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Botany, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Ogden, UT, United States
The Botany program from Weber State University offers students who love science and nature a hands-on education in plant life, including how plants sustain our world and can brighten our future.
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Overview

Weber State has the only dedicated university botany department in Utah, housed in the state-of-the-art Tracy Hall Science Center, which opened in fall 2016.

As a Botany major at Weber State University, you can pick among four degree tracks to tailor your program to fit your career goals or future graduate program. In addition, you’ll conduct your research in labs, Weber State’s on-campus greenhouse and outdoor field locations.

What You’ll Learn at Weber

You’ll become an expert in plant life, including plant biology, ecology and function, while gaining a greater appreciation for the environment and skills for your career in botany.

You’ll also focus your studies in one of four areas:

  • Laboratory emphasis or graduate school preparation
  • Pre-natural medicine
  • Field botany
  • General botany

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environment Appreciation 
  • Environment Appreciation 
  • Plant Form and Function 
  • Career Planning for Botanists 
  • Laboratory Safety 
  • Plant Genetics 
  • Plant Ecology 
  • Taxonomy of Vascular Plants 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • WSU Application
  • $65.00 Application Fee
  • Official School Records (Translated into English)
  • Confidential Financial Statement
  • Copy of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14973 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14973 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14973 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14973 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4990 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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