Horticulture | College of Agricultural Science | SIU

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Horticulture

Our hands-on bachelor’s degree in Horticulture teaches you to expertly combine the tools of modern science, technology and business for intensive plant cultivation for human use.

Go green as you discover the principles and practices associated with horticultural production.

Investigate the complex growth and developmental responses of high-value crops, trees and ornamental plants.

Develop innovative solutions for plant propagation and cultivation issues.

Experience exciting, hands-on opportunities for improving the yield, quality and nutritional value of fruits, berries, nuts, vegetables, flowers, trees, shrubs and turf, all the while building their resistance to insects, diseases and environmental stresses.

Our game-changing specializations include:

Our courses will take you to the edge of knowledge and help you find meaningful employment in all facets of horticulture.