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Horticulture

Our students study the physiology, culture, harvest, quality control, sales and utilization of horticultural crops.

Description

What is Horticulture at WVU like?

Description

Horticulture is the science of the production, processing and marketing of fruit, vegetable, greenhouse and landscape crops. In our program, you will study the physiology, culture, harvest, quality control, sales and utilization of horticultural crops.

The nature of horticulture has changed as areas become more urban. Our program focuses on landscape management and production of nursery and greenhouse plants, which help meet the aesthetic needs in growing urban environments.

At a Glance

Elective Focuses

Tailor this major to your interests by taking courses in one of these areas:

  • Specialty Crop Production
  • Landscape and Turf Management
  • Public Horticulture
  • Plant Health Management
  • Plant Science
  • Entrepreneurship/Agriculture Business

Opportunities

What makes Horticulture at WVU unique?


Transfer Articulation Agreements

In addition to guaranteed admission agreements WVU has transfer articulation agreements with:

Careers

What can you do with a degree in Horticulture?

Possible Careers

Wondering what you can do with a degree from WVU's Horticulture major? Check out these ideas from WVU Career Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

This page includes information from O*NET OnLine by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license.

Employers

Graduates from this major have gone to work at:

Courses

What are the courses like in Horticulture at WVU?

Major Map

Check out the course requirements and suggested plan of study for WVU's Horticulture major.

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For a program overview, learning goals and course descriptions, visit the course catalog.

Cost

How much does Horticulture at WVU cost?

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2018-19 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current West Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.

West Virginia Resident
Per Semester $4,992
Fall and Spring Semesters $9,984
Non-Resident
Per Semester $13,140
Fall and Spring Semesters $26,280
International
Per Semester $13,440
Fall and Spring Semesters $26,880
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Merit-based Scholarships

Incoming freshmen to the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design may qualify for merit-based scholarships based on GPAs and SAT/ACT test scores. No additional application is necessary. These scholarships are in addition to University scholarships.

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Ohio Tuition Reciprocity

As the result of a special agreement, students from Ohio who are fully admitted to Horticulture can enroll at WVU and pay in-state tuition rates. Students must be admitted to both the University and this major.

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Transfer Articulation Agreements

To simplify the transfer process, we have formal agreements with certain institutions. These agreements outline the courses you should take to prepare for transferring to WVU. In addition to guaranteed admission agreements Horticulture has transfer articulation agreements with:

Review the full list of transfer articulation agreements to see if your institution is listed.

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Requirements

What are the requirements to apply for Horticulture at WVU?

University Requirements

To be admitted to WVU's Horticulture major, you must first meet WVU's first-time freshman admission requirements for the 2018-19 academic year. Interested in transferring? Review the transfer admission requirements.

Next Steps

I like this major. What are the next steps?

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