Ornamental Horticulture: Landscape

Applied Science & Technology Division
Upon successful completion of the Ornamental Horticulture Landscape Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training to take the State Landscape Association Certified Technicians test or for employment positions in the following: groundskeeper, landscape installer, landscape maintenance, pruner, and starting a personal business. The student demonstrates his or her ability to: plant plants, mow lawns, fertilize plant material, prune trees and shrubs, basic landscape design, identify plant pests, identify plants and bid a job.

Total Units Required 44.5
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
O H 12 Fundamentals of Horticulture 3
O H 21A Identification of Fall Plants 3
O H 37 Landscape Construction 3
O H 60 Pruning of Ornamental Plants 1.5
O H 71 Introduction to Plant Pests and Diseases 2

Second Semester
O H 21B Identification of Spring Plants 3
O H 23 Landscape, Irrigation & Drainage 3
O H 32 Horticulture Management 3
O H 94 Xeriscaping 1

Third Semester
AGBUS 13 Agriculture and Natural
Resource Mathematics 3
AGEGR 33 Equipment Maintenance & Operation 2
O H 35 Landscape Maintenance 3

O H 69V Internship: Ornamental Horticulture 2
O H 96V Work Experience: Ornamental Horticulture 2

Fourth Semester
AGBUS 15 Computer in Agriculture 3
O H 34 Plant Propagation 3
O H 40 Principles of Landscape Design 3
O H 46 Turf Practices 3