Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02604)
Provides an introductory base of plant knowledge and horticultural skills in the design, installation, and maintenance of sustainable landscapes and related horticulture industries. Students may specialize in various fields of study such as irrigation, propagation, design, and floriculture. This program emphasizes hands-on learning and laboratory activities that support practical application in the field. Students who earn this degree have the opportunity to embark on a successful and rewarding career with potential for rapid advancement. This degree is intended for current and aspiring horticulture professionals, transfer students, and anyone interested in the art and science of gardening.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate a breadth of horticultural knowledge while also creating awareness of green industry careers and modern workplace skills.
- Apply horticultural knowledge and skills to meet the economic, social, and environmental needs of our diverse bioregion.
|LNT 100||PLANT AND HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE||4|
|LNT 134||INTRODUCTION TO SOIL SCIENCE||3|
|LNT 136||INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT||3|
|LNT 146||PLANT PROPAGATION||3|
|LNT 151||PLANT IDENTIFICATION I||3|
|or LNT 152||PLANT IDENTIFICATION II|
|Select two units from the list of Electives below||2-4|
|LANDSCAPE DESIGN I|
|LANDSCAPE DESIGN II|
|SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE/WATER AUDITOR|
|FLORAL DESIGN I|
|FLORAL DESIGN II|
|FLORAL DESIGN III|
|WEDDING DESIGN AND EVENT PLANNING|
|HORTICULTURAL BUSINESS PRACTICES|
|PLANT IDENTIFICATION I|
|PLANT IDENTIFICATION II|
To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.