NVCC 1999-2000 Catalog
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HORTICULTURE TECHNOLOGY
Associate in Applied Science Degree LO  

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Purpose: The curriculum is designed to prepare students for full-time employment within the field of commercial horticulture as well as for those presently working who seek further knowledge and advancement.

Graduates of the program are prepared for managerial/supervisory level positions in areas which include: landscape design and installation, grounds maintenance, floristry, greenhouse and nursery management, garden center operation, and sales and marketing in related industries.

Students in this program have an opportunity to gain career-related work experience through Cooperative Education or internship in their area of emphasis.

Related Certificates: Turf and Grounds Management career studies certificate.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
   HRT100Introduction to Horticulture3
   HRT125Chemicals in Horticulture3
   HRT127Horticultural Botany3
   MTH120Introduction to Mathematics3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   STDElective1
 
   IST117Introductionto Microcomputer 
   Software 3
   ENG115Technical Writing 3
   HRT115Plant Propagation 3
   HRT120History of Gardens 3
   HRT246Herbaceous Plants 2
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3

Total Credits/Semester1717

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   BUS165Small Business Management3
   HRT207Plant Pest Management3
   HRT231Planting Design I3
   HRT245Woody Plants2
   HRT269Professional Turf Care3
___Social Science Elective3
 
   HRT205Soils 3
   HRT247Indoor Plants 2
   HRT275Landscape Const./Maintenance 3
   HRT290Coordinated Internship or 
   HRT297 Cooperative Education 1
   HRTElective 3
PED/RPK 1
___ Social 3

Total Credits/Semester1716

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Horticulture Technology = 67.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.


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