About the courseCrop Science: Study food and fiber production with an emphasis on subjects from crop pests to economics. Study ways to improve crops and discover new crossbreeds of plants, and learn the latest approaches to the cultivation, marketing, and processing of ornamental plants, fruits, and vegetables. Topics include soil science and conservation, ornamentals and grasses, urban landscape management, sustainable horticulture, and much more. Agricultural Pest Management/Entomology or Plant Pathology: Learn about agriculture biology and physical science through class instruction and internships with a specific emphasis on either entomology or plant pathology. Crop Science: Study food and fiber production with an emphasis on subjects from crop pests to economics. Horticulture Science: Horticulture is the science and art of cultivation, propagation, marketing, and processing of ornamental plants, flowers, vegetables, fruits, and nuts. Horticulture is unique among plant sciences because it also incorporates art and the principles of design. With opportunities such as internships, hands-on learning, and faculty-led research, you will gain valuable experiences both inside and outside of the classroom. Soil Science: Learn how soils are used as a natural resource to support agronomic production and environmental quality. Sustainable Production Systems: In this concentration, you will gain a background in applied agronomy and horticulture with a focus on production and economics. Turf & Landscape Management: From football fields to suburban landscapes, study the applications of turf and ornamental grass, pest identification and control, landscape design, small engine maintenance, and financial management. Also learn about the construction of landscape sites, including planting and maintaining woody and herbaceous plants and other herbaceous crops. Urban Entomology: Learn about insects found in urban environments and how to manage for them.
Intake MonthsJanuary, June, August
Estimated annual course fee
USD 29,355Currency exchange
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AboutLouisiana State University – Shorelight helps international students make a smooth transition into college and life in the United States through the provision of English language courses, extra academic support in university courses, and extracurricular activities that connect students to the American culture. With more than 235 academic fields of study in 10 colleges and schools, students at Louisiana State University are guaranteed to find a program they’re interested in. The university also offers an additional 126 graduate programs for students interested in graduate or professional degrees in their areas of study.
As LSU alumni, students will have connections to top companies like Kraft, Ralph Lauren, DreamWorks, CNN, Nike, Ernst & Young, and Shell. Students also have access to work in full-scale industrial facilities, manage investment portfolios, and launch their own businesses. Louisiana State University provides a beautiful campus and one-of-a-kind student experience in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the state capital and a cultural crossroads between the Cajun country of Lafayette and the beautiful, internationally known city of New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz music and home of Mardi Gras.
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