The Horticulture Student Experience

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The Department of Horticulture stresses broad knowledge, critical thinking, active learning, field-based problem solving, analysis of novel situations, and synthesis and application of knowledge. Horticulture students learn skills that help them make a difference both as students and as graduates.

Ready to see how? See what a current student is working on, check out what our graduates are up to, or explore sample careers of Horticulture graduates. Or, see how our current students are making a difference through the Horticulture Club, Turf Club, or Pi Alpha Xi, the national honor society for floriculture.