BABA General Studies Specialization: Botany

The Botany (BTY) area of specialization is offered through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences or the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and is for those students who are interested in the sciences. Students will have the opportunity to take courses in a variety of disciplines ranging from ecology to the biology of plants. For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.


Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 area of specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.

  • Four 3000-4000 level BOT, BSC and PCB courses excluding BOT 4905, BSC 4905 and PCB 4905

Contact Information

You are always welcome to meet with an advisor in the Heavener School of Business, however, advising specifically related to Botany is available through the Biology Department in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences. scheduling, and area-specific questions, please contact:

Dr. Norman Douglas
Carr 618A

Minor Option

A minor is not available in this area of specialization.