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Certificate of Achievement
About the Program
The Horticulture curriculum is designed to meet the demand for trained personnel in a broad range of horticultural fields. The Horticulture program offers an Associate of Science degree and Certificates of Achievement in several fields: ornamental horticulture, landscape maintenance and construction, and landscape design. Successful completion of any of these Certificates of Achievement in Horticulture provides students with skills proficiency for entry-level jobs. T e Associate of Science (AS) Degree is recommended for students who wish to transfer to 4-year institutions. Students with the AS degree will also have demonstrated a broader educational basis and writing ability that can give them an advantage for promotional opportunities in the future.
About the Certificate
The Certificate of Achievement in Landscape Design is designed to prepare students for top level work in landscape and irrigation design, installation and management.
Career opportunities for students who complete this program include: irrigation designer or consultant, landscape designer or consultant, and management of large scale landscapes.
- Upon completion of the Certificate of Achievement in Landscape Design, students are able to prepare landscape plans and detailed drawings.
- Upon completion of the Certificate of Achievement in Landscape Design, students are able to demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of sustainable landscaping, typical landscape construction techniques and irrigation systems.
|HORT 50 Introduction to Horticulture||3|
|HORT 51 Fall Plant Material Identification||3|
|HORT 52 Spring Plant Material Identification||3|
|HORT 53 Landscape and Vineyard Pest and Disease Management||3|
|HORT 54 Landscape and Vineyard Soils, Fertilizers, and Irrigation||3|
|HORT 56 Arboriculture/Urban Forestry||3|
|HORT 57 Landscape and Turfgrass Mgmt||2|
|HORT 58 Landscape Construction||3|
|HORT 59 Landscape Design||2|
|HORT 60 Landscape Irrigation Systems||3|
|HORT 62 California Native and Dry Landscapes||2|
|HORT 63 Sustainable Landscape||2|
|HORT 73 Computer Aided Landscape Design||3|
Updated: July 2022