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Welcome to SFSC Agriculture Programs

A beautiful landscape is one of the most desired assets one can own in Florida. This state is known for its lush tropical landscapes near the coast and its vibrant green golf courses thriving throughout the state.

  • Within this program, students will learn the ins and outs of the agriculture industry, including:
    • fundamentals of horticulture
    • plant science
    • proper fertilizing and pesticide application techniques
    • laws and regulations that are required
  • Students will engage in landscape design while also gaining the skills needed to know basic agricultural machinery and equipment repair and upkeep practices

Course Examples (for a larger list, visit the College Catalog):

  • Introduction to Horticulture
  • Introduction to Plant Science
  • Landscape Design
  • Soils and Fertilization

Program Offerings:

  • Landscape Horticulture Professional (CCC)
  • Landscape Horticulture Technician (CCC)
  • Landscape Horticulture Technology (AS)

Once you earn an AS degree, you are eligible for admission to SFSC’s Bachelor of Applied Science degree program in Supervision and Management (BAS-SM) with a specialization in agriculture.

 

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