HORTICULTURE
specialization


The Profile of a Horticultural Engineer

Horticultural engineers are specialists in vine and fruit trees culture, flowers and vegetable growing. They also specialize in storing and processing fruit and vegetables, in producing wine and horticultural planting material. The complex qualifications of horticultural engineers allow them to choose among varieties adapted to the harvest regions, to favorable sites and appropriate harvesting technologies. The professional competences of horticultural engineers developed over the four years of bachelor studies are based on fundamental notions of biology, ecology and physiology of plants coupled with knowledge of agrometeorology, botanics, genetics, agrotechnology, pedology, topography, informatics, management, marketing and accountancy.

Professional prospects

Besides the main competences coupled with the establishment and management of horticultural exploitation, horticulture graduates possess the qualification that allows them to be active as:

  • sales and agriculture interventions agents;
  • border police specialized in phytosanitation;
  • professors;
  • researchers;
  • vegetable and fruit storage agents;
  • rural development agents and officials;
  • agents and laboratory technicians specialized in pedology, agrochemistry and plant protection;
  • vegetable and fruit industrialists;
  • wine cellar specialists.

Your contact for degree program

REGULAR EDUCATIONAL DEGREE

Mihai ISTRATE

PhD Professor

(40) 232-407 429

Office: 2nd floor of USAMV main building

Subjects taught:

- Fruit Tree Growing

- Fruit Tree Planting Material

DISTANCE EDUCATIONAL DEGREE

Teodor STAN

PhD Associate Professor

(40) 232-407 531

Office: 2nd floor of USAMV main building

Subjects taught:

- Vegetable Growing



Planuri de învățământ / Curricula


Specializarea HORTICULTURĂ / Specialization HORTICULTURE

Anul I / 1st Year

Nr./No

Denumirea disciplinei

Subject

Nr. credite/ ECTS credits

Sem. I

1st sem

Sem. II

2nd sem

DISCIPLINE OBLIGATORII / COMPULSORY COURSES

1

Matematică

Mathematics

4

-

2

Baza energetică şi maşini horticole

Energetic bases and horticultural machines

5

4

3

Chimie

Chemistry

4

-

4

Biochimie

Biochemistry

-

4

5

Botanică

Botany

4

4

6

Genetică

Genetics

4

-

7

Biofizică şi agrometeorologie

Biophysics and Agrometeorology

4

-

8

Informatică

Informatics

3

-

9

Topografie și cadastru

Topography and survey

-

5

10

Educaţie fizică*

Physical education *

(1)

(1)

11

Practică**

Practical training

-

4

DISCIPLINE OPŢIONALE (LA ALEGERE) / OPTIONAL COURSES (TO CHOOSE)

12

Economie politică

Political economy

-

3

Etică şi integritate academică

Ethics and academic integrity

13

Bazele horticulturii

The basics of horticulture

-

4

Istoria horticulturii

History horticulture

14

Limba străină (la alegere: engleză, franceză, germană, spaniolă)

Foreign languages (to choose between: English, French, German, Spanish)

2

2

SEMINAR PEDAGOGIC (OPŢIONAL) / PEDAGOGY MODULE (OPTIONAL)

1

Psihologia educaţiei

Psychology of education

5

-

2

Pedagogie I (Fundamentele pedagogiei+Teoria şi metodologia curriculumului)

Pedagogy I (Basis of  pedagogy + Theory and methodology of curricula)

-

5



Anul II / 2nd Year

Nr./No

Denumirea disciplinei

Subject

Nr. credite/ ECTS credits

Sem. I

1st sem

Sem. II

2nd sem

DISCIPLINE OBLIGATORII / COMPULSORY COURSES

1

Fiziologia plantelor

Plant physiology

3

2

2

Agrochimie

Agricultural chemistry

4

2

3

Îmbunătăţiri funciare

Land improvement

-

3

4

Pedologie

Pedology

4

3

5

Entomologie

Entomology

5

3

6

Fitopatologie

Phitopathology

4

4

7

Ecologia şi protecţia mediului

Ecology and environmental protection

-

2

8

Agrotehnică

Agrotechnology

4

-

9

Arboricultura

Arboriculture

-

3

10

Microbiologie

Microbiology

4

-

11

Educaţie fizică*

Physical education*

(1)

(1)

12

Practica**

Practical training**

-

5

DISCIPLINE OPŢIONALE (LA ALEGERE) / OPTIONAL COURSES (TO CHOOSE)

13

Limba străină (la alegere: engleză, franceză, germană, spaniolă)

Foreign languages (to choose between: English, French, German, Spanish)

2

1

14

Aplicatii GIS în horticultură

GIS applications in horticulture

-

2

Introducere în cartografiere digitală

Introduction to digital mapping

SEMINAR PEDAGOGIC (OPŢIONAL) / PEDAGOGY MODULE (OPTIONAL)

1

Pedagogie II (Teoria şi metodologia instruirii+Teoria şi metodologia evaluarii)

Pedagogy II (Training theory and methodology+Estimation theory and methodology)

5

-

2

Didactica specialităţii

Didactics of speciality

-

5



Anul III / 3rd Year

Nr./No

Denumirea disciplinei

Subject

Nr. credite/ ECTS credits

Sem. I

1st sem

Sem. II

2nd sem

DISCIPLINE OBLIGATORII / COMPULSORY COURSES

1

Legumicultură

Vegetable growing

6

3

2

Pomicultură

General fruit – tree growing

5

4

3

Viticultura

Viticulture

5

4

4

Floricultură

Flower growing

5

4

5

Oenologie

Oenology

-

4

6

Ameliorarea plantelor

Plant breeding

2

2

7

Arhitectura peisajului

Landscape architecture

5

-

8

Fitotehnie

Phytotechnology

-

2

9

Management

Management

2

-

10

Practica*

Practical training

-

5

DISCIPLINE OPŢIONALE  / OPTIONAL COURSES

11

Contabilitate

Accountancy

-

2

DISCIPLINE FACULTATIVE / ELECTIVE COURSES

12

Limbi străine (la alegere: engleză, franceză, germană, spaniolă)

Foreign languages (to choose between: English, French, German, Spanish)

1

-

SEMINAR PEDAGOGIC (OPŢIONAL) / PEDAGOGY MODULE (OPTIONAL)

1

Instruire asistată de calculator

Computer assisted instruction

2

-

2

Practică pedagogică în învăţământul preuniversitar obligatoriu I

Teaching practice in compulsory school education I

3

-

3

Practică pedagogică în învăţământul preuniversitar obligatoriu II

Teaching practice in compulsory school education II

-

2

4

Managementul clasei de elevi

Classroom management

-

3

5

Examen de absolvire Nivelul I

Graduation exam, level I

-

5



Anul IV / 4th Year

Nr./No

Denumirea disciplinei

Subject

Nr. credite/ ECTS credits

Sem. I

1st sem

Sem. II

2nd sem

DISCIPLINE OBLIGATORII / COMPULSORY COURSES

1

Legumicultură specială

Specialized vegetable growing

5

4

2

Pomologie

Pomology

5

4

3

Ampelografie

Ampelography

6

4

4

Oenologie

Oenology

5

-

5

Tehnologia produselor horticole

Technology of horticultural products

4

5

6

Tehnică experimentală

Experimental techniques

-

3

7

Construcții horticole

Horticultural buildings

-

3

8

Practica*

Practical training*

-

7

DISCIPLINE OPŢIONALE / OPTIONAL COURSES

9

Marketing

Marketing

3

-

Antreprenoriat în horticultura ecologică

Entrepreneurship in organic horticulture

10

Exploataţii horticole

Horticultural holdings

2

-

Tehnologii horticole în spaţii protejate

Horticultural technologies in protected areas

DISCIPLINE FACULTATIVE / ELECTIVE COURSES

10

Limbi străine (la alegere: engleză, franceză, germană, spaniolă)

Foreign languages (to choose between: English, French, German, Spanish)

1

1