|NVCC 1999-2000 Catalog|
|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.
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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