Horticultural Sciences

College of Agriculture, Food & Environment

N6 Agricultural Science Center Contact: Wayne Centers - dsr@uky.edu
If you’re interested in understanding the science behind the plants and soil that grow around us, and enjoy working outdoors, Horticulture Sciences may be the path for you.

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120 - 123

UKY Major Map Horticultural Sciences {DATE l, F d, Y}

Freshman Year Credit Hours: 29

Fall Semester

14
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. I
3
GEN 100 | GEN 100 - ISSUES IN AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND ENVIRONMENT
3
MA 123 | MA 123 - ELEMENTARY CALCULUS AND ITS APPLICATIONS
4
PLS 100 | PLS 100 - AN INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURE PROFESSIONS
1
UK Core - Arts and Creativity
3

Spring Semester

15
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II
3
STA 210 | STA 210 - MAKING SENSE OF UNCERTAINTY: AN INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL REASONING
3
PLS 104 | PLS 104 - PLANTS, SOILS, & PEOPLE: A SCIENCE PERSPECTIVE
3
UK Core - Humanities
3
CLD 102 | CLD 102 - THE DYNAMICS OF RURAL SOCIAL LIFE
3

Sophomore Year Credit Hours: 32

Fall Semester

16
CHE 104 | CHE 104 - INTRODUCTORY GENERAL CHEMISTRY
3
PLS 210 | PLS 210 - THE LIFE PROCESSES OF PLANTS
3
PLS 220 | PLS 220 - INTRODUCTION TO PLANT IDENTIFICATION
3
PLS 386 | PLS 386 - PLANT PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
4
Specialty Support
3

Spring Semester

16
CHE 108 | CHE 108 - INTRODUCTION TO INORGANIC, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY WITHOUT LABORATORY
3
PLS 366 | PLS 366 - FUNDAMENTALS OF SOIL SCIENCE
4
PLS Course
3
PLS Course
3
UK Core - Global Dynamics
3

Junior Year Credit Hours: 31

Fall Semester

15
PLS Course
3
PLS Course
3
Specialty Support
3
ENT 320 | ENT 320 - HORTICULTURAL ENTOMOLOGY
3
Elective
3

Spring Semester

16
PLS 440 | PLS 440 - PLANT PROPAGATION
3
PLS Course
4
PLS Course
3
Specialty Support
3
Specialty Support
3

Senior Year Credit Hours: 26 - 31

Fall Semester

13 - 18
PLS 399 | PLS 399 - EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN PLANT AND SOIL SCIENCE
1 - 6
PLS 490 | PLS 490 - TOPICS IN PLANT AND SOIL SCIENCE
3
PPA 400G | PPA 400G - PRINCIPLES OF PLANT PATHOLOGY
3
Specialty Support
3
Elective
3

Spring Semester

13
PLS 404 | PLS 404 - INTEGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT
4
PLS Course
3
Elective
3
Elective
3