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HORTICULTURE Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See Graduate School degree requirements.
M.S. PH.D.
Overall GPA
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Overall GPA
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Other Grade Requirements
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Probation Policy
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Probation Policy
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Specific Courses
No
Specific Courses
Yes
One course in each of the following areas: physics (including electricity, heat, and light); mathematics (through calculus); chemistry (organic lecture and organic or biochemistry laboratory); crop production; plant breeding; plant structure; plant pathology or entomology; statistics or biometry; and soil science. Contact the department for a list of possible courses.
Specific Credits
Yes
Candidates must complete 14 credits in horticulture and 11 credits in botany in their combined undergraduate/graduate programs. No more than 3 credits of Special Problems 699 can be counted to meet this requirement. If a thesis is presented, a minimum of 24 credits must be completed; if a comprehensive report is presented, a minimum of 27 credits must be completed; if not presenting either, a minimum of 30 credits must be completed. In each option, at least 18 credits must be in graduate-level courses and at least 1 credit of a graduate department seminar must be included.
Specific Credits
No
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / No
A final comprehensive examination is required.
Examinations
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Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
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Advisor
All students must have an advisory committee with at least two members from horticulture and one from another department.
Advisor
All students must have an advisory committee with at least two members from horticulture and one from another department.
Review Policy
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Review Policy
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