Introduction to Ornamental Horticulture

HRT101

Overview of the diverse ornamental horticulture industry, including the worldwide scope and economic impact of the industry in today's marketplace. Emphasis on information access through the Internet, trade journals, trade organizations, the horticulture industry, guest speakers, and visitations to various horticultural businesses. Exploration includes products, services, and information used in the industry; production and marketing (wholesale and retail) of horticultural products and services; and traditional and nontraditional career paths within the industry. 1 Credit (1 Lecture) Fall Only.