Horticultural Science (BS): Technology, Landscape Design (11HORTBS-11HORTTHL)

Semester Display Effective Date: 
Wed, 2009-07-01
FRESHMAN YEAR
Fall Semester Credit   Spring Semester Credit

ALS 103 Introductory Topics in ALS
BIO 181 Intro Biology: Ecol, Evol, Biodiversity
ENG 101 Academic Writing and Research
HS 201 Principles of Horticulture
MA 107 Precalculus I
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course*

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16

 

BIO 183 Intro Biology: Cellular & Molecular Bio
HS 252 Landscape Graphic Communication
HS 290 Perspectives in Horticultural Science
MA 114 Intro to Finite Math with Applications or
  MA 121 Elements of Calculus or
  MA 131 Calculus for Life and Management Sci A
GEP Humanities Requirement*
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course*

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SOPHOMORE YEAR
Fall Semester Credit   Spring Semester Credit

CH 101 Chemistry-A Molecular Science
CH 102 General Chemistry Laboratory
HS 211 Ornamental Plants I
HS 342 Landscape Horticulture
GEP Humanities Requirement*
GEP Social Science Requirement*

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16

 

HS 212 Ornamental Plants I
HS 357 Site Design & Construction Materials
Natural Science Elective 1
SSC 200 Soil Science
SSC 201 Soil Science Lab
COM 110 Public Speaking or
COM 112 Interpersonal Communication

 

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18

 
JUNIOR YEAR
Fall Semester Credit   Spring Semester Credit

PB 360 Introduction to Ecology
PB 365 Ecology Laboratory
HS 400 Residential Landscaping
Plant Protection Elective 1
ARE 201 Intro to Agricultural & Res Econ or
  EC 201 Principles of Microeconomics

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16

 

Free Elective
HS 401 Landscape Construction Studio or
  Second HS 400 with Different Instructor
PB 321 Introduction to Whole Plant Physiology
Plant Protection Elective 1

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SENIOR YEAR
Fall Semester Credit   Spring Semester Credit

Advised Elective 1
GEP Additional Breadth Requirement*
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives Requirement*
HS 416 Prin of Ornamental Planting Design
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives Requirement *

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Advised Elective 1
Advised Elective 1
HS 471 Tree and Grounds Maintenance
HS 493 Special Problems in Horticultural Science 2

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Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*: 127
 
Footnotes:        
 

Major/Program Footnotes (THL):
1 Students must choose a minimum of 4 hours from the Natural Science Electives column, 6 hours from the Plant Protection Electives column, and 11 hours from the Advised Electives column. Advised Electives can also include any HS 495 Special Topics in Horticultural Science or any 500 level HS course as well as up to 6 hours (combined) of HS 492 External Learning Experience and HS 493 Special Problems in Horticultural Science. All students are strongly encouraged to participate in a learning experience as part of their undergraduate course work.

Natural Science Electives
(4 hours minimum)

Plant Protection Electives
(6 hours minimum)

Advised Electives
(11 hours minimum)

PB 400 Plant Structure and Diversity (4,S)
PB 421 Plant Physiology (3,S)
PB 422 Plant Physiology Laboratory (1,S)
CH 201 Chemistry–A Quantitative Science(3,F,S,SU)
CH 202 Quantitative Chemistry Lab (1,F,S,SU)
CH 220 Introductory Organic Chemistry (4,F,S,SU)
MEA 101 Geology I: Physical (3,F,S,SU) [Paired]
MEA 110 Geology I Laboratory (1,F,S,SU)        
PY 211 College Physics I (4,F,S,SU     
PY 212 College Physics II (4,F,S,SU)
SSC 341 Soil Fertility & Fertilizers (3,F) 
SSC 342 Soil Fertility Laboratory (1,F)
SSC 452 Soil Classification (4,S)  
SSC 461 Soil Physical Properties & Plant Growth (3,F)                     

CS 414 Weed Science (4,F)
CS 415 Integrated Pest Management (3,F)
ENT 402 Forest Entomology (3,S) or
ENT 425 General Entomology (3,F,SU) 
PP 315 Principles of Plant Pathology (4,F) or
PP 318 Forest Pathology (3,S)

BAE 324 Elementary Surveying (1,F)
PB 220 Local Flora (3,S)
CS 200 Introduction to Turfgrass Management (4,F)
CS 400 Turf Cultural Systems (3,F)
FOR 339 Dendrology (4,F)
HS 301 Plant Propagation (4,F)
HS 302 Gardening w/Herbaceous Peren(3,S,odd)
HS 371 Interior Plantscapes (3,S,alt odd)
HS 411 Nursery Management (3,F)
HS 421 Phys & Cult Temp-Zone Tree Fruits (3,S,alt odd)
HS 422 Small Fruit Production (3,S,alt even)
HS 431 Vegetable Production (4,F)
HS 432 Introduction to Permaculture (3,F,S)
HS 440 Greenhouse Management (3,F)
HS 442 Production of Floricultural Crops (3,S)
HS 462 Postharvest Physiology (3,S)
LAR 221 Intro Envro & Behavior Designers (3,F)
LAR 444 History of Landscape Architecture (3 F)
LAR 510 Graphics for Landscape Architects (3,F,S)

2 Students will use this course to complete their senior projects.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes:
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at 
http://oucc.ncsu.edu/gep-courses.
*Courses/groupings in the above display with an asterisk may fulfill all or part of a GEP requirement. See categories below.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 107, MA 121 or MA 114 or MA 131
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  CH 101, CH 102, BIO 181
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  None
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(S) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  ARE 201 or EC 201
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Excercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth  - (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
 X Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or        Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  None
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better )

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements:

I. U.S. Diversity
(USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:  None
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:  None
K. Foreign Language proficiency - Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.