Environmental Horticulture/Outdoor Recreation (1 Program)

Careers in the green industry such as landscaping, plant growth, and maintenance is one of the most exciting subjects today. Agriculture and food scientists are also fields available. One of the most exciting areas involves nanotechnology—a molecular manufacturing technology which promises to revolutionize methods of testing agricultural and food products for contamination or spoilage.

Plant and crop scients study ways to improve our environment and food productivity. They also conduct research or oversee activities to halt the spread of insect-borne disease.