Horticulture

ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE

Applied Science & Technology Division

The AAS Horticulture program is designed to train students for a broad background in the horticultural field. Knowledgeable people are needed in a wide range of areas such as golf courses, parks, schools, industrial plants, cemeteries, greenhouses, lawn care companies, nurseries and institutions, and as sales representatives for horticultural companies. Practical experience is gained from on-the-job training courses.

Total Hours: 65

First Semester
Credit Hours
AGRI 1222 Applied Mathematics or Elective - MATH 3.00
HEA 1101 Health Education or HEA 1102 Basic First Aid 2.00
HORT 1201 Introduction to Horticulture 3.00
HORT 1211 Landscape Plants 3.00
HORT 1212 Plant Pruning 1.00
HORT 1216 Greenhouse Operations 3.00
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Second Semester
AGRI 1141 Agriculture Economics 3.00
AGRI 1161 Soil Science 5.00
AGRI 1210 Supervised Occupational Experience 4.00
ENGL 1101 Rhetoric and Composition I 3.00
HORT 1214 Horticulture Mechanics 3.00
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Third Semester
AGRI 1285 Agriculture Technologies 3.00
COMM 1101 Principles of Effective Speaking 3.00
HORT 1215 Turf Management 3.00
PSYC 2101 Introduction to Psychology or PSYC 2106 Human Relations 3.00
Elective - Horticulture 3.00
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Fourth Semester
AGRI 1262 Agricultural Chemicals 3.00
AGRI 2210 Supervised Occupational Experience 4.00
HORT 2201 Landscape Design 3.00
HORT 2203 Golf Course Operations 2.00
HORT 2204 Greenhouse Management 2.00
Elective - General Education 3.00
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1 Prerequisite course(s) may be required based on results of COMPASS, ASSET, ACT or SAT scores.