From the food on our plates to the homes we live in to the fuel in our vehicles, plants impact all aspects of our daily lives. As an ever-growing human population continues to increase the demand for crops and other plant products, so too does the demand for plant scientists. Plant Sciences addresses the challenges from the field to the laboratory.

Students enroll in a generalized core curriculum of foundational courses, then further refine their expertise by choosing among three emphasis areas: Breeding, Biology & Biotechnology; Crop Management; and Horticultural Science and Design. 

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