Horticultural Botany

(19 semester hours)

For information, contact the Department of Botany, 316 Pearson Hall (513-529-4200).

This minor gives you a general understanding of horticulture and related fields. It is open to all students; however, for students working on the A.B. in botany, only BOT 115, 116, or 191 can count for both the major and this minor, and for students working on the B.S. in botany, only BOT 115, 116, 191, and 425 can count for both.

Courses used for this minor cannot be used for the minor in botany, except for BOT 115, 116, or 191. College chemistry is recommended for this minor. A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in the minor; no courses for the minor may be taken credit/no-credit.

Program Requirements

Choose ONE of the following:

BOT 115 Biological Concepts: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, and Diversity (4) or

BOT 116 Biological Concepts: Structure, Function, Cellular, and Molecular Biology (4) or

BOT 191 Plant Biology (4)

This one:

BOT 306 Basic Horticulture (3)

Choose FOUR of the following:

BOT 221 Plant Propagation (4)

BOT 241 Botanical Principles in Landscape Gardening (3)

BOT 302 Plant Taxonomy (4) or

BOT 205 Dendrology (4)

BOT 312 Plant and Fungal Diversity (4) or

BOT 421 Advanced Mycology (4)

BOT 340 Internship in Botany (1-16)

BOT 415 Techniques in Biotechnology (3)

BOT 425 Environmental Plant Physiology (4)

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