Golf and Sports Turf Management

The program below is undergoing modification and the modification will be placed into an addendum upon Chancellor’s Office approval - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates.

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02602)

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Graduates of this program will be able to communicate to the supervisors or owners above them their annual plan, budget, and goals.
  • Certificate students will present ideas, job tasks, and job duties to their fellow employees in a manner that effectively results in the desired outcome.
  • Certificate students will analyze an existing turf grass problem and will be able to formulate a plan to solve the problem.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”

Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.

Required Major Courses
LNT 133 - GOLF AND SPORTS TURF MANAGEMENT *3
LNT 128SPRINKLER DESIGN3
LNT 132TURF MANAGEMENT3
Select 4 units of the following:4
OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION I
OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION II
OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION III
OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION IV
Electives
Select 7 units of electives7
Common Core for Landscape and Nursery Technology16
Total Units36
*

LNT 133 - GOLF COURSE AND SPORTS TURF MANAGEMENT is only offered at Cuyamaca College, but it is fully articulated with Southwestern College. Students must enroll and register for the class at Cuyamaca College.

Nursery Occupations

Common Core
LNT 100PLANT AND HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE4
Select 3 units of the following:3
PLANT IDENTIFICATION: DECIDUOUS TREES
PLANT IDENTIFICATION: CONIFERS AND PALMS
PLANT IDENTIFICATION: BROADLEAF TREES
PLANT IDENTIFICATION - TREES
PLANT IDENTIFICATION: FLOWERING SHRUBS
PLANT IDENTIFICATION: FOLIAGE SHRUBS I
PLANT IDENTIFICATION: FOLIAGE SHRUBS II
PLANT IDENTIFICATION - SHRUBS
PLANT IDENTIFICATION: ANNUALS AND PERENNIALS I
PLANT IDENTIFICATON: ANNUALS AND PERENNIALS II
PLANT IDENTIFICATION: VINES AND GROUND COVERS
LNT 125LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION: CONCRETE AND MASONRY SKILLS1
LNT 126LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION: FENCE, DECK, AND LUMBER SKILLS1
LNT 127LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION: SPRINKLER INSTALLATION1
LNT 134SOILS3
LNT 136PLANT PEST AND DISEASE CONTROL3
Total Units16
Recommended Electives
LNT 70PRINCIPLES OF PRUNING FRUIT TREES AND VINES1
LNT 72HORTICULTURAL EQUIPMENT: CARE AND OPERATION2
LNT 75POND DESIGN, INSTALLATION, AND CARE1
LNT 91SPRINKLER SYSTEM MAINTENANCE: SPRINKLERS, PIPES, AND BACKFLOW DEVICES1
LNT 92SPRINKLER SYSTEM MAINENTANC: VALVES AND WIRING1
LNT 93SPRINKLER SYSTEM MAINTENANCE: CONTROLLERS AND SCHEDULING1
LNT 131LANDSCAPE CONTRACTING AND ESTIMATING3
LNT 148HORTICULTURAL BUSINESS PRACTICES3
BUS 150PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT3