Title and Description of Courses   Units
Major Courses – 20 units (minimum)
HORT304 – Reproductive Crop Physiology   3
HORT306 – Physiology and Biochemistry of Plant Growth Regulators   3
HORT311 – Advanced Postharvest Physiology of Perishable Crops II   3
HORT373 – Advanced Plant Tissue Culture II   3
HORT391 – Special Topics   1-3
200 level courses *    
Minor/Cognate Courses –12 units (courses from 1 or 2 other fields of specialization)
HORT399 – Graduate Seminar   1
HORT400 – Doctoral Dissertation   12


Major   20
Minor/Cognate   12
Graduate Seminar   1
Dissertation   12
Special Skills **   (6)
Total No. of Units Required   45



*Refer to Master of Science in Horticulture Curriculum Guide

**As prescribed by the Graduate Advisory Committee

  1. Cognate/minor courses are courses of 1 or 2 other field(s) of specialization
  2. Odd and even numbered courses are offered during the first and second semester of the school year, respectively.
  3. After the first term, graduate students are required to form their Graduate Advisory Committee (GAC) andPlan of Course Work ( PCW). Forms can be secured at the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School.