Botany, General


Botany, General. An instructional program that generally describes the scientific study of plants, related bacteria, fungi, and algae life forms. Includes instruction in the classification, structure, function, reproduction, growth, heredity, evolution, and the pathology of plant life, with particular attention to basic processes such as photosynthesis, plant biochemistry and plant ecosystems.


Employment Options

Occupation Employment Average Wage
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
Mean Entry Experienced
Natural Sciences Managers 870 890 16 Caution $38.79 $23.87 $46.25
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1,310 1,590 65 Great no record