48 months
Duration
37122 USD/year
37200 USD/year
12700 USD/year
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About

Nurture a greener and healthier tomorrow with a degree that innovates new, sustainable ways to keep food fresh. Sustainable Plant Systems - Environmental Horticulture Option program is offered University of Arizona.

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Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Plant Systems has four tracks; students in the Fresh Produce Safety track advance the latest methods for maintaining the safety of food one of the most important resources on Earth. In this Yuma-based program, students discover how production chains become contaminated with diseases, and learn Good Agricultural Practices for the harvest of leafy greens and fresh-vegetable food safety. Coursework provides insight into food safety issues, field risk assessments, facility sanitation and inspection processes. Students gain real-life experience in the applications of soil, water and plant sciences, including soil chemistry, plant nutrition and hydroponics. Sustainable Plant Systems - Environmental Horticulture Option program is offered University of Arizona.

Potential Career Paths for Sustainable Plant Systems Majors:

  • Agribusiness
  • Public health
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Quality control
  • Food safety
  • Agricultural produce inspection

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agricultural Law
  • Food Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Crop Production

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a 3.00 recalculated grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Please note: GPA recalculation occurs during the admissions evaluation process. 
  • Have three years of high school work. Please note: If you are currently in high school, UA needs to see 9–11 grade work. If you have completed high school then UA needs to see 10–12 grade work. 
  • Have and present a completed high school diploma or certificate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37122 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37122 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37200 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12700 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 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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