NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
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Career Studies Certificate LO  

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Purpose: This curriculum prepares the student for employment in the turf care industry. Theory is combined with laboratory and field experience to prepare graduates for entry level or supervisory positions with golf courses, lawn services, athletic fields, parks, and companies that install and maintain irrigation systems.

Recommended Preparation: An interview with the program head.

One Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I or
   SPD110 Intro. to Speech Communication3
   HRT118Turf Pests2
   HRT269Professional Turf Care3
   HRT117Tools and Equipment 2
   HRT119Irriga. Sys./Turf & Ornamentals 3
   HRT197Cooperative Education 3
   HRT206Pesticides in Horticulture 2

Total Credits/Semester810

Total credits for the Turf and Grounds Management Career Studies Certificate = 18.

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (STD) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NVCC.

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