Fruit and Vegetable Management
The Fruit and Vegetable Management major offers specialization in the science and practice of growing, harvesting, handling, storing, processing, and marketing tree fruits, small fruits, and vegetables. Students will learn the most efficient and sustainable management practices involving state-of-the-art production systems for the diverse fruit and vegetable crops produced in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Feed the World. Power the Planet.
Employment and Career Possibilities within this major
- Growers & Farm managers
- Production Field Advisors
- Sales Representative in Horticulture Services
- Managers of Produce firms
- Brokers & Marketers of Fruit & Vegetable products
Examples of Required/Preferred classes for freshman
- Biology 106: Intro to Organismal OR Biology 120: Intro to Botany
- Econs 101: fund. of Micro OR Econ 102: Fund. of Macro
- Chem 102: Chem Related to Life Sciences OR Chem 106: Princ. of Chem II
- Soil_Sci 201: Soil: A living system
- Hort/Crop_Sci 102: Cultivated plants
- H_D 205: Dev. Effective Com.