Hands-on laboratories are included in many courses, and students in the department have the unique advantage of utilizing The Botanic Garden at OSU and the Water Conservation and Irrigation Training Center. Additionally, all students in the department are required to complete an internship prior to graduation.
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Greenhouse Learning Center
The new Greenhouse Learning Center allows students to be active participants in the $14 billion national horticulture industry. Here, they learn real-world management and propagation of plant materials in a state of the art facility. Each greenhouse is independently climate controlled using an automated micro-grow greenhouse system that continuously monitors conditions like temperature and humidity.