Prepare for a high-growth career
Horticulture is a blend of art, science, business, and technology, and students who choose this concentration graduate with deep knowledge of growing flowers and ornamentals to fruits and vegetables naturally in the field or in cutting-edge greenhouses.
When you pursue a concentration in horticulture, you’ll work with dedicated, passionate faculty members and have opportunities for transformative learning experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom. However, most importantly you’ll graduate with the skills and experience you need for a rewarding, high-paying career. Your degree will prepare you to work in a variety of settings, from greenhouses and public gardens to landscaping companies, nurseries, and more. Visit our Career Opportunities page to learn more!
Get hands-on at the Plantery
Right out our back door is the Plantery, which provides essential opportunities for hands-on learning experiences - in fact, every class we teach is engaged with the Plantery in some way. This one-of-a-kind resource includes our greenhouse, headhouse, nursery, polyhouse, sprout garden and teaching gardens.
Bachelor of Science in agriculture, concentration in horticulture
Students who pursue this concentration must complete all core agriculture coursework, plus advanced horticulture courses and electives. Whether you plan to run your own landscaping company, work for a public garden or nursery or go on to graduate school, you’ll graduate from SFA ready to blossom with a horticulture career.
*See the Undergraduate Course Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements.