Jan 20, 2022  
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Horticulture, Forestry, and Recreation Resources


2021 Throckmorton Hall
785-532-3365
Fax: 785-532-5894
E-mail: slwarren@k-state.edu
www.hfrr.ksu.edu
 

Department Head:

Stuart Warren

Director of Graduate Studies:

Stuart Warren

Graduate Faculty:

Peg Althoff, Ph.D., Kansas State University
Charles J. Barden, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
*Cheryl R. Boyer, Ph.D., Auburn University
*Dale J. Bremer, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Ted T. Cable, Ph.D., Purdue University
*Edward E. Carey, (Emeritus), Ph.D., University of Illinois
Gregory L. Davis, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Jack D. Fry, Ph.D., Colorado State University
*Wayne A. Geyer, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
*Jason Griffin, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Jared Hoyle, Ph.D., Auburn University
Rhonda R. Janke, Ph.D., Cornell University
*Steven J. Keeley, Ph.D., Colorado State University
*Houchang Khatamian, (Emeritus), Ph.D., University of Guelph
Catherine C. Lavis, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Richard H. Mattson, Ph. D., University of Minnesota
Chad Miller, Ph.D., Cornell University
*Sunghun Park, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Eleni Pliakoni, Ph.D., University of Thessaly
*C. B. Rajashekar, Ph.D., Colorado State University
Cary Rivard, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
*Candice A. Shoemaker, Ph.D., Michigan State University
*Stuart L. Warren, Ph.D., North Carolina State University

*Denotes graduate faculty that are certified to serve as the major professor for doctoral students

M.S. Degree

K-State offers Master of Science degree program in diverse horticultural and interdisciplinary areas. Specializations at Master’s level include ornamental horticulture, floriculture, turfgrass, vegetable crops, fruit crops, horticultural therapy and public horticulture, and horticultural disciplines including environmental stress physiology, molecular biology, plant biotechnology, food and human health, tissue culture, and sustainable production. For areas of research focus, please visit http://www.hfrr.ksu.edu/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=400. Graduate students are expected to excel in research, teaching, extension activities and develop professionally. Independent and original research is an important part of the graduate program and forms a basis for a graduate thesis. Research can be conducted within the department or in other cooperating departments.

For admission requirements, please see the Horticulture, Forestry & Recreation Resources website at: http://www.hfrr.ksu.edu/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=933.

Ph.D. Degree

K-State offers doctor of philosophy degree program in diverse horticultural and interdisciplinary areas. Specializations at doctoral level include ornamental horticulture, floriculture, turfgrass, vegetable crops, fruit crops, horticultural therapy and public horticulture, and horticultural disciplines including environmental stress physiology, molecular biology, plant biotechnology, food and human health, tissue culture, and sustainable production. For areas of research focus, please visit http://www.hfrr.ksu.edu/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=400. Graduate students are expected to excel in research, teaching, extension activities and develop professionally. Independent and original research is an important part of the graduate program and forms a basis for a graduate thesis. Research can be conducted within the department or in other cooperating departments.

For admission requirements, please see the Horticulture, Forestry & Recreation Resources website at: http://www.hfrr.ksu.edu/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid=933.

Financial support

A limited number of assistantships are available to qualifying students. The assistantships are awarded based on students academic standing (GPA and GRE scores). Please check www.hfrr.ksu.edu for availability.

 

Programs

Doctor of Philosophy

Master of Science

Master of Science Emphasis Area(s)

Dual Degree

Graduate Certificate

Courses

Forestry

Horticulture

Recreation Resources