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Study Manufacturing Management in the Transportation Industry

Major in Automotive Technology with an Emphasis in Manufacturing Management in the Transportation Industry

Through the botany emphasis track at Pitt State, expand our current knowledge of plants and their importance in our world.

Botany is an interdisciplinary field, drawing on different areas such as chemistry, genetics, ecology, physics, and math. 


What is botany?

Botany is the study of plants, and a degree in botany allows students to learn more about the biology, ecology, and evolution of plants.

Classroom topics in the Botany emphasis:

  • Plant Diversity
  • Wetland Plants
  • Identification of Woody Plants
  • Grass Taxonomy

Botany jobs found by Pittsburg State graduates:

  • Biotechnologist
  • Florist
  • Plant Geneticist
  • Field Botanist
  • Naturalist

Graduates with a degree in botany have a variety of career options in research, conservation, agriculture, horticulture, and teaching.

A botany degree can be beneficial to students interested in the medical or pharmaceutical fields, as plants are a rich source of medicines. 

What is a botanist?

Botanists answer lots of questions when studying plants:

  • How do plants grow and develop?
  • What role do plants play in biodiversity?
  • How do plants impact our physical environment?

Our botany students address major issues in the fields of agriculture, ecology, and horticulture. Botany can lead to a career where one can make a positive impact on the environment!

Additional information

Catalog – see program guides

Additional information
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