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Horticulture

AS – Horticulture

Program Outcomes

  • The successful student will be able to accurately identify a set of plant material; use that plant material in a landscape design; and prepare a maintenance schedule for the chosen plant materials.

Freshman Year

  • HORT 50 (Introduction to Horticulture)
  • HORT 51 (Fall Plant Material Identification)
  • HORT 52 (Spring Plant Material Identification)
  • HORT 53 (Integrated Pest Management)
  • Horticulture Options*
  • General Education Courses§

Sophomore Year

  • HORT 54 (Planting Media & Nutrition)
  • HORT 55 (Horticulture Mgmt & Operations)
  • HORT 95 (Work Experience)
  • HORT 96 (Work Experience Seminar)
  • Horticulture Concentration Options*
  • General Education Courses§

Total Units Required: 60

§ Program-based General Education 3 unit requirement. See a counselor.

*Horticulture Concentration Options

Complete 1 of 2 Horticulture Concentration Options

Horticulture Concentration Option 1

Landscape Installation and Maintenance (13 units)

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

Horticulture Concentration Option 2

Nursery Management and Operations (13 units)

  • HORT 56 (Arboriculture/ Urban Forestry)
  • HORT 57 (Landscape and Turfgrass Mgmt)
  • HORT 59 (Landscape Design)
  • HORT 60 (Landscape Irrigation Systems)
  • HORT 67 (Interior Plantscapes)
  • VWT 10 (Introduction to Viticulture)

For more information please contact:

Tom Fuller
tfuller@laspositascollege.edu

Carole Frost
cfrost@laspositascollege.edu