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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
   MTH151Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I3
PED116Lifetime Fitness and Wellness1
___Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
HRTElective 3
   HRT120History of Garden Design 3
   HRT230Site Analysis 2
   HRT246Herbaceous Plants 2
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1717

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   BUS165Small Business Management3
   HRT231Planting Design I3
   HRT251Site Engineering for Landscape Design3
   HRT245Woody Plants2
___Social Science Elective3
   DRF298Computer Aided Drafting I 3
   HRT232Planting Design II 3
   HRT250Plant Composition 2
   HRT252Landscape Construction Drawings 3
   HRT275Landscape Construction and Maintenance 3
   HRT297Internship/Special Studio Problem 2

Total Credits/Semester1716

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 Humanities/fine arts elective may be chosen from list on page 38.

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

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

6 The horticulture elective may be met by one of the following options: (Prerequisites are listed in parentheses) HRT 205 (HRT 125) HRT 232 (HRT 231) HRT 251 (HRT 230) HRT 252 (HRT 231 & 232 & 251) HRT 250 (HRT 245 OR HRT 201)

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