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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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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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