Program Requirements

Medicinal and Economic Botany Certificate Program (24 credits)

Recommended Prerequisites:

General Biology and Laboratory – 01:119:115, 116, 117
General Chemistry – 01:160:161,162, 171

Required Courses (12 credits)

Introduction to Ethnobotany – 11:776:205 (3)
Introduction to Horticulture – 11:776:211 (3)
Plant Science – 11:776:242 (3)
Medicinal Plants – 11:776:312 (3)

Practical Experience (3 credits)

Special Problems in Plant Science (by arrangement): an advisor-approved internship focusing on an area of medicinal or economic botany – 11:776:495,496 (3)


Electives (9 credits)

Principles of Organic Crop Production – 11:776:221 (3)
General Plant Pathology – 11:776:302 (3)
Plant Propagation –11:776:310 (3)
Greenhouse Systems Management –11:776:321 (3)
Fruit Production –11:776:341 (3)
Fungi in the Environment –11:776:400 (3)
Fungi and Human Health –11:776:415 (3)
Plants and Human Health –11:776:438 (3)
Nursery Crop Production –11:776:439 (3)
Soil Fertility –11:776:440 (3) or equivalent
or other advisor-approved electives