This major focuses on the principles and practices of turfgrass establishment, management, and production for aesthetic, recreational, and conservation purposes.
Why Major in Turfgrass Science?
You may choose this major if you want to:
- help provide high-quality, safe, recreational areas
- help enhance the environment and provide quality landscapes
- understand the various roles of turf in land use and planning decisions
Career Opportunities for Graduates
The number of job openings in the agricultural industry annually exceeds the number of available qualified graduates.
A variety of career choices are available to you:
- Sports Stadium Manager
- Golf Course Superintendent
- Industrial Representative
- International Turfgrass Specialist
- Landscape Contracting and Maintenance Specialist
- Lawn Specialist
- Research Aide
- Sod Farm Manager
- Turfgrass Scientist
- Vegetation Manager
Visit the Turfgrass Science Major website for course requirements, opportunities, and more information.