B.S. in Agriculture: Tropical Horticulture Specialty Requirements

Group 1. General Education Basic, Area, and Integrative Requirements

Students may choose to graduate under the General Education Basic, Area, and Integrative requirements and graduation requirements in force at the time they entered the UH System, when they entered UH Hilo, or when they graduate, provided there is no break in enrollment.

Students should meet with their academic advisor to ensure that they enroll in courses that will enable them to meet these requirements as well as requirements for the major and for graduation. Some courses may meet both General Education requirements and major requirements.

The new GE basic, core, and integrative requirements and lists of certified courses are posted on the General Education website.

Group 2. Major Requirements (87-89 credits)

  1. Agriscience Requirements (70)
    • AG 200 Agro-Environmental Science Com (3)
    • AG 291 Directed Work Experience Pgm (3)
    • AG 375 Intro To Genetic Analysis (3)
    • AG 496 Senior Seminar in Agriculture (1)
    • AGBU 110 Microcomputing for Ag (3)
    • AGEC 201 Agri Economics (3) or ECON 130 Intro To Microeconomics (3)
    • AGEC 330 Farm Management (3) or AGBU 320 Agribus Management (3)
    • AGEN 231 Intro To Ag Mech (3)
    • ANSC 141 Intro To An Science (3)
    • ENTO 304 General Entomology (3)
    • HORT 262 Princ Of Hort (3)
    • HORT 264 Plant Propagation (3)
    • HORT 481 Weed Science (3)
    • PPTH 301 Trop Plant Pathology (3)
    • PPHY 310 Plant Growth/Develop (3)
    • SOIL 304 Tropical Soils (3)
    • Choose six courses totaling 18–21 credits from the following Tropical Horticulture production courses:
      • HORT 263 Hydroponics (3)
      • HORT 266 Nursery Management (4)
      • HORT 303 Intro Plant Tissue Culture (3)
      • HORT 304 Plant Tissue Culture Acclimatz (3)
      • HORT 350 Trop Landscape Horticulture (3)
      • HORT 351 Veg Crop Production (3)
      • HORT 352 Trop Fruit Production (3)
      • HORT 354 Floriculture (4)
      • HORT 360 Orchidology (4)
      • HORT 450 Adv Plant Tissue Cult (3)
    • Choose other Agricultural courses totaling 3–6 credits depending on total credit hours taken in Tropical Horticulture production courses.
  2. Supplemental Requirements (17–19)
    • BIOL 175-175L Introductory Biology I (3), Introductory Biology I Lab (1)
    • Chemistry (Choose one sequence of the following three sequences):
      • Sequence 1: CHEM 124-124L General Chemistry I (3), Gen Chemistry I Lab (1) and CHEM 125-125L General Chemistry II (3), Gen Chemistry II Lab (1)
      • Sequence 2: CHEM 124-124L General Chemistry I (3), Gen Chemistry I Lab (1) and CHEM 141 Surv Organ Chem & Biochem (3)
      • Sequence 3: CHEM 114-114L Intro Chemistry (3), Intro Chem Lab (1) and CHEM 141 Surv Organ Chem & Biochem (3)
    • ENG 225 Writng for Sci & Technology (3)
    • MATH 104 Precalculus Math (4) or higher, but not 107, 108, or 111 (3-4)

Group 3. Electives, To be determined

Elective hours will vary depending upon which GE courses are selected by the student

Total semester hours for the B.S. in Agriculture: Tropical Horticulture Specialty

123 Credits