2017-2018 Semester Catalog

Horticulture (EH12) Diploma

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Program Description:

The Environmental Horticulture program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in environmental horticulture. The program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and technical knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to retrain or upgrade present knowledge and skills.

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Basic Skills Courses (8 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

Occupational Curriculum (21 Credit Hours)

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy

3

HORT 1000Horticulture Science

3

HORT 1010Woody Ornamental Plant Identification

3

HORT 1020Herbaceous Plant Identification

3

HORT 1080Pest Management

3

HORT xxxxHorticulture Elective

3

 

HORT 1150Environmental Horticulture Internship

3

OR

HORT xxxxGuided Horticulture Elective

3

And completion of one of the following specializations:

General Horticulture Specialization (15 Credit Hours)

XXXX xxxxGuided Elective

3

and

Select 12 Hours From List Below
HORT 1030Greenhouse Management

4

HORT 1041Landscape Construction

4

HORT 1050Nursery Production and Management

4

HORT 1060Landscape Design

4

HORT 1070Landscape Installation

4

HORT 1120Landscape Management

4

HORT 1140Horticulture Business Management

3

HORT 1160Landscape Contracting

3

HORT 1200Arboriculture Science

4

HORT 1250Plant Production and Propagation

4

HORT 1310Irrigation and Water Management

4

HORT 1330Turfgrass Management

4

HORT 1410Soils

3

HORT 1420Golf Course Design Construction and Management

3

HORT 1430Advanced Landscape Design

4

HORT 1440Landscape Grading and Drainage

4

HORT 1500Small Gas Engine Repair and Maintenance

4

HORT 1560Computer-Aided Landscape Design

4

HORT 1680Woody Plant Identification II

3

HORT 1690Horticulture Spanish

3

HORT 1700Large Equipment Operation

3

HORT 1720Introductory Floral Design

4

HORT 1730Advanced Floral Design

4

HORT 1750Interiorscaping

4

HORT 1800Urban Landscape Issues

3

HORT 2249Flower Shop Management

3

HORT 2500Specialty Landscape Construction

4

or

Landscape Management Specialization (15 Credit Hours)

HORT 1120Landscape Management

4

HORT 1310Irrigation and Water Management

4

HORT 1330Turfgrass Management

4

HORT xxxxHorticulture Elective

3

or

Floral Management Specialization (15 Credit Hours)

HORT 1720Introductory Floral Design

4

HORT 1730Advanced Floral Design

4

HORT 1750Interiorscaping

4

HORT 2249Flower Shop Management

3

Total Credit Hours: 44 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation