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Undergraduate Students in Department of Plant Science

Welcome to the Web page for prospective and enrolled students interested in finding out about our undergraduate programs. Whether you’re a prospective student trying to find the college that best fits your interests, an enrolled student looking at alternatives to your current program, or a lifetime learner who wants to pursue a passion for plants, you’ll find what makes the Department of Plant Science a great place to study.

greenhouseThe Department offers majors in three areas: Turfgrass and Soil Science (formerly Agronomy), Horticulture, and Landscape Architecture.  The department also offers a minor in Landscape Design. 

For more information on the department’s undergraduate programs,
please email: richard.mcavoy@uconn.edu

Baccalaureate degree programs in the
Department of Plant Science:

Follow the links on this page to find out about our majors, courses, representative plans of study, scholarships for students in our programs, internships, independent study, and departmental facilities.

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Check out this site for further information about admission requirements, financial aid, other departments, and student activities in the College.

For students currently majoring in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture or Turfgrass and Soil Science, or with a minor in Landscape Design.

Follow the links on this page to find information about requirements for the major, plans of study, internship requirements, independent study guidelines, and requirements for graduation.

Graduating students—please be sure to check the to-do list for graduating students.



Baccalaureate degree programs Department Internships
Horticulture B.S. degree program Independent studies
Ornamental Horticulture Minor Undergraduate advising
Landscape Architecture B.S. degree program Information for graduating students
Turfgrass and Soil Science B.S. degree program College clubs
Turfgrass and Soil Science Associate degree Scholarships and Financial Aid
Landscape Design Minor Your UConn Resource For Internships

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