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Environmental Horticulture

Coursework in the Environmental Horticulture major gives students the fundamental science and business decision-making skills to produce floriculture and nursery crops, fruits, vegetables, and herbs (conventional and sustainable/organic). Graduates are employed by the rapidly growing green industry where they manage greenhouses, nurseries, and farms specializing in segments ranging from plant propagation through wholesale to retail. Other career areas applicable to this major include Extension agent, municipal horticulturist, botanical garden personnel, and teacher.