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Horticulture- Landscaping

Certificate (Certificate Program) - 29 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Horticulture-Landscaping certificate program is to prepare students for employment or the pursuit of a Horticulture Landscape Management Associate in Applied Science degree in the landscaping industry by educating them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and hands-on techniques, and skills of the landscape industry. 

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
AGBUS 118; HORT 110; HORT 114; Electives

Spring Semester 1:
AGRI 113; HORT 125; HORT 126; Electives

Summer Semester 1:
HORT 130; Electives


Course Information:
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
AGBUS 118AGRICULTURAL COMPUTATIONS *3
AGRI 113PRINCIPLES OF SOIL FERTILITY 3
HORT 110INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL PLANTS 4
HORT 114TURF MANAGEMENT I 3
HORT 125LANDSCAPE PLANTS I 3
HORT 126HORTICULTURAL PLANT PRUNING 2
HORT 130LANDSCAPE PLANTS II 3
Elective Courses
CourseNameCredit
APPROVED ELECTIVES **8 to 9

* Math requirement may be waived if competence is shown.
** Approved electives: AGRI 112, HORT 124, 132, 210, 213, 214, 255.

For Program Information Contact:
Agricultural and Industrial Technology Department
AIT Building
Room 118
(309)694-5415

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