Plant Biology Degrees & Requirements
For the Bachelor of Science Degree in Plant Biology or Environmental Science/Plant Biology, you must complete 120 credits, including general elective credits. The University Tier II writing requirement for the majors is met by completing Plant Biology 498 and 499 and one of the following courses: Zoology 355L or 445.
The Bachelor of Science degree program with a major in plant biology is designed for students who plan to pursue careers in plant biotechnology industries, nurseries, botanical gardens, museums, herbaria, agricultural extension, or research laboratories, or who plan to pursue graduate study in the field of plant biology or related disciplines.
The Bachelor of Science degree program in environmental biology/plant biology is designed for students who plan to pursue careers involving plants and the environment or who plan to pursue graduate study in the biological sciences. Graduates may be employed in nature organizations, environmental impact firms, or government.