When studying biological & life sciences, students learn different characteristics of natural science. Depending on the area of focus, students may study the human body, plant biology, or animal science in order to help with real-world problems.
Texas Tech University's Department of Plant and Soil Science makes it possible for students to turn a love of plants and fresh air into a lucrative career by pursuing a B
Bachelor of Science in Plant and Soil Sciences
Texas Tech University's Department of Plant and Soil Science makes it possible for students to turn a love of plants and fresh air into a lucrative career by pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Plant and Soil Science. Manage golf courses and athletic fields. Own your own nursery. Provide environmental consulting. Develop shade-tolerant strains of grass. Design environmental plantings for urban areas. Manage a commercial orchard, greenhouse, or botanical garden. Design, install and maintain interiorscapes. The opportunities are endless.
120 credit hours
Coursework is completed primarily online. Some courses, like lab sciences, cannot be taught online and must be taken face-to-face at a college or university in your area.
Prerequisite: high school diploma or GED
Students are not required to enroll in a certain number of courses each semester, so completion time varies by individual.
Semester-based courses run with the Academic Calendar of Texas Tech University. New students may enroll at the beginning of any one of the four yearly sessions.