The College Credit Certificate program in Landscape and Horticulture Professional prepares 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 Associate in Science (AS) degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology (Program #1620).
Length: One (1) year (18 credit hours)
|PREFIX NUMBER||COURSE NAME||CREDIT HOURS|
|ORH 1010||Introduction to Horticulture||3|
|HOS 1010||Introduction to Plant Science||3|
|SWS 1102||Soils and Fertilizers||3|
|AEB 2102||Principles of Agri-Business Management||3|
|IPM 2671||Principles of Pest Management (Ornamental)||3|
|ORH 1220||Turfgrass Management||3|
Many agriculture specific courses are conducted as Web-enhanced independent studies. Any student who enrolls in an agricultural course must attend a mandatory orientation on the first Tuesday of the term at 6 p.m. in Building T, Room 20, Highlands Campus.