Dec 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Horticulture and Natural Resources with Specialization in Urban Food Systems (M.S.)



This specialization will prepare professionals for positions such as director/program managers in not-for-profit organizations, city governments or extension programs in urban districts facilitating community gardens, urban farming, farmers markets, or farm-to-school programs.  The specialization places an emphasis on sustainable agriculture, project management, and grant writing, in addition to having a solid foundation in horticultural science and food crop production.

Thesis Research or Report Track


Required Courses (8 credit hours)


  • Credits: 1
  • Must be taken for 2 credit hours.
  • Research Methods and/or Scientific Writing at or above the 600 level Credits: (3)
  • 700 level or above Statistics Credits: (3)

Thesis Research or Report (2-6 credit hours)


Additional Courses (8-12 credit hours)


To be determined by Supervisory Committee.

Specialization (8 credit hours)


Total Hours Required (30 credit hours)


Professional Track


Required Courses (8 credit hours)


Additional Courses (17 credit hours)


To be determined with Advisory Committee

Total Hours Required (36 credit hours)