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College Catalog 2014-2015

HORTICULTURE TECHNOLOGY
 
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Offered through LO

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.

Related Specialization: Landscape Design

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HRT 100 Introduction to Horticulture 3
HRT 125 Chemicals in Horticulture 3
HRT 127 Horticultural Botany 3
HRT 160 Applied Mathematics for the Green Industry 2
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
1SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   16
2nd Semester
2CST Elective 3
HRT 115 Plant Propagation 3
HRT 120 History of Garden Design 3
HRT 246 Herbaceous Plants 3
3___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
4HRT Elective 3
Total   18
3rd Semester
BUS 165 Small Business Management or 3
  BUS  200  Principles of Management  
HRT 207 Plant Pest Management 3
HRT 231 Planting Design I 3
HRT 245 Woody Plants 3
HRT 269 Professional Turf Care 3
5___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   18
4th Semester
HRT 205 Soils 3
HRT 247 Indoor Plants 2
HRT 275 Landscape Const./Maintenance 3
HRT 290 Coordinated Internship or 1
  HRT  297  Cooperative Education  
4HRT Elective 3
6___ MTH 151 or higher or Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 3-4
Total   15-16
Total credits for the Horticulture Technology A.A.S.=67-68

1 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

2 Select from the following: CST 100, CST 110, CST 115, CST 126, CST 227, or CST 229.

3 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. A 200-level course in Spanish is strongly recommended.

4 May be met by any horticulture class other than a required horticulture class.

5 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives.

6 BIO 101, CHM 111,ENV 121, GOL 105, GOL 225, NAS 125, or other course approved by the academic advisor.

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