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AEPS Areas Of Expertise

Learn. Do. Lead.

The Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences major at Cal Poly offers you an opportunity not just to learn, but learn-by-doing. Prepare to get your hands dirty, work outdoors and in our labs and greenhouses....

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HCS Students In The Field

Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences Major

Students in Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences begin with core courses that provide a thorough introduction to seven concentrations.

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AEPS Seven Primary Areas

SPECIALIZING IN SEVEN PRIMARY AREAS

Crop Science, Fruit Science, Greenhouse and Nursery Plant Production, Plant Protection Science, Public Horticulture, Sustainable Landscape Management and Design, and Turfgrass and Sports Field Management...

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Cal Poly Organic Farm

Cal Poly Organic Farm

The Cal Poly Organic Farm is an 11 acre production unit in the Horticulture and Crop Science Department that is certified organic by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) with the primary mission of providing...

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Welcome to Horticulture & Crop Science

The Cal Poly Horticulture and Crop Science department epitomizes the university’s "learn-by-doing" approach to studying and mastering a field of expertise.

We specialize in the seven primary areas of Crop Science, Fruit Science, Greenhouse and Nursery Plant Production, Plant Protection Science, Public Horticulture, Sustainable Landscape Management and Design, and Turfgrass and Sports Field Management. The HCS department instills a sense of the "real world," including the nature of jobs, salary and how to advance in your chosen field.

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