Program Requirements

Medicinal and Economic Botany Certificate Program

Prerequisites:

General Biology and Laboratory – 01:119:115, 116 and 117 (4,4,2 credits)
General Chemistry – 01:160:161-162 (4,4 credits)
Introduction to Experimentation – 01:160:171 (1 credit)


Required Courses (15 credits)

Introduction to Ethnobotany – 11:776:205 (3 credits)
Introduction to Horticulture – 11:776:211 (3 credits)
Plant Science – 11:776:242 (3 credits)
Medicinal Plants – 11:776:312 (3 credits)
Special Problems in Plant Science (by arrangement): an adviser-approved internship focusing on an area of medicinal or economic botany – 11:776:495


Electives (9-10 credits)

Principles of Organic Crop Production – 11:776:221 (3 credits)
General Plant Pathology – 11:776:302 (3 credits)
Plant Propagation –11:776:310 (3 credits)
Greenhouse Systems Management –11:776:321 (3 credits)
Fruit Production –11:776:341 (3 credits)
Mycology: Fungi in the Environment –11:776:402 (3 credits)
Nursery Crop Production –11:776:439 (3 credits)
Soil Fertility –11:776:440 (3 credits) or equivalent
Special Problems in Plant Science (by arrangement) –11:776:496
or other adviser-approved electives