3034 | Landscape and Horticulture Technician

The College Credit Certificate (CCC) program in Landscape and Horticulture Technician prepares you for employment in the horticulture and landscape industries as nursery worker, landscape and groundkeeping worker, landscape or horticulture professional, landscape supervisor, production and nursery supervisor, and horticulture technician. 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, maintenance of landscape plants, equipment maintenance, and employability skills. Credits will articulate directly toward the A.S. degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology (Program #1620).

Length: One (1) year (30 credit hours)


PREFIX NUMBERCOURSE NAMECREDIT HOURS

FIRST YEAR
First Term
 ORH 1010Introduction to Horticulture 3
 HOS 1010Introduction to Plant Science 3
 AOM 1310Agricultural Machinery and Equipment (Landscape) 3
 SWS 1102Soils and Fertilizers 3
    12
Second Term
 AEB 2102Principles of Agri-Business Management 3
 FRC 1211Citrus Culture 3
 FNR 1060Environmental Science and Policy 3
 IPM 2671Principles of Pest Management (Ornamental) 3
 LDE 2402Landscape Design 3
    15
Summer Term
 ORH 1220Turfgrass Management 3
    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.

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Award Year2010-2011   2011-2012
Students Completing Program*00
   
Program Costs:  
  Tuition and Fees$2,313.00$2542.00
  Books and SuppliesNANA
  TotalNANA
   
Debt at Program Completion:  
  Median of Federal Loans$0.00$0.00
  Median of Private Loans$0.00$0.00
   
Program Completion in Normal Time:  
  Normal Program Length10 months10 months
  Students Completing in Normal TimeNANA
   
Job Placement Rate for Completers:NANA
   
NA – Data Not Available  
* – Completers data based on fiscal year (July 1 – June 30)