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.
Students in this program have an opportunity to gain career-related work experience through Cooperative Education or internship in their area of emphasis.
Related Specialization: Landscape Design Specialization
1 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
2 The CST elective may be selected from the following: CST 100, 110, 115, 126, 227 or 229.
3 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. A 200-level Spanish course is strongly recommended.
4 The HRT elective may be met by any horticulture class other than a required horticulture class.
5 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.
6 BIO 101, CHM 111, GOL 105, GOL 225, ENV 121, NAS 125 or other course approved by the academic advisor.