Sustainable Landscape Practices

Associate in Science
Career /Technical (Major Code: 02612)

Trains students to become proficient in the many skills needed to evaluate residential and urban landscapes for sustainable practices in design, installation, and maintenance. Careers related to this degree include Sustainable Landscape Professional, Landscape Irrigation Auditor, and Sustainable Landscape Designer.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Graduates of this program will be able to perform a complete water audit and compile their results in a written format.
  • The graduate will be able to make recommendations for the programming and improvement of the irrigation system to save water and prevent water loss from the property.
  • When provided a set of landscape design drawing, the graduate of this program will analyze and recommend design, installation, and maintenance practices that are not only sustainable, but fall within the local codes of the City of Chula Vista.
Program Requirements
LNT/SES 101INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE ENERGY STUD IES3
LNT 91SPRINKLER SYSTEM MAINTENANCE: SPRINKLERS, PIPES, AND BACKFLOW DEVICES1
LNT 92SPRINKLER SYSTEM MAINENTANC: VALVES AND WIRING1
LNT 93SPRINKLER SYSTEM MAINTENANCE: CONTROLLERS AND SCHEDULING1
LNT 100PLANT AND HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE4
LNT 102PLANT IDENTIFICATION: DECIDUOUS TREES1
LNT 103PLANT IDENTIFICATION: CONIFERS AND PALMS1
LNT 104PLANT IDENTIFICATION: BROADLEAF TREES1
LNT 106PLANT IDENTIFICATION: FLOWERING SHRUBS1
LNT 107PLANT IDENTIFICATION: FOLIAGE SHRUBS I1
LNT 108PLANT IDENTIFICATION: FOLIAGE SHRUBS II1
LNT 119PLANT IDENTIFICATION: XERIPHYTIC PLANTS3
LNT 120LANDSCAPE DESIGN I4
LNT 127LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION: SPRINKLER INSTALLATION1
LNT 128SPRINKLER DESIGN3
LNT 129SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE/WATER AUDITOR3
LNT 134SOILS3
LNT 136PLANT PEST AND DISEASE CONTROL3
Total Units36

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.