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Citrus and Horticultural Science: Pre-Graduate Studies

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Horticultural Science with a concentration in Pre-Graduate Studies focuses on the academic foundations necessary to take it to the next level, including organic chemistry, statistics, and genetics.

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Strong Horticultural Science Industry Opportunities

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.

Top Reasons

Florida Southern provides the perfect combination of hands-on experiences, broad-based education, and the industry connections you need to excel.

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Heavy Chemistry Focus

Graduate school requires a strong chemistry foundation. Choose from organic, medicinal, physical, bioorganic, inorganic, environmental, forensic ...

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Hands-on Learning

Florida Southern students learn real-world skills both in the classroom and outside as well: Greenhouses, chemistry and genetics labs, and comprehensive gardens.

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Prime Location

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.

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