PLSC Course Information

Below is a list of undergraduate or graduate courses that are offered, as well as the number of credits for each courses. The courses below are generally taught at least once every other year, and some are taught much more frequently.

Course Number
(Linked to Description)
Course Title (Course Syllabus will be linked if available) Credits
PLSC100 Plants and Human Culture 3
PLSC101 Botany I 4
PLSC103 Landscape and Field Sketching 4
PLSC120 Flower Arranging 1
PLSC133 Ornamental Horticulture 3
PLSC140 People and Plants: Feast or Famine 3
PLSC151 Introduction to Crop Science 3
PLSC154 Topics in Production and Management of Ornamental Plants 1 to 6
PLSC170 Soils and Environmental Quality 3
PLSC171 New Student Colloquium 1
PLSC201 Botany II 4
PLSC202 History of Landscape Design 3
PLSC203 Portfolio Review 1
PLSC204 Introduction to Soil Science 3
PLSC205 Introduction to Soil Science Laboratory 1
PLSC211 Herbaceous Landscape Plants 3
PLSC212 Woody Landscape Plants 4
PLSC214 Indigenous Woody Plants of the Eastern United States 4
PLSC232 Basic Landscape Design 4
PLSC253 Triad Internship 3
PLSC267 Humans and Environmental Sustainability
PLSC300 Principles of Animal and Plant Genetics 3
PLSC301 CAD for Landscape Designers 3
PLSC302 Vegetable Science 4
PLSC303 Introductory Plant Pathology 4
PLSC305 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition 4
PLSC306 Introduction to Plant Molecular Biology 3
PLSC310 Animal and Plant Genetics Laboratory 1
PLSC313 Turf Establishment and Maintenance 4
PLSC319 Environmental Soil Microbiology 4
PLSC330 Landscape Construction Details 4
PLSC331 Landscape Construction Systems 4
PLSC333 Estimating and Bidding 1
PLSC364 Landscape Horticulture Internship 1 to 6
PLSC399 Teaching Experience 1 to 2
PLSC401 Agronomic Crop Science 3
PLSC403 Nursery and Garden Center Management 4
PLSC404/604 Plant Taxonomy 3
PLSC408 Advanced Landscape Design 4
PLSC410 Introduction to Plant Physiology 3
PLSC411 Diagnostic Plant Pathology 3
PLSC415/615 Vascular Plant Anatomy 3
PLSC419/619 Soil Microbiology 4
PLSC422 Plant Propagation 3
PLSC429/629 Introduction to the Fungi 4
PLSC433 Public Garden Management 3
PLSC435 Plant Developmental Biology 3
PLSC438 Fate/Transport Soil Contaminants 3
PLSC441/641 Forage Resource Management
PLSC445/645 Biogeochemical Cycling of Nutrients
PLSC450 Planting Design 3
PLSC453 Public Horticulture Practicum 3
PLSC455 Issues in Plant and Soil Sciences 3
PLSC446 Paradigms in Cell Signaling 3
PLSC467 Environmental Forensics and Society
PLSC601 Agronomic Crop Science 3
PLSC603 Soil Physics 3
PLSC605 Plant Breeding 3
PLSC608 Environmental Soil Chemistry 3
PLSC630 Collections Management and Curation 3
PLSC633 Public Garden Management 3
PLSC635 Plant Developmental Biology 3
PLSC636 Advanced Plant Genetics 3
PLSC640 Field Methods in Soil, Air, Water
PLSC667 Plant-Contaminant Interactions
PLSC675 Current Topics: Plant Biology 1
PLSC800 Current Topics in Plant Science 1 to 3
PLSC802 Professional Development 1
PLSC810 Kinetics and Surface Chemistry of Soils 3
PLSC819 Ecological Soil Microbiology 3
PLSC832 Botanic Garden Management 1 to 10
PLSC864 Seminar Planning and Development 1
PLSC874 Topics in Molecular Biology 1
PLSC646 Paradigms in Cell Signaling 3
PLSC635 Plant Developmental Biology 3