Degree and Pathways
Major in Horticulture - BSA
The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.) in Horticulture gives our graduates a strong background in plant sciences and complimented with technical courses providing the knowledge to purse their dream horticulture career.
The horticulture degree teaches the science of plant growth and development as well as the management of economic crops and enterprises. Many horticulture courses incorporate experiential and service learning as a way to learn by doing.
- First first two years: horticulture students follow a standard science core supplemented with foundation horticulture courses.
- Second two years: horticulture students select from a wide range of courses in horticulture and related disciplines to provide a balance of science and technical skills.
- Transfer students from other academic programs or schools: the horticulture program is transfer friendly. Students transferring from out of state or non-USG schools should refer to our curriculum and the UGA Transfer Equivalency website.
UGA Double Dawgs Program Information for Horticulture Students
The Double Dawgs program was created to allow highly ambitious students the opportunity to earn both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in five years
or less. Undergraduate
students interested in participating in the UGA Double Dawgs program,
should engage in a conversation early in their time at UGA with the
Horticulture Undergraduate Advisor and then with the Horticulture Graduate Advisor
to discuss opportunities along this path.
You can select this link to find horticulture student testimonials about our program.
Horticulture BSA Curriculum Requirements and Guide
The horticulture curriculum is flexible, allowing students to focus on subjects related to career and personal goals. Because of this flexibility, Horticulture majors may be able to complete a second degree or complete one of many certificate programs offered at UGA.
For a detailed list of required courses and options, please refer to the Major in UGA Bulletin webpage. You can select Horticulture or use this Horticulture Course Requirements link for a guide to our cirriculum. We have prepared a printable version in PDF that you can find in this Horticulture Curriculum Guide link.
Hydroponics students grow tomatoes, HORT 3200