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nova 2011-2012 college catalog: Programs of Study

HORTICULTURE TECHNOLOGY
Landscape Design Specialization
 
Associate of Applied Science Degree LO

Purpose: This specialization is designed to prepare the students for full-time employment within the field of landscape design as well as assisting those who are presently working and who desire to further their knowledge and upgrade their skills.

Graduates of this degree option are prepared to work in the field of landscape design, in nurseries and garden centers and as institutional horticultural staff.

Students in this degree option have the opportunity to gain career-related work experience through Coordinated Internship, Cooperative Education, or Special Studio Project in the area of design.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
1CST CST    Elective 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HRT 100 Introduction to Horticulture 3
HRT 160 Applied Mathematics for the Green Industry 2
2HRT HRT    Elective 3
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1
3SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   16
2nd Semester
5__ __    MTH 151 or higher or Laboratory Science Elective 3-4
4___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
HRT 246 Herbaceous Plants 3
HRT 230 Site Analysis 2
HRT 120 History of Garden Design 3
2HRT HRT    Elective 3
Total   17-18
3rd Semester
6___ ___    Social Science Elective 3
BUS 165 Small Business Management or BUS 200 Principles of Management 3
HRT 245 Woody Plants 3
HRT 231 Planting Design I 3
HRT 251 Site Engineering for Landscape Design 3
2HRT HRT    Elective 3
Total   18
4th Semester
HRT 290 Coordinated Internship or
HRT 297 Cooperative Education/Special Studio Project
2
HRT 252 Landscape Construction Drawings 3
HRT 275 Landscape Construction and Maintenance 3
HRT 250 Plant Composition 2
HRT 232 Planting Design II 3
HRT 244 CADD for Landscape Designers 3
Total   16
Total credits for the Landscape Design Specialization=67-68

1 The CST elective may be selected from the following: CST 100, 110, 115, 126, 227 or 229.

2 The horticulture elective may be met by any horticulture class other than a required horticulture class.

3 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

4 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. A 200-level Spanish course is strongly recommended.

5 BIO 101, CHM 111, GOL 105, GOL 225,ENV 121, NAS 125 or other course approved by the academic advisor.

6 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.

The following HRT courses have prerequisites (listed in parentheses):
HRT 205 (HRT 125)
HRT 232 (HRT 231)
HRT 251 (HRT 231 is a pre- or co-requisite; HRT 230 is strongly recommended)
HRT 252 (HRT 231 & HRT 251; HRT 232 is a pre- or co-requisite)
HRT 250 (HRT 245 OR HRT 201)