What will I learn?

The Horticultural Food Crops concentration focuses on systems related to production of fruits and vegetables. Specific courses include fruit and vegetable production, irrigation practices, soil fertility, propagation, breeding, and related plant pest management courses. Students must choose either the Production or Seed Science option. Those interested in organic food crop production can major in Horticulture in the Horticultural Food Crops concentration and pursue the Organic Agriculture Interdisciplinary Minor. A number of opportunities exist in horticultural food crops-related professions including field and greenhouse production, all phases of the retail and wholesale business, greenhouse supply sales, greenhouse construction, seed production and sales, plant breeding and plant research.

Options

  • Production Option
  • Seed Science Option

Which department am I in?

College of Agricultural Sciences

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$31,962.00 per year
Application deadline

1 November 2021, 1 February 2022

Start date

18 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

College of Agricultural Sciences

301 University Ave,

Colorado State University,

FORT COLLINS,

Colorado,

80523, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Apply as an international first-year freshman if you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and you’ve never attended university or all university credit you earned was prior to secondary school completion.

For international students

Apply as an international first-year freshman if you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and you’ve never attended university or all university credit you earned was prior to secondary school completion.

English Language Requirements:

TOEFL IBT: 72; PTE Academic: 50; IELTS Academic: 6.0

Application deadline: Feb/01 for fall; Nov/01 for spring.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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