3032 | Landscape and Horticulture Professional

College Credit Certificate

Description of Program:

The purpose of this program is to prepare you for employment in the horticulture and landscape industries as nursery workers, landscape and ground keeping workers, landscape or horticulture specialists, and farm, ranch, and other agricultural workers. Course content includes, but is not limited to, instruction pertaining to an understanding of plant physiology and growth, plant nutrition and fertilization, plant classification and identification, pest management, pruning and shaping plants, and employability skills. Credits will articulate directly toward the A.S. degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology (Program #1620).

Length: One (1) year (18 credit hours)


PREFIX NUMBER COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS

FIRST YEAR
First Term
  ORH 1010 Introduction to Horticulture   3
  HOS 1010 Introduction to Plant Science   3
  SWS 1102 Soils and Fertilizers   3
        9
Second Term
  AEB 2102 Principles of Agri-Business Management   3
  IPM 2671 Principles of Pest Management (Ornamental)   3
        6
Summer Term
  ORH 1220 Turfgrass Management   3
        3

NOTE: Many agriculture specific courses are conducted as Web-enhanced independent studies. A mandatory orientation is held the first Tuesday of the term at 6 p.m. at the Citrus Center, Room 100.