HORT 100 - Horticultural Science

  • 4 credits
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Principles of plant science and related disciplines as the base and context for the introduction of horticultural practices.

A successful student will be able to:

  • Recall and explain key elements of plant biology, physiology, and propagation
  • Define and discuss cultivation of plants in several areas of horticultural science
  • Recognize and give original examples of the major categories of horticultural crop production systems

This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Biological/Physical Sciences (Category 3A).

Important Information

CSU Main campus students are discouraged from taking the online section of this course. If you are a main campus student you may be removed from the course.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • HORT 100 Spring 2021 Supplies Kit
  • Science and the Garden: The Scientific Basis of Horticultural Practice, 3rd Ed.
    Ingram, David S., Vince-Prue, Daphne, & Gregory, Peter J. (eds.)
    ISBN: 978-1118778432

Textbooks and lab kit can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated. If the lab kit needs to be shipped out of the US, contact the instructor for alternative options.


Jennifer Bousselot
Jennifer Bousselot


To view Dr. Bousselot's Rooftop Agrivoltaics TEDx talk, please click here.

Learn more at: http://youtu.be/__Xxedtm9d8

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