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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor: Environmental Horticulture

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Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 21

GPA requirements to earn minor: None

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: C- or higher is required for EES 140/141 and all PSE courses.

Contact Information: Mary Fernandez, Student Academic Services Coordinator, 201A Rogers Hall, 207-581-2938,

Residency Requirement: The 15 credits of required courses must be taken at the University of Maine

This minor provides students with foundational skills in horticulture through introductory coursework in plant and soil science and plant identification.  Elective courses build on this foundation by offering advanced training in topics related to plant production or landscape horticulture.  Courses provide hands-on experience in horticultural facilities, including the Roger Clapp Greenhouses, the Lyle E. Littlefield Garden, and the Landscape Design Studio.

Please note:

  • Be sure to consider the prerequisites for the course below when planning for this minor.
  • The following courses are not acceptable course choices toward the minor for Sustainable Agriculture majors: BIO 327, PSE 320, PSE 403, PSE 410, PSE 415, PSE 440, and PSE 457.
  • Some of the courses below may be offered in alternate years. Be sure to check the course descriptions in the online Undergraduate Catalog.

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