Horticulture Minor

For information, contact the Department of Biology, 212 Pearson Hall, 513-529-3100.

This minor gives you a general understanding of horticulture and related fields.

Courses used for this minor cannot be used for the minor in Plant Biology or Plant Biotechnology, except for BIO 115, BIO 116, or BIO 191. Only 10 credit hours may count in both the horticulture minor and the A.B. or B.S. in Botany or Biology. Advanced courses must represent at least 10 hours of the total of 18 hours. College chemistry and BIO 191 are recommended for this minor. A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in the minor; no courses for the minor may be taken credit/no-credit.

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

Select at least one of the following:3-4
Biotechnology: Coming of Age in the 21st Century
Biological Concepts: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, and Diversity
Biological Concepts: Structure, Function, Cellular, and Molecular Biology
Evolution: Just a theory?
Plants, Humanity, and Environment
Field Botany
Ecology of North America
Medicinal and Therapeutic Plants
Plant Biology
Take the following:
BIO 306Basic Horticulture3
Select at least one of the following:3-4
Plant Propagation
Botanical Principles in Landscape Gardening
Viticulture and Enology
Select additional hours from the following:9
Plant Taxonomy
Dendrology
Plant and Fungal Diversity
Internship
Environmental Plant Physiology
Total Credit Hours18-20