Production Horticulture Bachelor's |Agricultural Sciences | SIU

Southern Illinois University




Production Horticulture

A specialization in Production Horticulture focuses on the challenges of growing and harvesting a diverse range of fruit, vegetables, nuts and herbs in farms, extensive orchards and controlled environmental conditions for local markets, processing and exporting.

What will I study?

Courses cover the exciting world of vegetable, fruit and ornamental production, viticulture, garden center, greenhouse and nursery production and tissue culture and propagation methodologies.

Students may choose a general option within the department and select their upper division elective credits from a wide choice of courses throughout the College of Agricultural Sciences and the University. If interests are more specialized, students may elect the science option and specialize in a specific discipline.

Career Opportunities: Where will I work?

Contact Information

Feel free to contact one of our Coordinating Counselors for Production Horticulture:

Dr. Alan Walters

Also feel free to contact the Coordinator of Student Recruitment for the College of Agricultural Sciences:

Career Services