Degrees Offered with a Major in Botany

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    • without a concentration
    • concentration in Tropical Conservation and Development
    • concentration in Wetland Sciences
  • Master of Science
    • without a concentration
    • concentration in Tropical Conservation and Development
    • concentration in Wetland Sciences
  • Master of Science in Teaching
    • without a concentration
    • concentration in Tropical Conservation and Development
    • concentration in Wetland Sciences

Requirements for these degrees are given in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.

Botany Courses

BOT 5225CPlant Anatomy4
BOT 5305Paleobotany3
BOT 5505CIntermediate Plant Physiology3
BOT 5655CPhysiological Plant Ecology3
BOT 5685CTropical Botany5
BOT 5695CEcosystems of Florida3
BOT 5725CTaxonomy of Vascular Plants4
BOT 6508CProteomics Theory and Practice3
BOT 6566Plant Growth and Development3
BOT 6716CAdvanced Taxonomy2
BOT 6726CPrinciples of Systematic Biology4
BOT 6905Individual Studies in Botany1-3
BOT 6910Supervised Research1-5
BOT 6927Advances in Botany1-3
BOT 6935Special Topics1-4
BOT 6936Graduate Student Seminar1-2
BOT 6971Research for Master's Thesis1-15
BOT 7979Advanced Research1-12
BOT 7980Research for Doctoral Dissertation1-15
PCB 5046CAdvanced Ecology3
PCB 5338Principles of Ecosystem Ecology3
PCB 5356Tropical Ecology3
PLP 6656CFungal Biology4

Biology Departmental Courses

BOT 6276CPhylogenomics4
BOT 6656Plant Symbiosis3
BSC 6038Broader Impacts of Science on Society2
BSC 6451Computational Tools for Research in Biology3
PCB 6675CEvolutionary Biogeography3
PCB 6685Population Genetics4
ZOO 6930Seminar in Molecular Evolution2

Botany (PHD)

SLO 1     Knowledge        
Students will identify, define, and describe basic fundamentals of biology and a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of botany

SLO 2     Skills     
Students will design a research project, collect data, analyze and interpret the results. They will be able to present the results of original research in oral and written form

SLO 3     Skills     
Students design a research project, collect data, analyze and interpret the results. They will be able to present the results of original research in oral and written form

SLO 4     Professional Behavior   
Students will practice ethical behaviors and professional conduct

SLO 5     Professional Behavior   
Students will be able to interact and communicate with professionals at scientific conferences

Botany (MS)     

SLO 1     Knowledge        
Students will identify, define, and describe the basic fundamentals of biology and botany

SLO 2     Skills     
Students will design a research project, collect data, analyze and interpret the results and present this in written and oral form

SLO 3     Professional Behavior   
Students will practice ethical behaviors and professional conduct

SLO 4     Professional Behavior   
Students will interact and communicate with professionals at scientific conferences, and practice ethical behaviors and professional conduct

Botany (MST)    

SLO 1     Knowledge        
Students will identify, define, and describe the basic fundamentals of botany and pedagogy.

SLO 2     Skills     
Students will teach botany and biology classroom sessions

SLO 3     Professional Behavior   
Students will interact and communicate with professionals at scientific conferences, and practice ethical behaviors and professional conduct