Horticulture, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

HORT 5020Graduate Seminar1
Select 3 hours of STAT at 5000-level or above3
Select a minimum of 16 hours of additional HORT or related field (Plant Science, Soil Science, Plant Biology, or NREM)16
Select 4 hours of HORT or related field4
Hours Subtotal24
HORT 5000Master's Research and Thesis6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours30

Formal Report Option

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Select 28-34 hours (depending on whether 2 or 8 hours is taken in HORT 5110):28-34
Select 3 hours of STAT in Undergraduate or Graduate transcript.
HORT 5020 (1 Hour)
Select minimum of 16 hours of additional HORT or related field
Select 8 to 14 hours from HORT or related field.
Hours Subtotal28-34
HORT 5110Advanced Horticultural Problems2-8
Hours Subtotal2-8
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level