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 groundskeeping 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 Number Course Title Credit Hours
Fall Term
* ORH 1010 Introduction to Horticulture 3
  HOS 1010 Introduction to Plant Science 3
  AOM 1310

Agricultural Machinery and Equipment (Landscape)

  SWS 1102 Soils and Fertilization 3
  ORH 1220 Turfgrass Management 3
Spring Term
  AEB 2102 Principles of Agri-Business Management 3
  FRC 1211 Citrus Culture 3
  FNR 1060 Environmental Science and Policy 3
  IPM 2671 Principles of Pest Management (Ornamental) 3
* LDE 2402 Landscape Design 3
* Check the course descriptions for prerequisites.
Note: Many agriculture-specific courses are conducted as Web-enhanced independent studies. A mandatory orientation is held the first week of class.