Plant Biology Program By Rutgers University School of Environmental and Biological Sciences |Top Universities
  • Degree BS
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time

The plant biology program prepares students for careers or further study in areas related to food and plant production, turfgrass, plant pathology and pest management, plant breeding, natural products, and bioenergy. The curriculum offers three options: the Horticulture and Turf Industry option, for students intending to pursue careers in the plant business industry; the General Plant Biology Option, for students intending to pursue careers in research laboratories or graduate study; and the Natural Products option, for students interested in historical and cultural botany, economic botany (the study of the interaction of people and plants), and indigenous and modern medicinal plants.

The curriculum also offers minors in Agroecology, Horticultural Therapy, Medicinal, and Economic Botany, and Plant Science; and certificates in Horticultural Therapy, Medicinal and Economic Botany, and Turfgrass Science.

About University

The Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) powers the university's robust exploration of sciences. From microorganisms to a changing climate, the land, air and ocean, nutrition and food sciences, animals and plants—21 majors, plus a multitude of minors and special certificate programs offer our students a gateway into the world of scientific knowledge. This is enhanced by an array of learning opportunities beyond the classroom and involvement in a variety of student organizations.

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