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Turf and Golf Course Management Concentration

The Turf and Golf Course Management concentration prepares graduates to manage the grass playing surfaces for all types of athletic fields.  Course work will focus on turf management, irrigation, proper pesticide use, maintaining turf equipment, and business management.

Sample 4 year degree path

Advisor: Dr. Paul Woosley

Colonnade Requirements 39 hours

Basic Agriculture Requirements 29 hours -effective Fall 2016

  • AGRO 110 Intro to Plant Science (3 hrs)
  • ANSC 140 Intro to Animal Science (3 hrs)
  • AGMC 170/171 Ag Mech/Lab (2/1 hrs)
  • AGRI 175 University Experience for Ag Majors (1 hr)
  • AGMC 176 Agriculture Safety (2 hrs)
  • AGRI 291 Intro Data Analysis OR
    • AGRi 491 Data Analysis & Interpretation (3hrs)
  • AGRO 320 Crop Physiology OR
    • ANSC 345 Animal Nutrition (3 hrs)
  • AGRO 350 Soils (3 hrs)
  • AGEC 360 Agricultural Economics (3 hrs)
  • AGRI 397 Agriculture Career Planning (1 hr)
  • AGRI 398 Seminar (1 hr)
  • AGRI 494 Contemporary Agriculture Issues (3 hrs) Must be senior
    standing to enroll in this course

Turf and Golf Course Requirements 24 hours

  • AGMC 172/173 Lawn and Garden Equipment/Laboratory
  • AGMC 270/271 Turf Equipment Maintenance/Laboratory
  • AGMC 272/273 Turf Equipment Operation/Laboratory
  • HORT 313 Turfgrass Management
  • HORT 301/302 Landscape Plants/Laboratory
  • HORT 304/305 Landscape Maintenance/Laboratory

 

Agricultural Electives to complete 120 hours

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