Horticulture Minor

for the Minor in Horticulture


department website: https://cropsciences.illinois.edu/

department faculty: https://cropsciences.illinois.edu/people/faculty/


overview of college admissions & requirements: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

college website: https://aces.illinois.edu/


The Horticulture minor is designed for students who desire a significant background in horticulture to support study and practice of their major field. Selection of additional courses beyond the core will depend on the student's major and interests. Enrollment in the Horticulture minor is not available to students enrolled in the Horticultural Food Systems concentration within the Crop Sciences major. Courses in the minor cannot be taken Credit/No Credit. At least six hours of coursework for the minor should be advanced (300-level or 400-level courses) and must be distinct from credit earned for the student’s major or another minor.

Core Requirements7
Introduction to Horticulture
Greenhouse Mgmt and Production
HORT Electives11
At least 2 additional hours of HORT 3XX-4XX. 1
Select a minimum of 9 hours from any HORT courses (excluding HORT 393 and HORT 395).
Total Hours18