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Fruit and Vegetable Management

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Fruit and Vegetable Management(120 Hours)

The Fruit and Vegetable Management major offers specialization in the science and practice of growing, harvesting, handling, storing, processing, and marketing tree fruits, small fruits, and vegetables. Students will learn the most efficient and sustainable management practices involving state-of-the-art production systems for the diverse fruit and vegetable crops produced in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Graduates can look forward to careers as growers and farm managers, production field advisors, sales representatives in the horticultural services industry, managers of produce firms, and brokers and marketers of fruit and vegetable products.
First Year
First TermHours
[COMM] or [WRTG] course (Rec COM 102 [COMM] or H D 205 [COMM])3 or 4
CHEM 101 [PSCI] or 105 [PSCI]4
HISTORY 105 [ROOT]3
HORT / CROP SCI 1023
Second TermHours
CHEM 102 or 1064
ENGLISH 101 [WRTG]3
HORT / CROP SCI 2024
Humanities [HUM]3
Second Year
First TermHours
BIOLOGY 106 [BSCI] or 120 [BSCI]4
Creative & Professional Arts [ARTS]3
Diversity [DIVR]3
MATH 140 [QUAN], 171 [QUAN], 202 [QUAN], or STAT 212 [QUAN], 3 or 4
SOIL SCI 2013
Second TermHours
BIOLOGY 1074
ECONS 101 [SSCI] or 102 [SSCI]3
HORT 3514
Sustainability Elective12 or 3
Electives3
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermHours
BIOLOGY 4203
ENTOM 343 [M]3
HORT 3103
HORT 3203
Electives3
Second TermHours
ENTOM 3513
Environmental HORT Elective23
SOIL SCI 4413
Electives6
Third TermHours
(Summer Session) HORT 3991
Fourth Year
First TermHours
HORT 3133
HORT 418 [M]3
Pest Management Elective32 or 3
PL P 300 or PL P 4292 or 3
Electives5
Second TermHours
Advanced Fruit or Vegetable Elective43
HORT 41653
HORT 425 [M] [CAPS]3
Electives6

Footnotes

1Sustainability Elective courses (2-3 credits): BIOLOGY 330, 372 [M]; ENVR SCI 101, 469; SOIL SCI 101, 302, 480; or as approved by advisor.
2Environmental Horticulture Elective courses (3 credits): HORT 330, 331, 332, 357; or as approved by advisor.
3Pest Management Elective courses (2-3 credits): CROP SCI 305; IPM 452, PL P 300, 429; or as approved by advisor. Courses cannot be used to fulfill more than one major requirement.
4Advanced Fruit or Vegetable Elective courses (3 credits): HORT 413, 421 [M], or 480, or as approved by advisor.
5CROP SCI 411 [M] can be taken in the fall as an alternative to HORT 416.
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