Horticulture: Turf Management, BSAG

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 120

General Education Requirements
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
ENGL 1113Composition I3
or ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I
ENGL 1213Composition II3
or ENGL 1413 Critical Analysis and Writing II
or ENGL 3323 Technical Writing
American History & Government
Select one of the following:3
Survey of American History
American History to 1865 (H)
American History Since 1865 (DH)
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
Select one of the following:3
Applied Geometry and Trigonometry (A)
Trigonometry (A)
3 hours STAT designated (A) 1
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
BIOL 1114Introductory Biology (LN) 14
CHEM 1314Chemistry I (LN) 14
or CHEM 1215 Chemical Principles I (LN)
PBIO 1404Plant Biology (LN)4
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
Course designated (S)3
Additional General Education
Courses designated (A), (H), (N), or (S)6
Hours Subtotal42
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
Select at least one Diversity (D) course
Select at least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
AG 1011First Year Seminar1
AGEC 1113Introduction to Agricultural Economics (S) 23
or ECON 2103 Introduction to Microeconomics (S)
HORT 1013Principles of Horticultural Science (LN)3
SOIL 2124Fundamentals of Soil Science (N) 24
Written and Oral Communications
BCOM 3113Written Communication3
or ENGL 3323 Technical Writing
Select one of the following:3
Oral Communications in Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (S) 2
Introduction to Speech Communication (S) 2
Elements of Persuasion (S) 2
Hours Subtotal17
Major Requirements
Core Courses
ACCT 2103Financial Accounting3
ENTO 2993Introduction to Entomology (LN)3
HORT 2010Internship in Horticulture or Landscape Management3
HORT 2613Woody Plant Materials3
HORT 3153Turf Management3
HORT 3513Landscape Irrigation3
HORT 4453Turfgrass Physiology and Ecology3
HORT 4773Applied Landscape Planning3
HORT 4493Athletic Field Management3
MGMT 3013Fundamentals of Management (S)3
PLNT 4013Principles of Weed Science3
PLP 3343Principles of Plant Pathology3
PLP 3663Turfgrass Integrated Pest Management3
SOIL 4234Soil Nutrient Management4
Related Courses
Select one emphasis18
Hours Subtotal61
Select 0 or hours to complete required total for degree0
Hours Subtotal0
Total Hours120


Soils Emphasis:
SOIL (6 hours from):6
Soil Genesis, Morphology, and Classification
Soil Microbiology
Soil, Water, and Weather
Environmental Soil Chemistry
SOIL (3 hours from):3
Precision Agriculture
Environmental Soil Science
Soil and Water Conservation
9 hours from:9
Chemistry and Applications of Biomolecules
Survey of Organic Chemistry
Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
Management Emphasis:
MGMT 3011Business, Government and Society1
MGMT 3123Managing Behavior and Organizations3
MGMT 3313Human Resource Management3
MGMT 4073Management and Ethical Leadership3
MGMT 3 hours upper-division3
Select 5 hours from:5
Chemistry and Applications of Biomolecules
Survey of Organic Chemistry
Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business

Other Requirements

  • A minimum of 40 semester credit hours and 100 grade points must be earned in courses numbered 3000 or above.
  • A 2.00 GPA or higher in upper-division hours.
  • A 2.25 GPA or higher is required in courses listed in the Major Requirements column above.

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 or 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2026.