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Program Description

Courses in the regular  program include a wide range of general subjects: production, management and utilization of horticultural plants and the post harvest handling of horticultural commodities. Elective courses include pomology, olericulture, floriculture, landscape architecture, post harvest handling of horticultural crops and processing of horticultural crops.  

Two programs leading to the BS and MS degree are offered for students with different backgrounds. In the master program, a total of 24 successfully completed credits including 8 core course and 16 approved electives are required for graduation (not including the Master’s thesis).  At least one research paper must be published by evaluated journal or conference.  In department that requires an oral defense of the Master's thesis. All requirements for the degree must be completed within 4 years. In the four-year program for bachelor degree, students complete a minimum of 128 credit hours of course work including 91 in general science, humanity, basic plants and horticultural sciences and 37 in electives.

 

The Course and Credit List of Department of Horticulture in National Ilan University for Bachelor Program Students Enrolled in the 2020 Academic Year

   

 

     

 

Subject category

English course name

choose

Credits

Speech hours

Internship hours

First yearl

Second year

Third year

Fourth year

Before graduation

 

on

under

on

under

on

under

on

under

 

 

 

General foundation Subjects

Chinese I

compulsory

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

English

compulsory

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Physical Education

compulsory

0

0

2

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Chinese

compulsory

2

2

0

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

English

compulsory

2

2

0

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Physical Education

compulsory

0

0

2

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Physical Education

compulsory

0

0

2

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Physical Education

compulsory

0

0

2

 

 

 

0

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Information Literacy and Application

compulsory

2

2

0

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

English Practice

compulsory

2

2

0

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

12

12

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Core subjects

Multicultural Society

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 
 

Self-Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 
 

Environmental Sustainability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 
 

Civic and Citizenship Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 
 

Classical Literature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 
 

 

 

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Multiple Elective Subjects

General Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 
 

 

 

0

0

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional required subjects

General Chemistry I

compulsory

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Soil and Fertilizers

compulsory

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Experiments of Soil and Fertilizers

compulsory

1

0

3

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Botany

compulsory

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Experiments of Botany

compulsory

1

0

3

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Horticulture Techniques

compulsory

1

0

2

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Principles of Horticulture

compulsory

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Plant Physiology

compulsory

2

2

0

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Experiments of Plant Physiology

compulsory

1

0

3

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Horticulture Techniques

compulsory

1

0

2

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Biochemistry

compulsory

3

3

0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Biometry

compulsory

2

2

0

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Floriculture

compulsory

2

2

0

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Field Lab. of Floriculture

compulsory

1

0

3

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Post-harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops

compulsory

2

2

0

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Olericulture

compulsory

2

2

0

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Field Lab. of Olericulture

compulsory

1

0

3

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Experiments of Biometry

compulsory

1

0

3

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Pomology

compulsory

2

2

0

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Field Lab. of Pomology

compulsory

1

0

3

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Lab. of Post-harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops

compulsory

1

0

3

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Genetics

compulsory

2

2

0

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Lab. of Genetics

compulsory

1

0

3

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Ecology

compulsory

2

2

0

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 
 

Basic Design

compulsory

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 
 

Processing of Horticultural Crops

compulsory

2

2

0

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 
 

Seed and Seedling Production in Horticultural Crops

compulsory

2

2

0

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 
 

Research on Special Topic

compulsory

1

0

3

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 
 

Biotechnology

compulsory

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 
 

Landscape Architecture

compulsory

2

2

0

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 
 

Practical of Landscape Architecture

compulsory

1

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 
 

Plant Protection

compulsory

2

2

0

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 
 

Lab. of Plant Protection

compulsory

1

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 
 

Lab. Of Processing of Horticultural Crops

compulsory

1

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 
 

Experiments of Seed and Seedling Production in Horticultural Crops

compulsory

1

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 
 

Research on Special Topic

compulsory

1

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 
 

Seminar

compulsory

1

1

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 
 

Breeding of Horticultural Crops

compulsory

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 
 

Seminar

compulsory

1

1

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 
 

 

 

63

46

49

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional elective subjects

International Horticulture Training II

elective

2

1

2

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Principles of Agriculture

elective

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Crop Production

elective

3

3

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Marketing of Horticultural Crops

elective

3

3

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Biology

elective

2

2

0

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Plant Anatomy

elective

3

3

0

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Ornamental Trees

elective

3

3

0

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Agriculture Patented Case Discussion

elective

2

2

0

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

International Horticulture Training

elective

3

2

2

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Horticulture corps environmental physiology

elective

3

3

0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Orchid Science

elective

3

3

0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Resource Insects

elective

3

3

0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Carnivorous Plants

elective

3

3

0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Field Practice II

elective

2

0

0

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Introduction of Healing Garden and Landscape

elective

2

2

0

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Landscape Graphic Science & creative Design

elective

3

3

0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Field Practice

elective

1

0

0

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Biotechnology industry

elective

2

2

0

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Landscape Graphics

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Seed Biology

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Flower Arrangement

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 
 

Gene Gun Transformation

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 
 

Gene Regulation Article Discussion

elective

1

1

0

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 
 

Biological Control

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 
 

Plant Growth regulators

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 
 

Health Horticultural Crops

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 
 

Resource of Countryside landscape and Recreation

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 
 

Micro Propagation of Orchid

elective

2

2

0

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 
 

Research in Landscape and Recreation

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 
 

Intellectual Property of Agriculture

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 
 

Plant Pigment

elective

2

2

0

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 
 

Sustainable Landscape Planning - Environmental Application

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 
 

The evaluation of leisure horticultural resources

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 
 

Planning in landscape and Recreation

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 
 

Project study

elective

1

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 
 

Agriculture, Rural Landscape and Ecology

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 
 

Plant Sencondary Metabolites

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 
 

Gene Cloning

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 
 

Gene Transformation

elective

2

2

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 
 

Project study

elective

1

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 
 

Regulation of Flowering Technology

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 
 

Disease and Pest of Protective culture

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 
 

Fruit Wine Making

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 
 

Flower Bulbs

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 
 

Identification and Transformation of Chinese Herbal plants

elective

1

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 
 

 

 

115

107

13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Professional Elective-Landscape Group

Introduction of Landscape Architecture

elective

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Garden Trees

elective

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Turf Grass Science

elective

3

3

0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Landscape Design

elective

3

3

0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Landscape Plants

elective

3

3

0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Introduction of Healing Garden and Landscape

elective

2

2

0

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Garden Design

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Amenity Horticulture

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 
 

Planting Design

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 
 

Planning in Landscape and Recreation

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

27

27

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Elective-Crop Cultivation Group

Crop Production

elective

3

3

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Garden Trees

elective

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Life Science

elective

3

3

0

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Organic Farming

elective

3

3

0

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Plant Nutrition

elective

3

3

0

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Agriculture Patented Case Discussion

elective

2

2

0

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Turf Grass Science

elective

3

3

0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Landscape Plants

elective

3

3

0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Introduction of Healing Garden and Landscape

elective

2

2

0

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Seed Biology

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Herbs

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Selective Vegetable Crops

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 
 

Fruit Production and Management Specification

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 
 

Flower Production and Management Specification

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 
 

Plant Tissue Culture

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 
 

Plant Growth and Development

elective

2

2

0

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 
 

Plant Pigment

elective

2

2

0

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 
 

Amenity horticulture

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 
 

Edible Fungus

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 
 

 

 

52

52

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Elective-Processing Group

Life Science

elective

3

3

0

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Organic Farming

elective

3

3

0

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Plant Nutrition

elective

3

3

0

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Plant senescence

elective

3

3

0

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Seed Biology

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Herbs

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Post-harvest Physiology of Horticultural Crops

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 
 

Marketing of Horticultural Crops

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 
 

Plant Pigment

elective

2

2

0

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 
 

Product Development of Processed Horticultural Crops

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 
 

Processing Techniques of Horticultural Crops

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 
 

Fruit and Vegetable Juice Processing

elective

3

3

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 
 

 

 

35

35

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Major compulsory credits

63

 

Professional elective credits

25

 

General Studies/Common Credits-Compulsory

22

 

General Studies/Common Credit Score-Elective

8

 

General credits

30

 

Other graduation credits

10

 

Minimum credits for graduation

128

 

Remarks on the minimum credits for elective courses

 

 

Remarks on the minimum graduation credits

 

 

Remarks

1. The professional elective subjects listed in this table are applicable to bachelor students of our department enrolled in all academic year)

 

2. Students form 5 academic system should take 12 credits from the optional courses in the environmental sustainability group of the general education core courses or the natural sciences courses of the general elective courses, and the graduation credits are 140 credits)

 

3. Students enrolled in the 102 academic year must take the designated courses of any of the above-mentioned academic groups to achieve 5 or more of crop cultivation, 4 or more of processing and processing or 4 or more of gardening and landscape)

 

 

 
                               

 

                   
                                 

The Course and Credit List of Department of Horticulture in National Ilan University for Master Program Students Enrolled in the 2020 Academic Year

     

Subject category

English course name

choose

Credits

Speech hours

Internship hours

First yearl

Second year

Third year

Fourth year

Before graduation

 

 

on

under

on

under

on

under

on

under

 

 

Professional Required Subjects

Seminar

compulsory

1

1

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Methodology in Horticultural Science I

compulsory t

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar

compulsory

1

1

0

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Methodology in Horticultural Science

compulsory

2

2

0

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar

compulsory

1

1

0

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar

compulsory

1

1

0

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

8

0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Elective Subjects

Application of Intelligent Agriculture in Crop Production and Marketing

elective

1

1

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Molecular Biology

elective

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Biotechnology

elective

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Landscape Planning

elective

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Processing of Horticultural Crops

elective

3

3

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Post-harvest Technology of Horticultural Products

elective

3

3

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced on Tissue Culture of Horticultural Crops

elective

2

2

0

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gene Regulation Article Discussion

elective

1

1

0

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research in Landscape and Recreation

elective

3

3

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biological Control

elective

3

3

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Olericulture

elective

3

3

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Pomology

elective

3

3

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plant Growth regulators

elective

3

3

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plant Sencondary Metabolites

elective

3

3

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Post-harvest Physiology of Horticultural Crops

elective

3

3

0

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marketing of Horticultural Crops

elective

3

3

0

3