The program of study for this certificate is designed to give students both broad and specialized training for entry-level employment or to add to their current capabilities to create a business in landscape design.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
Credit Toward Graduation. All credit that students earn in obtaining this certificate may also be applied toward satisfaction of the requirements for graduation from the College.
The minimum time for completion of this certificate is 3 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of classes completed per semester.
|Course number||Course Title||Annual Sections||Annual Enrollment/ Completions|
|O H 50||Introduction to Environmental Horticulture||5||130/130|
|O H 56||Horticultural Machines||1||30/30|
|O H 76||Fall and Winter Plant Identification||2||60/60|
|O H 63||Soils||1||30/30|
|O H 75||Pest Management||1||25/25|
|O H 77||Spring and Summer Plant Identification||2||60/60|
|O H 65||Plant Propagation||1||25/25|
|O H 70A||Principles of Landscape Design||2||40/40|
|O H 60||Business Practices||1||25/25|
|O H 70B -||Advanced Principles of Landscape Design||1||25/25|
This Certificate usually has 5-6 completions per year.
The program of study or this certificate is designed to give students both broad and specialized training for entry-level employment or to add to their current capabilities to create a business in landscape design.
The curriculum in Landscape Design is a 1.5-year course of study, planned so that graduates, depending upon their interests, abilities, and achievement, may qualify for employment in a wide variety of capacities. Positions that graduates may hold in private employment, or for which they may take civil-service examinations, landscape designer, horticultural or agricultural inspector, school or community garden coordinator, landscape restoration or landscape consultant.
The curriculum in Landscape Design, is a 1.5-year course of study, planned so that graduates, depending upon their interests, abilities, and achievement, may qualify for employment in a wide variety of capacities.
The course of study includes instruction in principles of landscape design and landscape construction, principles of environmental horticulture, plant identification, landscape horticulture, and business practices in the environmental-horticultural industry. Students who complete the curriculum receive the Landscape Design Certificate of Achievement.
(Y1 or S1)
|OH 50||Introduction to Environmental Horticulture||3||Y1/S1|
|OH 56||Horticulture Machines||3||Y1/S1|
|OH 60||Business Practices||3||Y1/S1|
|OH 75||Pest Management||3||Y1/S2|
|OH 76||Fall and Winter Plant Identification||4||Y1/S2|
|OH 77||Spring and Summer Plant Identification||4||Y2/S1|
|OH 70A||Principles of Landscape Design||3||Y2/S1|
|OH 70B||Advanced Principles of Landscape Design||3||Y2/S2|
|CMST 11||Basic Public Speaking||3||Y1 or Y2|