Botany Plant Biology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of plants, related microbial organisms, and plant habitats and ecosystem relations. Includes instruction in plant anatomy and structure, phytochemistry, cytology, plant genetics, plant morphology and physiology, plant ecology, plant taxonomy and systematics, paleobotany, and applications of biophysics and molecular biology. Is Botany Plant Biology the right major for you?
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Botany Plant Biology Major

What Courses Do Botany Plant Biology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Botany Plant Biology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Mathematics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Genetics

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