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.
Florida Southern provides the perfect combination of hands-on experiences, broad-based education, and the industry connections you need to excel.
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.
There is always something interesting happening at Florida Southern.
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.
Our citrus and horticultural science majors attend a wide variety of graduate and professional schools.
Alpha Gamma Rho, the national agricultural social/professional fraternity is active on campus.
Chair of Citrus and Horticultural Science