Horticulture, Associate in Science

Upon successful completion of the Horticulture AS Degree, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training for employment in the horticulture field with public and private employers. The student demonstrates his or her ability to grow and maintain plants, maintain landscapes, and communicate effectively. A grade of "C" or better is required in each course. Students must meet Associate Degree General Education requirements.

Minimum Units Required: 60

Recommended Sequence:

First Semester

Units

HORT 001

Fundamentals of Horticulture

3

HORT 002

Identification of Fall Plants

3

HORT 010

Greenhouse Production

3

GE Choice

General Education Courses

6

Second Semester

HORT 003

Identification of Spring Plants

3

HORT 012

Plant Propagation

3

GE Choice

General Education Courses

9

Third Semester

HORT 005

Introduction to Plant Pests and Diseases

3

HORT 020

Landscape Maintenance

3

HORT 031A

Floral Arrangement I

1

PLANT 010

Principles of Plant Science

3

PLANT 010L

Principles of Plant Science Laboratory

1

Electives

 

5

Fourth Semester

HORT 004

History of Garden Design

3

HORT 023

Landscape Irrigation and Drainage

3

GE Choice

General Education Courses

6

Electives

 

5

A grade of "C" or better is required in each course.

Students must meet Associate Degree General Education requirements.

Minimum Units 60