meeting upper-level course prerequisites, this course can be used to satisfy the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences graduation requirements. 
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II. Sciences (7-8 hours)

At least one of the physical science or life science courses must include a laboratory.
Physical Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): (CHEM 1211*, CHEM 1211L*) or (CHEM 1311H*, CHEM 1311L*) 

*In addition to meeting upper-level course prerequisites, this course can be used to satisfy the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences graduation requirements. 

Life Sciences (3-4 hours)
Preferred Course(s): (BIOL 1107, BIOL 1107L)* or (BIOL 2107H, BIOL 2107L)* or (PBIO 1210* and PBIO 1210L*)

*In addition to meeting upper-level course prerequisites, this course can be used to satisfy the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences graduation requirements. 


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III. Quantitative Reasoning (3-4 hours)

Preferred Course(s): Preferred Courses(s): PHYS 1111-1111L or PHYS 1112-1112L or STAT 2000

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IV. World Languages and Global Culture, Humanities and the Arts (12 hours)

Note: Course credit received as a result of a score on a departmental foreign language placement test will not satisfy the General Education Core Curriculum requirements in Area IV, World Languages and Global Culture, Humanities and the Arts.
World Languages and Global Culture (9 hours)
Preferred Course(s): HORT 2990S or SPAN 1001

Humanities and the Arts (3 hours)
Preferred Course(s): COMM 1110* or COMM 2150H*

*In addition to meeting upper-level course prerequisites, this course can be used to satisfy the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences graduation requirements.
 

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V. Social Sciences (9 hours)

  • Students who have not met the Georgia and U.S. Constitution requirement by examination should enroll in POLS 1101 or POLS 1101E or POLS 1105H.
  • A passing grade on an examination on the history of the United States and Georgia is required to satisfy the United States and Georgia History Requirement for all persons receiving a baccalaureate degree from the University, unless exempted by one of the following courses: HIST 2111, HIST 2111E, HIST 2111H, HIST 2112, HIST 2112E, HIST 2112H, HIST 3080H. Examinations are given at University Testing Services. Reexamination is permitted. Contact University Testing Services at (706) 542-3183 for information.
Preferred Course(s): AAEC 2580 or ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H 

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Area VI

HORT 2000 or HORT 2000E
2-4 hours of 1000/2000 level electives 

Plus 6-8 additional hours of courses from Area II in Physical or Life Sciences*

*Students on a science-based track, or contemplating graduate school, should take two additional courses from the following list for Area VI: (CHEM 1212, CHEM 1212L) or (CHEM 1312H, CHEM 1312L) or (CHEM 2100, CHEM 2100L) or PHYS 1111-1111L or PHYS 1112-1112L or STAT 2000 or (BIOL 1108, BIOL 1108L).

If any of the courses in Area VI have been used to satisfy Areas II-V of the Core Curriculum, General Electives may be taken here. (Refer to College-wide requirements when selecting General Electives)
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Major Requirements

A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.
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(This total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)
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