Environmental Horticulture Minor

Natural Resources Environmental Conservation
Environmental Horticulture Minor

Program Overview

A minor in environmental horticulture is designed to provide a flexible and broad selection of applied horticulture courses to complement any other major area of study. A minimum of 20 credits is required. A minimum grade of C- is required for all minor courses.

Interested students should contact Dr. Catherine Neal in the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems, (603) 862-3208.

Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Food Systems
Kendall Hall
129 Main Street
Durham, NH 03824

Curriculum & Requirements

Required Core
SAFS 421Introductory Horticulture4
Select an additional 16 credits of the following:16
BIOL 409
Introductory Botany
BIOL 566
Systematic Botany
SAFS 405
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production
SAFS 410
A Taste of the Tropics
SAFS 601
Fruit Crop Production
SAFS 632
Urban Agriculture
SAFS 651
Plant Pathology
SAFS 679
Food Production Field Experience I (4 cr each)
or SAFS 680
Food Production Field Experience II
SAFS 689
Greenhouse Management and Operation
SAFS 760
Insect Pest Management
SAFS 795
Investigations (Horticulture related topics)
Total Credits20

Up to 8 of the 16 credits may be fulfilled by the following TSAS (Thompson School of Applied Sciences) Horticulture Technology classes:

HT 404
Plant Propagation
HT 427
Greenhouse Operation and Design 1
HT 454
Irrigation Design
HT 460
Sustainable Plant Management
HT 565
Turf Management
HT 572
Landscape Design Studio
HT 576
Greenhouse Crop Production 1

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