Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences

Why should I major in Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences?

Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences provides students with knowledge and training in the science, art, communication and economic aspects of the horticulture industry. Graduates are fully prepared for graduate school or employment in science, education, production, sales, or public service relevant to their selected concentration. 

What can I do with a degree in Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences?

There are multiple career options for an Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences graduate. Because this is a diverse and vast industry, graduates have many options for pursuing a career that matches their interests. 

  • Golf Course Industry
  • Sports Turf Management
  • Greenhouse Production
  • Research Technician

What does a Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences major study?

The course of study for Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences majors offers flexibility for students to customize their course plans to meet their academic and career goals.

Course requirements for Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences concentrations can be found in the UA Course Catalog. There are also printable PDFs of the checksheets and semester-by-semester degree plans available in Box.

How can a Horticulture, Landscape and Turf Sciences student be involved?

The Horticulture Department and the University offer a variety of outlets for students to gain professional development experiences.

Horticulture student working on Baum Stadium turfgrass

Quick Facts


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Commonly Paired Minors:
Landscape Horticulture,  Agribusiness, Ag. Education, Ag. Communications, Sustainability, Turf Management

*Based on most recent Career Development Center Outcomes Report

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