Horticulture

Having chosen the specialty of Horticulture, you will learn:

• to evaluate agri-environment in Lithuania and the EU;
• the morphology and bioecological properties of plants;
• the principles of rational land use and the impact of economic activities on the environment;
• to perform research and summarize the results based on information technology, scientific literature and other information;
• to evaluate the quality of agricultural production;
• how to organize and plan a specialized farm, the patterns of harvest and its quality formation, realization of products;
• to provide advice on plants cultivation and care;
• the existing laws, you will understand Lithuanian business environment;
• to evaluate the quality of agricultural production;
• to create and manage agricultural business, communicate with agricultural specialists and the public in solving business problems.

Graduates will be able to set up and develop their own business - create own farms, work in agricultural companies and organizations, in companies providing landscaping services.

Upon completion of additional studies, graduates will be able to enroll for a Master's degree.

The curriculum of Horticulture study program for the academic year 2020/2021.



GENERAL SUBJECTS
Subject ECTS credits Semester in full-time studies Semester in continuous studies
Labor and Civil Safety 3 2 1
Applied Mathematics and Statistics 4 2 2
Foreign Language 5 1 1
Elective subject (3 credits)
Culture of Behavior 3 6 8
Communication Psychology 3 6 8
Social Psychology  3 6 8

SPECIAL SUBJECTS
Subject ECTS credits Semester in full-time studies Semester in continuous studies

Agrochemistry

 4  2
Agroecology and Environmental Protection  4
Vegetable Raw Food Quality and Safety  6
Storage, processing and commercial preparation of vegetable raw materials   9
Physiology of Plants  4
Plant Selection and Seed Breeding  6
Bee-keeping  3 3 4
 Ornamental Plants  4
 Soil Science  4
 Geodesy  3
 Phytopathology 4 4 6
 Microbiology and Mycology Essentials   3
 Marketing  6
 Horticulture Technology  9
 Greenhouse Horticulture  4
 Medicinal and Culinary Herbs  4
 Commercial Floriculture  6
 Planting and Maintenance of Plantations
 6
Agriculture Essentials   and Machinery 7 1 1
Elective subject 4 credits 
Basics of plant nurseries 4 4 6
Growing of Medicinal Herbs 4 4 6
Energy, Christmas Trees, Willow Plantations 4 4 6
Plant Ethnology 4 6 5
Floristry 4 6 5
Non-traditional Garden Crops 4 6 5
Small and Medium Business 4 6 5
Basics of Law 4 6 5
Foreign Language (II) 4 6 5
Elective subject 3 credits
Business Organization Basics 3 3 3
Business Economics and Management 3 3 3
Alternative Horticulture 3 4 8
Environmental Education 3 4 8
Healthy Eating 3 4 8
Data Protection 3 5 7
Finance and Accounting 3 5 7
Information Technology 3 5 7
Practice
Final Professional Practice 12 5 7
Introduction to Specialty 3 1 1
Training Practice 1 6 2 2,3
Training Practice 2 3 3 4
Apprenticeship 6 4 5,6
Final Thesis
Final thesis 9 6 8


Elective subjects from the list of elective subjects at KFEEUAS or other educational institutions 9 credits
Subject ECTS credits Semester in full-time studies Semester in continuous studies
Elective 3 3 3
Elective 3 3 4
Elective 3 4 5
Physical Training - 1,2,3,4 -