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Horticulture, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Kingsville, TX, United States
Farming and ranching industries are the heart of South Texas and make the agriculture science program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville the vehicle for training future managers and extension agents of these precious resources.  
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This program is especially helpful to students interested in promoting agricultural education and serving others through the agriculture science and technology with teacher certification program.  

Students interested in managing a ranch, farm or wildlife hunting facility will find the general agriculture science or wildlife recreational entrepreneurship (WREN) degree plans best suited for a career in these areas.   

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Biology I 
  • General Biology I Lab 
  • Rhetoric & Comp I 
  • American History I 
  • College Algebra 
  • Learning in Global Context 
  • General Biology II 
  • Rhetoric & Comp II 
  • American History II 
  • General Plant Science 
  • Learning in Global Context 
  • Total Semester Hours 16
  • Inorganic Chem I 
  • Inorganic Chem I Lab 
  • Govt & Politics of US 
  • Communications 
  • Creative Arts 
  • Inorganic Chem II 
  • Govt & Politics of Texas 
  • Language/Philosophy/Culture 
  • Social/Behavioral 
  • Technical Writing 
  • Landscape Design 
  • Principles of Soil Science 
  • Elem. Organic Chemistry 
  • Fruit & Vegetable Prod.
  • Greenhouse Crop Prod. 
  • Statistics 
  • Crop Physiology 
  • Landscape Maint & Const. 
  • Soil Fert/Water Rel 
  • Problems in Plant & Soils

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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:


    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

  • ApplyTexas Application form
  • Official secondary school transcripts showing subjects, marks received, and graduation date
  • Official transcripts with subjects and marks received from any colleges or universities attended
  • Certified, literal translations of all credentials officially issued in any language other than English
  • An ACT or SAT is not part of the admission requirement
  • A Bank Statement certifying the sponsor to have at least U.S. $31,655.00 (stated in U.S. currency) dated within twelve months (one year) of the first enrollment
  • Application fee of $50.00- this must be a bank money order in U.S. dollars on U.S. banks

Tuition Fee

  • International

    44204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22102 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    44204 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22102 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    16924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8462 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kingsville

  • 921 - 1710 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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