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HORTICULTURE TECHNOLOGY
Landscape Design Specialization
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Offered through LO
 
 
CIP Code: 01.0101
 

Purpose: This program is designed to prepare the student for full-time employment within the field of landscape design as well as assisting those who are presently working and who wish to further their knowledge and upgrade their skills.

Graduates of this degree are prepared to work in the field of landscape design, in nurseries and garden centers, and as institutional horticultural staff. Students in this degree have the opportunity to gain career-related work experience through a Coordinated Internship, Cooperative Education, or Special Studio Project in the area of design.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
1CST Elective 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HRT 100 Introduction to Horticulture 3
HRT 160 Applied Mathematics for the Green Industry 2
SDV 100 College Success Skills or SDV 101 1
Total   12
2nd Semester
2___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
HRT 120 History of Garden Design 3
HRT 230 Site Analysis 2
HRT 246 Herbaceous Plants 3
3__ MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning or higher or Laboratory Science Elective 3-4
Total   14-15
3rd Semester
4BUS ___ Elective 3
HRT 231 Planting Design I 3
HRT 245 Woody Plants 3
HRT 251 Site Engineering for Landscape Design 3
5HRT Elective 3
6___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   18
4th Semester
HRT 232 Planting Design II 3
HRT 244 CADD for Landscape Designers 3
HRT 250 Plant Composition 2
HRT 252 Landscape Construction Drawings 3
HRT 275 Landscape Construction and Maintenance 3
HRT 290 Coordinated Internship or 2
  HRT  297  Cooperative Education/Special Studio Project  
  HRT  298  Seminar and Project  
Total   16
Total credits for the Landscape Design Specialization=60-61

1 Students may choose from any of the following communication electives: CST 100, 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 electives: BIO 101, ENV 121, GOL 105, NAS 125, or other course approved by the academic advisor.

4 Students may choose from any of the following business electives: BUS 116, BUS 117, BUS 165, BUS 200, or BUS 260.

5 Course chosen must align with Coordinated Internship or Cooperative Education focus.

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

The following HRT courses have prerequisites (listed in parentheses):
HRT 205 (HRT 125)
HRT 232 (HRT 231)
HRT 251 (HRT 231 is a pre or corequisite; HRT 230 is strongly recommended)
HRT 252 (HRT 231 & HRT 251; HRT 232 is a pre or corequisite)
HRT 250 (HRT 245 OR HRT 201)

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