Horticultural Science (Minor)
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The academic minor in Horticultural Science is offered to students who desire a strong foundation in the principles of horticultural science. Students may choose to enhance their own major by selecting courses in a specialized area of horticulture such as fruits and vegetables, ornamentals, floriculture, or landscape horticulture, or they may pursue a more general approach to the entire field of study.
Students who plan to minor in Horticultural Science should contact the Coordinator listed below for consultation and approval. The Undergraduate Coordinator will assign a minor advisor who will monitor the student’s progress. Students should complete a Declare a Minor form and submit to Registration and Records.
The student must complete the “Application for Minor” form be kept on file in the Undergraduate Coordinator’s office until the student’s final semester at which time the proper procedure for certification of the minor will be completed.
Dr. Helen T. Kraus
Department of Horticultural Science
Box 7609, N.C. State University
(Kilgore Hall 132)
Raleigh, NC 27695-7609
SIS Code: 11HSM
- Completion of at least 16 credit hours.
- A grade of “C-” or better must be achieved in each course.
|HS 201||The World of Horticulture: Principles and Practices||3|
|HS 301||Plant Propagation||4|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Introduction to Small Scale Landscape Design|
|Gardening with Herbaceous Perennials|
|Ornamental Plant Identification I|
|Ornamental Plant Identification II|
|Temperate-Zone Tree Fruits: Physiology and Culture|
|Small Fruit Production|
|Introduction to Permaculture|
|Floriculture Crop Production|
|Landscape Ecosystem Management|