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|Environmental Horticulture: Landscape Construction and Maintenance (AS)
||Agriculture & Natural Resources
Total Units: 23
The Environmental Horticulture: Landscape Construction and Maintenance major deals with all aspects of plant use in the landscape. People working in the landscape field derive job satisfaction from enhancing the function and beauty of the environment while being physically active outdoors or helping support that activity in allied sales and service occupations. Landscape work involves construction and planting projects, irrigation system design and water management, and specialty fields such as turf management, tree care, and interiorscapes. This program provides an introductory base of plant knowledge and landscape skills, allowing students the option of entering a variety of jobs with the preparation for rapid advancement within their chosen occupations. The program emphasizes hands-on learning and most courses incorporate lab activities that apply knowledge and skills in realistic settings. The program is actively supported by the local horticulture industry.
This program of study is also available as a certificate option.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Create a materials takeoff for hardscape features;
- develop the skills to perform landscape contractor construction skills;
- demonstrate proper landscape plant maintenance practices;
- develop proper water efficient practices in the landscape; and
- assess plants for landscape purposes.
The requirements for the Environmental Horticulture: Landscape Construction and Maintenance (AS) program are:
Complete 23 units from
- Environmental Horticulture: Landscape Construction and Maintenance Requirements
- Information Learning Resources Requirement
|Environmental Horticulture: Landscape Construction and Maintenance Requirements - complete 22.00 units|
|HORT 8||Plant Materials: Summer/Fall||3.00|
|HORT 12||Plant Materials: Winter/Spring||3.00|
|HORT 51||Introduction to Horticulture||3.00|
|HORT 80||Landscape Practices||3.00|
|HORT 91||Landscape Construction/Estimation||3.00|
|HORT 144||Landscape Irrigation||3.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 1.00 units from the following:|
|AGRI 98||Independent Study in Agriculture||1.00|
|AGRI 99I||Agriculture Occupational Work Experience Internship||1.00|
|Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:|
|AGBUS 2||Agricultural Computer Applications||3.00|
|AGBUS 56||Introduction to Agriculture Business and Management||3.00|
|AGBUS 61||Agricultural Marketing||3.00|
|AGBUS 62||Agricultural Sales and Communication||3.00|
|AGRI 60||Soil & Plant Nutrition||3.00|
|HORT 70||Plant Propagation||3.00|
|HORT 71||Nursery Production||3.00|
|HORT 93||Landscape Drafting and Design||3.00|
|Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units|
|LIR 10||Introduction to Information Literacy||1.00|
The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Associate Degree Requirements:
The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:
For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter,
a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis,
is required for each course applied toward the major.
Course Prerequisites and Advisories:
Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories;
that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course.
Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers
in the Program Requirements section.
It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.
Only one unit of AGRI 98 Independent Study or AGRI 99I Work Experience/Internship is required, but students may elect to take additional units.
The following courses are anticipated to be added as elective options: HORT 127 and HORT 133.