Horticultural Science with a concentration in Business provides the perfect combination of hands-on experiences (both on campus and off) and broad-based horticultural education, as well as the industry connections, you need to excel.
U.S. agricultural exports were valued at $140 billion in 2018 (USDA). The Citrus and Horticultural industries in Florida generate billions of dollars a year alone.
Understanding the foundations of business (accounting, management, marketing) provides you a leg up in the competitive horticultural science job market.
Our professors are industry experts who enable you to develop a deep interdisciplinary background by learning both horticultural science as well as business.
Located in central Florida, our close proximity to the Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred allows us to bring in expert guest speakers from the industry.
In BUS 3311 Legal Environment of Business, you'll delve into commercial, property, administrative, constitutional and liability law, and the American court system, with special emphasis on how it affects people in business.
Schedule a campus tour or take our video tour of one of the nation’s most beautiful campuses. Participate in our daily online Admission Info Session or a MocTalk webinar to learn more about Florida Southern.
At the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the Florida Southern MBA program.
I like to work closely with my students, from a scientific research point of view. Define a problem, design a method of coming up with the answer to the problem, and then actually do the research to find the answers. I think it is important to instill the sense of curiosity and joy and wonder about what we do.
Alpha Gamma Rho, the national agricultural social/professional fraternity is active on campus.
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