BABA General Studies Specialization: Landscape and Nursery Horticulture

The Landscape and Nursery Horticulture area of specialization helps students who seek employment opportunities associated with the rapidly growing green industry. It also allows students to focus on a specialization area or to sample courses from other areas of environmental horticulture. 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.

  • EVR 3323 Introduction to Ecosystem Restoration
  • ORH 3513C Environmental Plant Identification
  • ORH 3253C Introductory Nursery Management
  • ORH 3773C Public Gardens
  • ORH 4236C Ornamental Landscape Management
  • ORH 4804 Annual and Perennial Gardening
  • ORH 4804L Annual and Perennial Gardening Lab (1 credit; must be taken with ORH 4804)
  • PLS 3223 Plant Propagation
  • PLS 3223L Plant Propagation Lab (1 credit; must be taken with PLS 3221)
  • PLS 4242C Micropropagation of Horticultural Crops
  • Any 3000-4000 level ORH course excluding ORH 4905, ORH 4911 or ORH 4915

Contact Information

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

Danae Perry
1137 Fifield Hall
(352) 273-4573

Minor Option

A minor is available in this area of specialization. To complete the minor students must earn 15 credit hours with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. You can find out more about the Environmental Horticulture minor in the Undergraduate Catalog.