Pre-Horticulture - Transfer Program

Horticulture students find exciting career opportunities as managers or owners of horticultural businesses in retail or wholesale nurseries, floral shops and greenhouses, landscape contracting businesses, and in fruit and vegetable enterprises. Graduates in horticulture may also enter the horticulture industry in horticultural journalism, extension, teaching and research. The degree curriculum allows for specialization in the following options: entrepreneurship, landscape design, organic, plant science, and production. The curriculum includes a balance of courses in horticulture, biological and physical sciences, social sciences and humanities. Students are required to participate in an internship program that provides employment in various horticultural enterprises.

 

The following list of courses are recommended for the first four semesters of a horticulture transfer program:

Degree Requirements

First Year

 First Semester

ACE 7 Course (Arts) Elective

3 credits

HORT 1300Introduction to Horticultural Sciences

3

HORT 1310Introduction to Horticultural Sciences Laboratory

1

HORT 2000Landscape and Environmental Appreciation

3

MATH 1310Intermediate Algebra

3

Or

MATH 1320College Algebra

3

ENT 115Insect Biology (UNL Distance Course)

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

HORT-2000 is an ACE 9 (Global Awareness) Elective.

First Year

Second Semester

CHEM 1010Chemistry in The Environment and Society

3

And

CHEM 1014Chemistry in the Environment and Society Laboratory

1

Or

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 credits

And

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1

HORT 2210Plant Propagation

3

SPCH 1110Public Speaking Fundamentals

3

ACE 5 Course (History, Humanities) Elective

3 credits

ENGL 1150English Composition I

3

Or

ENGL 1154/ENGL 1150English Composition I

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Year

First Semester

PHYS 1050Introduction to Physics

4

Or

PHYS 1110General Physics I with Algebra

4

PHYS 1154General Physics Laboratory I

1

MATH 1950Calculus I

5

Or

MATH 1930Calculus for the Managerial, Life and Social Sciences

3

Or

Social Sciences

3 Credits

And/Or

MATH 1530Introduction to Applied Probability and Statistics

3

Or

MATH 1330Trigonometry

3

HORT 2120Landscape Plants I

3

ACE 8 Course (Ethics, Stewardship) Elective

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:13-16

Second Year

Second Semester
ECON 2200Principles of Economics (Micro)

3

HORT 2130Landscape Plants II

3

HORT 2660Introduction to Landscape Design

3

HORT 2670Introduction to Landscape Design Studio

1

CHEM 1194General Chemistry II Laboratory

1

Total Credit Hours:13-17
ECON-2200 is an ACE 6 Elective.

 

 

Total Credit Hours: 58-65

Additional Information:

Additional courses (in areas such as business and science) are available at UNO that will transfer for specific options at UNL. Required and elective courses vary with option, so students should consult with their UNO adviser and the UNL Undergraduate Catalog to carefully plan their course selections while at UNO.

Required elective courses correlate to UNL Achievement-Centered Education Program categories; selected UNO courses in these categories should be verified for transfer approval prior to registration.

MATH-1310 or MATH-1320. Hours earned in MATH-1310 or MATH-1320 will not count toward the mathematics requirements for UNL CASNR. Students are encouraged to use MATH-1310 or MATH-1320 as a free elective for their UNL CASNR program of study if they have an algebra deficiency. Students should complete their mathematics sequence at UNO. Since certain options require calculus, students are encouraged to review the UNL Undergraduate Bulletin for requirements in specific majors of interest.