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Horticulture

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
AS Degree - Horticulture

FRESHMAN YEAR SEMESTER UNITS

Core Courses:

  • Horticulture 50 (Introduction to Horticulture) -- 3 units
  • Horticulture 51 (Plant Materials) -- 3 units
  • Horticulture 52 (Plant Materials II) -- 3 units
  • Horticulture 53 (Plant Disease and Pest Control) -- 3 units
  • Horticulture Options* -- 6-7 units

General Education Courses:

  • Physical Education
  • English Composition (Language and Rationality)
  • Mathematics
  • Social and Behavioral Studies
  • Natural Sciences Electives

SOPHOMORE YEAR SEMESTER UNITS

Core Courses:

  • Horticulture 54 (Planting Media and Nutrition) -- 2 units
  • Horticulture 55 (Horticulture Management and Operations) -- 3 units
  • Horticulture 95 (Work Experience) -- 2 units
  • Horticulture 96 (Work Experience Seminar) -- 1 unit
  • Horticulture Options* -- 6-7 units

General Education Courses:

  • American Cultures
  • American Institution/Health Education
  • Humanities
  • Communications and Analytical Thinking
  • Electives

TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED: 60

*One of the three Horticulture Concentration Options must be followed:

Horticulture Option #1: Landscape Installation and Maintenance - 13 units

  • Horticulture 56 (Arboriculture)
  • Horticulture 57 (Landscape and Turfgrass Management)
  • Horticulture 58 (Landscape Construction)
  • Horticulture 59 (Landscape Design)
  • Horticulture 60 (Landscape Irrigation Systems)
  • Horticulture 69 (Advanced Landscape Design)

Horticulture Option #2: Nursery Management and Operations - 13 units

  • Horticulture 56 (Arboriculture)
  • Horticulture 57 (Landscape and Turfgrass Management)
  • Horticulture 59 (Landscape Design)
  • Horticulture 60 (Landscape Irrigation Systems)
  • Horticulture 67 (Interior Plantscapes)

Horticulture Option #3: Floristry - 12 units

  • Horticulture 64 (Basic Floristry)
  • Horticulture 65 (Intermediate Floristry)
  • Horticulture 66 (Advanced Floristry)
  • Horticulture 67 (Interior Plantscapes)

FOR SPECIFIC GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES REFER TO GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS LISTED IN THE COLLEGE CATALOG.


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS FOR
Certificate of Achievement - Horticulture

Core Courses:

  • Horticulture 50 (Introduction to Horticulture) -- 3 units
  • Horticulture 51 (Plant Materials) -- 3 units
  • Horticulture 52 (Plant Materials II) -- 3 units
  • Horticulture 53 (Plant Disease and Pest Control) -- 3 units
  • Horticulture 54 (Planting Media and Nutrition) -- 2 units
  • Horticulture 55 (Horticulture Management and Operations) -- 3 units
  • Horticulture Options* -- 5 units

TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED: 22

*Student may select any two courses from the three Horticulture Concentration Options under the AS Degree in Horticulture.