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: 31

Fall Semester

16
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
CHE 105 | CHE 105 - GENERAL COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I
4
CHE 111 | CHE 111 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY
1
PLS 100 | PLS 100 - AN INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURE PROFESSIONS
1

Spring Semester

15
UK Core - Comp. & Comm. II
3
CLD 102 | CLD 102 - THE DYNAMICS OF RURAL SOCIAL LIFE
3
PLS 104 | PLS 104 - PLANTS, SOILS, & PEOPLE: A SCIENCE PERSPECTIVE
3
BIO 148 | BIO 148 - INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY I
3
UK Core - Humanities
3

Sophomore Year Credit Hours: 31

Fall Semester

16
BIO 152 | BIO 152 - PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY II
3
PLS 220 | PLS 220 - INTRODUCTION TO PLANT IDENTIFICATION
3
PLS 386 | PLS 386 - PLANT PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
4
STA 296 | STA 296 - STATISTICAL METHODS AND MOTIVATIONS
3
UK Core - Global Dynamics
3

Spring Semester

15
CHE 107 | CHE 107 - GENERAL COLLEGE CHEMISTRY II
3
CHE 113 | CHE 113 - GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY
2
PLS 366 | PLS 366 - FUNDAMENTALS OF SOIL SCIENCE
4
UK Core - Arts and Creativity
3
Specialty Support
3

Junior Year Credit Hours: 30

Fall Semester

15
PLS Course
3
PLS Course
3
CHE 236 | CHE 236 - SURVEY OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
3
Specialty Support
3
Elective
3

Spring Semester

15
PLS 440 | PLS 440 - PLANT PROPAGATION
3
PLS Course
3
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
Specialty Support
3
Specialty Support
3
Elective
3

Spring Semester

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