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Landscape Design Specialization LO  

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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 the Cooperative Education or Special Studio Project in the area of design.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition3
   HRT100Intro. to Horticulture3
   IST117Intro. to Microcomputer Software3
   MTH120Intro. to Mathematics3
PED116Lifetime Fitness and Wellness1
   ENG115Technical Writing 3
HRTElective 3
   HRT120History of Gardens 3
   HRT230Site Analysis 2
   HRT246Herbaceous Plants 2
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1717

Second Year 1st Semester2nd Semester

BUS 165 Small Business Management 3 HRT 231 Planting Design I 3 HRT 251 Site Engineering for Landscape Design 3 HRT 245 Woody Plants 2 3HRT Elective 3 4___ Social Science Elective 3

HRT 232 Planting Design II 3 HRT 250 Plant Composition 2 HRT 252 Landscape Construction Drawings 3 HRT 275 Landscape Construction and Maintenance 3 5HRT 293 Studies in Horticultural Computer Aided Drafting 3 HRT 297 Internship/Special Studio Problem 2 __ __ Total Credits/Semester 17 16

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Horticulture Technology with a Specialization in Landscape Design = 67.

1 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, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

2 The SPD elective may be selected from the following: SPD 100, 110, 115, 126, and SPD 229.

3 Choose from the following courses: HRT 115, 125, 127, 205 (prerequisite of HRT 125), 207, 269.

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

5 This course will be used if software specific to landscape CAD is not available at the campus.

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