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Landscape Maintenance and Construction
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. The 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 Maintenance and Construction is designed to prepare students for technical and supervisory level work in management, maintenance and construction of landscapes and turf.
Career opportunities for students who complete this program include technical and supervisory positions in the fields of: landscape maintenance, landscape construction, park maintenance, golf course and sports field management.
- Upon completion of the Certificate of Achievement in Landscape Maintenance and Construction, students are able to demonstrate an understanding of the maintenance requirements for trees, vines, shrubs, perennials, annuals, and turf.
- Upon completion of the Certificate of Achievement in Landscape Maintenance and Construction, students are able to read a landscape plan and install landscape features, such as plantings, pavement, structures, and irrigation systems, based on those plans.
|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 60 Landscape Irrigation Systems||3|
|HORT 62 California Native and Dry Landscapes||2|
Updated: July 2022