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  1. Undergraduate Program Tim Smalley Undergraduate Coordinator

  2. Core Curriculum • Area A - Essential Skills - 9 hrs • English Comp I and II, Precalculus • Area B - Institutional Options - 4 hrs • Area C - Humanities/Fine Arts - 6 hrs • Intro to Public Speaking, Elective • Area D - Science - 12 hrs • Biology or Botany I and II, Chemistry I • Area E - Social Sciences - 12 hrs • American History and Government required • 2 Electives

  3. Core curriculum - continued • Area F - Courses Related to Major - 17 hrs • Microeconomics (Horticulture and Landscape) • Chemistry II • Hort Science • Hort Professionalism • Surveying (Landscape) • Physical Science and Organic Chemistry (Turf) • Electives (4,6,0)

  4. New Courses since 1993 • 2100 - Horticultural Professionalism • 3300 - Organic Gardening • 3440 - Herb, Spices and Medicinal Plants • 3450 - Residential Design • 3900 - Horticultural Study Tour • 3910 - Internship requirement • 4930, 4931 - Agriculture and Ecology in Tropical America • 4990 - Environmental Issues In Horticulture

  5. Classes in Approval Process • HORT 3130 - Interior Plant identification • HORT 3460 - Residential Design II • HORT 4091 - Landscape Professional Practices

  6. New Curriculum- Junior/Senior • Horticultural Foundation - required • Horticultural Physiology • Soils • Plant Propagation • Internship • Nutrition • Postharvest Physiology • Environmental Issues in Horticulture Discussion • One Elective (Genetics, Anatomy,Taxonomy, Ecology, Weather and Climate)

  7. New Curriculum - Jr/Sr - cont. • Commodities - 10 credit hours • Introduction to Vegetables • Introduction to Fruit • Interior Identification • Herbaceous Perennials • Woody Identification and Use • Organic Gardening • Herbs, Spices, and Medicinals • Introductory Turf Management

  8. New Curriculum - Jr/Sr - cont. • Agribusiness/ Marketing - 3 credit hours • Agribusiness Marketing • Food and Fiber Marketing • Agribusiness Accounting • Intro to Agribusiness Management

  9. New Curriculum - Jr/Sr - cont • Production/Management - 12 credit hours • Interior Plant, Nursery, Greenhouse, Turf or Landscape Management • Olericulture or Pomology • Residential Design I and II • Irrigation • Agriculture and Ecology of Tropical America • Plant and Garden Study Tour

  10. New Curriculum - Jr/Sr - cont • Plant Protection - 6 credit hours • Pesticide Management • Weeds • Ornamental or Turf Pest Management • Plant Pathology • Agricultural Entomology • Integrated Pest Management • Diagnosis and Control of Plant Diseases

  11. New Curriculum - Hort - cont • Free Electives - 5 credit hours • All electives but free electives are directed electives requiring the approval of advisors

  12. Assessment Techniques • Test, lab reports, papers, computer projects, oral presentations • Senior exit survey • Senior exit interview

  13. Response to Assessments • Repair greenhouse • Obtain new design lab • New building initiative • Prompt changes in service class - less focus on row crops • Spread advising load • Hire new landscape design professor

  14. Recruiting • UGA Entrance standards • GPA: 3.53 - 3.96 • SAT: 1160 - 1320 • ACT: 25 - 29 • Hope Scholarship effect • College recruiter in Academic Affairs • Major Fair for undecided majors

  15. Increasing Diversity • UGA diversity requirement • Academic Affairs recruiter • High school summer interns • Georgia Plant Science Scholars • 4-H summer camps - propagation class • Spanish recommended • International Courses

  16. Advising • Armitage, Berle, Mills, Randle, Rieger, Smalley • Appointments - students notified at orientation to contact advisor • Open door policy

  17. Internships • 3 hrs required, 6 hrs allowed • Informal (journal plus paper) • Information during Hort Professionalism • Listed on web site and in departmental office • Interviewing during Career Day

  18. Scholarships • Listed on web site and in departmental office • College-wide Scholarships • Departmental Scholarships • Bartlett Foundation (2 x 1,000) • Albert Dirr • Horticulture Club (endowed) • Top ten percent personally contacted

  19. Hort Club • Required for Horticultural Professionalism • 2 plant sales, Valentine’s Day • Southeastern Flower Show • Service • Landscape senior citizen homes • Teach elementary and project children • Fall and spring trip • Attend SASHS and ASHS

  20. Landscape Club • Since 1998 • Meetings • Speakers • ALCA Student Career Days training • Attend ALCA Student Career Days • Funded through industry solicitations • Landscape Habitat for Humanity Homes

  21. International Travel • Agriculture and Ecology in Tropical America • Costa Rica - every year • Guatemala - in the past • Plant and Garden Tour • England - 2001 • England, Wales, Scotland - 2003 • Internships possible • Ireland (Birr Castle) • England (Hilliers) • New Zealand (cut flowers)

  22. Career Planning and Placement • UGA Career Center • Horticultural Professionalism • Speakers, resumes, mock interviews • Annual Departmental Career Day • 8 interviews before graduation in department • South Campus Career Day

  23. Courses for non-majors • Horticultural Sciences • Interior Plant Identification • Interior Plant Management • Organic Gardening • Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants • Horticultural Study Tour • Agricultural and Ecology in Tropical America class and tour

  24. Horticultural Minor • Choose one of the following • Introduction to Vegetable Crops • Introduction to Fruit Crops • Organic Gardening • Herbs, Spices, and Medicinal Plants

  25. Horticulture Minor - cont. • Choose one of the following • Nursery Management • Greenhouse Management I • Greenhouse Management II • Landscape Horticulture • Elective Courses (9 to 10 credit hours) • Total of 15 credit hours