Horticultural Sciences

Undergraduate Curriculum Options

  • Horticultural Production - Students learn production techniques that emphasize sustainability and efficiency to propel them on a career path in many aspects of the fruit and/or vegetable industry. See undergraduate catalog for more information.

    Career options include:
    • Farm production/management
    • Field/research biologist
    • Agribusiness sales and marketing
    • International agriculture



  • Horticultural Science - This is a flexible curriculum covering growth and development of horticultural crops and is tailored to individual students’ interest and career objectives. See undergraduate catalog for more information.

    Career options include:
    • Nursery/greenhouse management
    • Crop production
    • Research biologist
    • Commodity marketing/management
    • International agriculture



  • Organic Crop ProductionEmphasizes cultural practices that maintain ecological and economical balance in horticultural crop production systems. These principles apply to any crop production system, whether conventional, sustainable and/or organic. See undergraduate catalog for more information.

    Career options include:
    • Nursery/greenhouse management
    • Farm production
    • Field Biologist
    • Fruit/produce marketing
    • International agriculture






For more information on the Horticultural Sciences Undergraduate Program, please visit the UF Undergraduate Catalog.

View our undergraduate course listing here: Undergraduate Course List.

Who Do I Contact?

Dr. Rebecca Darnell, Undergraduate Coordinator | 352-273-4789 or rld@ufl.edu

Dr. Gerardo Nunez, Undergraduate Advisor | 352-273-4765 or g.nunez@ufl.edu

Dr. Xin Zhao, Undergraduate Advisor | 352-273-4773 or xzin@ufl.edu

Curtis Smyder, Student Services Coordinator | 352-273-4781 or curtisr@ufl.edu