Sustainable Landscape Practices
Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02613)
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 certificate program include Sustainable Landscape Manager, Landscape Irrigation Auditor, and Sustainable Landscape Designer.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- After performing a complete irrigation audit of a residential sprinkler system, write a complete analysis of your findings and also compose a report of ways in which the irrigation system can be adjusted, improved, or repaired to more efficiently apply water.
- Visit a typical San Diego landscape and perform a complete sustainable landscape audit. In the form of a written report, highlight the positive sustainable practices currently in use and also suggest methods in which the site can become more sustainable.
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.
|LNT 94||SPRINKLER SYSTEM INSTALLATION MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR||3|
|LNT 100||PLANT AND HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE||4|
|LNT 101||INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABLE ENERGY STUDIES||3|
|LNT 105||PLANT IDENTIFICATION - TREES||3|
|LNT 109||PLANT IDENTIFICATION - SHRUBS||3|
|LNT 119||PLANT IDENTIFICATION: XERIPHYTIC PLANTS||3|
|LNT 120||LANDSCAPE DESIGN I||4|
|LNT 128||SPRINKLER DESIGN||3|
|LNT 129||SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPE/WATER AUDITOR||3|
|LNT 134||INTRODUCTION TO SOIL SCIENCE||3|
|LNT 136||INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT||3|