NVCC 2004-2005 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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HORTICULTURE TECHNOLOGY
Associate in Applied Science Degree LO

Landscape Design Specialization LO

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 Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ENG

111

College Composition

3

 

   HRT

100

Intro. to Horticulture

3

 

   ITE

115

Basic Computer Literacy

3

 

   MTH

151

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness and Wellness

1

 

SPD

 

Elective

3

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

 

3

 

HRT

 

Elective

 

3

 

   HRT

120

History of Garden Design

 

3

 

   HRT

230

Site Analysis

 

2

 

   HRT

246

Herbaceous Plants

 

2

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17

17

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd 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

 

HRT

 

Elective

3

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

 

   DRF

298

Computer Aided Drafting I

 

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

 

   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.

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 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).

The following HRT courses have prerequisites (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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