Oct 16, 2021  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021 
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Landscape and Turfgrass Technology, A.A.S.

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Offered at Main and Centerville Campuses

Landscape and Turfgrass Technology is a 21-month (seven-term) program designed for students interested in working outdoors to provide quality recreational and working environments. The program’s diverse training gives students knowledge of plants that range from flowers to turfgrass to trees and shrubs. Students will also develop the skills to maintain these plants properly. The student will learn entrepreneurial skills to operate a business as well as how to purchase and maintain the equipment they will be using.

Students meeting all program and graduation requirements receive an Associate of Applied Science degree. This major may be entered at the beginning of any term.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop students’ knowledge of Landscape, Turfgrass, and Greenhouse Systems
  2. Develop student’s skills in the use of fertilizers and pesticides for positive environmental impact.
  3. Define basic horticultural terminology
  4. Identify plants and their life cycles
  5. Create landscape designs and estimates for implementation
  6. Identify equipment commonly used in Landscape, turfgrass, and greenhouse applications
  7. Demonstrate landscape, turfgrass, and, greenhouse equipment safety and utilization
  8. Demonstrate desirable workplace skills
Program Total: 68 Credits

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Term V

Total: 9 Credits

Total: 12 Credits

Total: 9 Credits

Dual Credit Option:

Students who wish to complete an Associate of Arts degree along with this program can do so by taking these additional courses. The Cultural elective should be a three credit Literature course. If the student does not take the Freehand Drawing option within the program, they need to add another credit to the additional Humanities or Fine Arts credits.

  • Composition II - Credits: 3.00
  • Humanities & Fine Arts Electives - Credits: 4.00
  • U.S. History or Western Civilization - Credits: 3.00
  • Social Science Electives - Credits: 9.00
  • How to be Successful in College - Credits 3.00
  • Distributed Core Electives - Credits: 4.00

*Refer to General Education Course Requirements (A.A.S.)  for approved courses.

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