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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Integrated Plant Sciences (IPS)

As a student in an IPS major, you will explore the science of plant development and production from the perspectives of a variety of disciplines. All students in the program take a core set of interdisciplinary courses selected specifically to give them a solid foundation on which they can build expertise in a specific discipline. Of the six majors offered, four are based in horticulture.

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Horticulture Related Majors

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Agricultural Biotechnology

This major emphasizes the development and application of new technology to ensure a safe and abundant food and fiber supply.

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Fruit & Vegetable Management

Learn the most efficient and sustainable management practices involving state-of-the-art production systems for the diverse fruit and vegetable crops produced in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

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Viticulture & Enology

This major offers the technical, scientific, and practical experience needed to gain the essential skills for producing high quality grapes and premium wines. It prepares students for successful careers in the wine industry in Washington and beyond.

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Landscape, Nursery, & Greenhouse Management

If you are interested in owning or managing a nursery or greenhouse, attending graduate school in horticulture, working for university extension offices and research greenhouses, maintaining landscapes and parks, or working as wholesale horticultural-product brokers, this major is for you.

Minor in Horticulture

To minor in Horticulture you must complete a minimum of 16 credit hours in HORT courses. At least 9 hours must be in 300- or 400-level courses, excluding Hort 399 and 499, and taken in residence at WSU or through WSU-approved education abroad or educational exchange courses. Hort/CropS 202 and 351 are highly recommended.

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