Horticulture contributes to our quality of life through the food we eat, and the environment we live in. It includes the production of fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers, and ornamentals and the management of outdoor parks and recreation facilities. The Horticulture Science major integrates biology, production, genetics, and plant breeding within a context of sound economic and environmental principles. Graduates will possess practical skills in Horticulture Science along with an integrated understanding of biological, ecological, and economic principles.