Environmental Horticulture


The Environmental Horticulture minor helps students who seek employment opportunities associated with plant science, landscape, and nursery horticulture. The minor enables students to focus on a specialization area or to sample courses from other areas of environmental horticulture. Degree-seeking students at off-campus locations can also complete this minor.

About this Program

Department Information

The Environmental Horticulture Department is a team of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to improving fruit and vegetable production for the benefit of farmers and consumers. Florida’s climatic diversity and the facilities at UF provide opportunities for cutting-edge research in plant breeding & genetics, plant and environmental physiology, fruit & vegetable production, postharvest physiology, biochemistry, and other disciplines.


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P.O. Box 110670
2550 Hull Road, Rm. 1549


Related Programs

Specific courses for the minor must be approved in writing by the academic advisor and the undergraduate coordinator at least one semester before graduation.

Required Courses

ORH 3513CEnvironmental Plant Identification and Use3
Select at least two:6-8
Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration
Introductory Nursery Management
Public Gardens
and Public Gardens Laboratory
Ornamental Landscape Management
Annual and Perennial Gardening
and Annual and Perennial Gardening Laboratory
Plant Propagation
and Plant Propagation Laboratory
Select one:4-6
Micropropagation of Horticultural Crops
Any ORH course offered at a UF campus to complete 15 minimum credits