Applied Plant Biology, B.A. | Ohio University | Athens, United States
48 months
Duration
23720 USD/year
23720 USD/year
13352 USD/year
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About

The B.A. Applied Plant Biology from Ohio University is designed for students who are interested in the plant sciences as they apply to commercial enterprises, such as greenhouses, nurseries, landscaping, diversified and small scale agriculture, biofuels, and medicinal herbs.

Overview

The B.A. Applied Plant Biology from Ohio University's coursework provides students with foundational knowledge of plant biology with the option of training in greenhouse management, sustainable agriculture, soil ecology, plant pathology, plant breeding, and/or medicinal plants.In addition to providing a background in applied plant biology, the program includes coursework in economics, biology and communications. The flexibility in this program allows for either a minor or second major in another discipline, e.g. economics, business administration, communications and others, if desired.

Careers and graduate school

The Applied Plant Biology program at Ohio University prepares students for entry level jobs in fields such as landscaping, diversified agriculture, horticulture, nurseries, tree care, and plant breeding. In order to enhance job prospects, students in this program are required to complete an internship in one of these areas. Faculty in the plant biology department will assist students in locating appropriate internships. Listings of internship opportunities can be found at the following web sites:

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Plant Biology
  • Plant Structure and Development
  • Plant Ecology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Genetics
  • Statistical Methods in Plant Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadlines are priority deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available
GCSE or IGCSE Curricula
  • For students participating in the GCSE or IGCSE curricula, we generally expect to see at least 6 passes, graded C or higher. Students who are going on to complete GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AS-levels) and/or Advanced Levels (A-levels) may be awarded transfer credit for successfully completed exams.
International Baccalaureate Curriculum
  • For students studying an International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, we generally expect an average of 5 out of 7 on your college-preparatory curriculum. IB Higher Level examinations may also be eligible for transfer credit.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23720 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    23720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23720 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13352 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Athens

1079 - 1780 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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