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The curriculum is designed for students desiring entry-level employment or to enhance their skills in the field of plant landscaping (landscape maintenance, turfgrass maintenance, nursery operations, and/or retail plant outlets). All courses are taught with a “hands-on, learn-by-doing” philosophy. Students are expected to make sound decisions about real life horticultural and environmental situations.
At the conclusion of the program, students will be able to:
- Describe common plant and insect life cycles; understand basic plant nutritional requirements and plant propagation techniques
- Demonstrate landscape maintenance skills or turfgrass maintenance skills
- Recommend common controls for plant pests
- Properly manage soil for plant growth
- Operate common landscape and turfgrass equipment
Certificate of Competence - Plant Landscaping (CCPL)
The Certificate of Completion in Plant Landscaping (CCPL) consists of 16 credits. Students must complete 12 credits of required courses and select a 4-credit area of specialization (Landscape Maintenance and/or Turfgrass Maintenance).
Total Credits: 16 credits
Required Courses (12 credits)
Area of Specialization (4 credits)
Select one of the two pairs of classes below
Certificate of Competence - Agricultural Technology (CCAT)
The Certificate of Completion Agricultural Technology (CCAT) consists of 15 credits. Students must complete 10 credits of required courses and select 5 credits of electives.
Total Credits: 15
Required Courses (10 credits)