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Minor Options

The Horticultural Sciences Department offers three minors. Each minor requires at least 15 credits of coursework.

  • Horticultural Science - If you are interested in learning more about fruits, vegetables, and ornamentals, consider the Horticultural Sciences Minor. Students can learn about horticultural crop production, greenhouse/protected agriculture, herbs & medicinal plants, and more. See undergraduate catalog for more information.
  • Organic and Sustainable Crop Production - Do you ever wonder where organic produce comes from? How do organic farming practices differ from traditional agriculture? This combination of courses will help you learn more about the organic products available today. See undergraduate catalog for more information.
  • Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology - This interdisciplinary minor is designed for students desiring academic training and hands-on experience in current plant molecular biology techniques. Students will obtain training that will help prepare them for graduate school, laboratory positions and the expanding plant biotechnology marketplace. See undergraduate catalog for more information.

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. Tie Liu, Undergraduate Advisor | 352-846-2638 or

Dr. Gerardo Nunez, Undergraduate Advisor | 352-273-4765 or

Dr. Bala Rathinasabapathi, Undergraduate Advisor | 352-273-4847 or

Curtis Smyder, Student Services Coordinator | 352-273-4781 or

Dr. Xin Zhao, Undergraduate Coordinator| 352-273-4773 or