Baccalaureate Minors

Ornamental Horticulture

The minor in Ornamental Horticulture provides an introduction to the production, maintenance, and use of plants to enhance human environments.

Minor Advisor:

Jessica Lubell

jessica.lubell@uconn.edu

 

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

This minor provides an introduction to fundamentals of plant health and integrated pest management in agronomy, horticulture, and turfgrass systems.

Minor Advisor:

Ana Legrand

ana.legrand@uconn.edu


Turfgrass Management

The minor in Turfgrass Management provides an introduction to the management and maintenance of turfgrass used for aesthetics (residential and commercial lawns, parks, institutional grounds), recreation (golf courses, athletic and sports fields), and functional purposes (sod farms, highway medians, inland and coastal erosion control sites, conservation). This minor will also assist those interested in sales, marketing, or any other business aspects of industries associated with turfgrass and ornamental horticulture.

Minor Advisor:

Karl Guillard

karl.guillard@uconn.edu

 

Agricultural Biotechnology

This interdepartmental minor provides students with an in-depth, multidisciplinary education in the field of biotechnology. The minor will prepare students for careers and advanced studies in agricultural biotechnology and applied molecular biology.

Minor Advisor:

Gerald Berkowitz

gerald.berkowitz@uconn.edu

 

Sustainable Food Crop Production

This minor provides an overview of issues related to sustainable food crop production within the context of environmental stewardship.

Minor Advisor:

Gerald Berkowitz

gerald.berkowitz@uconn.edu