Texas Tech University's Department of Plant and Soil Science offers an online bachelor degree in Horticulture and Turf Grass Science. General courses consist of 48 credit hours of required studies in English, ( College Rhetoric and Technical Writing), Chemistry,(classes are to be taken on-site at the university or at your local institution), History, Political Science, Math, Communications and Biology of Plants.
An interesting line up of major courses in Plant and Soil Science include studies on Seed Science, Horticulture, Plant Propagation, Herbaceous Plant Materials, Urban Soils, Entomology, Genetics, Arborculture and Agronomics.
In Agriculture and Applied Economics, students have a choice of Co-op in Agriculture or Micro Economics. In addition, 17 directed electives are required for a total of 120 credit hours to complete this degree program.
These non-semester, independant studies are convenient for working adults wanting to enhance and promote their career or for the student with a desire to work in this area of horticulture.