The horticulture business option prepares you for entry into a horticultural business
enterprise with a choice among several built-in minors.
Why horticultural business?
You'll learn basic horticultural skills, plant care techniques, and the role plants
and landscape applications play in sustaining the environment. The option gives you
an opportunity to minor in your choice of agricultural economics, agribusiness, general
business or entrepreneurship.
Our graduates can look forward to a career in one or more of the following fields:
Botanic garden director
Business sales representative
Community garden coordinator
Horticultural Financial Services representative
$100KIN SCHOLARSHIPS TO UNDERGRAD STUDENTS
annually awarded by the OSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
In horticulture, you will have the opportunity to travel abroad to experience global
greenhouse horticultural production. Countries explored include Belgium, France, Germany
Hands-on laboratories are included in many courses. You will have the unique advantage
of utilizing the Greenhouse Learning Center, The Botanic Garden at OSU, and the Water
Conservation and Irrigation Training Center. All students in the department are also
required to complete an internship prior to graduation.
OSU-developed turfgrasses can be found in ballparks and stadiums across the country
including OSU’s Allie P. Reynolds Stadium, OU’s Owen Field, Tennessee Titans’ Nissan
Stadium, Kansas City Chiefs’ Arrowhead Stadium, Baltimore Ravens’ M&T Bank Stadium
and Kansas City Royals’ Kauffman Stadium.