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Associate of Applied Science Degree
Offered through LO
CIP Code: 01.0101

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 127 Horticultural Botany 3
HRT 160 Applied Mathematics for the Green Industry 2
HRT 125 Chemicals in Horticulture 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills or SDV 101 1
Total   15
2nd Semester
1CST Elective 3
HRT 115 Plant Propagation 3
HRT 120 History of Garden Design 3
HRT 246 Herbaceous Plants 3
2___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Total   15
3rd Semester
3BUS ___ Elective 3
HRT 207 Plant Pest Management 3
HRT 231 Planting Design I 3
HRT 245 Woody Plants 3
HRT 269 Professional Turf Care 3
4___ 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  
5HRT Elective 3
6___ MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning or higher or Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 3-4
Total   15-16
Total credits for the Horticulture Technology A.A.S.=63-64

1 Students may choose from any of the following communication electives: CST 100, CST 110, CST 115, CST 126, or CST 227.

2 Students may choose from any of the following humanities/fine arts courses: ART 100, ART 101, ART 102, or ART 250.

3 Students may choose from any of the following business electives: BUS 116, BUS 117, BUS 165.

4 Students may choose from any of the following electives: ECO 110, ECO 120 or GEO 200.

5 Course chosen must align with Coordinated Internship or Cooperative Education focus. Example: If the Internship is with a Vineyard and focus is on vine establishment, VEN 110 would be an appropriate course.,

6 Students may choose from any of the following electives: BIO 101, ENV 121, GOL 105, NAS 125, or other course approved by the academic advisor.