Landscape and Horticulture Technology Horticulture Specialization

2260: A.S. Degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology — Horticulture Specialization (64 Credit Hours)

CIP: 01.0605
FL CIP: 1101060500
SOC: 37-1012
Entry Wage: $14.18/hour


The Landscape and Horticulture Technology program prepares students for industry certification and employment as greenhouse production managers, nursery managers, production superintendents and landscape designers. The program articulates with Florida Gateway College (formerly Lake City Community College) allowing students to transfer into the Golf Course Operations program.

The content includes, but is not limited to, instruction that prepares individuals to supervise or manage the production and use of decorative plants, plant materials and associated services. Subject matter also includes plant nutrition, plant classification and identification, propagation, hydroponics, pest control, irrigation, marketing, equipment management, cultural and environmental management of nursery and greenhouse facilities, business management, employability and human relations skills. Laboratory and horticultural land laboratory activities are an integral part of this program and include the use of horticultural equipment, management and maintenance of growing structures, chemical application and landscape maintenance and installation.

Program Core Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

ORH 1000C

Introduction to Horticulture

3

ORH 1510

Ornamental Plant Identification

3

ORH 1020C

Household Plants

3

ORH 1260

Greenhouse Operations

3

ORH 1234C

Plant Maintenance

3

ORH 1113C

Pest and Disease Control

3

ORH 1851

Landscape Design and Maintenance

3

PLS 1220

Propagation of Nursery Plants

3

PLS 1220L

Propagation Laboratory

3

ORH 1601C

Retail and Wholesale Nursery Operations

3

ORH 1301C

Introduction to Irrigation

3

CGS 1100

Microcomputer Applications

3

GCO 1400C

Turf Grasses for Golf and Landscaping

3

ORH 1949

Cooperative Education

3

ORH 1260L

Greenhouse Operations Laboratory

2

Electives

 

Electives

5

General Education Courses

ENC 1101

Freshman Composition Skills I

3

QMB 1001**

College Business Mathematics

3

 

Any Biological or Physical Science

3

One of the following options: (To satisfy Social Science and Humanities requirements)

ISS 1013

Introduction to the Social Sciences and

 

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities

 

 

OR

 

WOH 2012

World Civilizations I and either

 

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities or

 

HUM 1230

Introduction to the Humanities: Since the Renaissance

6

 

OR

 

WOH 2022

World Civilizations II and either

 

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities or

 

HUM 1210

Introduction to the Humanities: To the Renaissance

 

 

Total Credit Hours

64

** MAC 1105 College Algebra is recommended for students planning to enroll in the college's baccalaureate degree programs.

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